OT: Home wanted for If Monks Had Macs

Michael Kann mikekann at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 31 14:16:24 EST 2009


Amazon S3 Web Services might be an appropriate retirement home for the Monks. Mark Smith is guru numero uno on that stuff:


http://marksmith.on-rev.com/revstuff/index.html



--- On Thu, 12/31/09, Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com> wrote:

> From: Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com>
> Subject: OT: Home wanted for If Monks Had Macs
> To: "Rev Use-List" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 9:10 AM
> I just picked this up from the
> Tidbits digest. It seems like a good cause and I wonder if
> any lister here might be able to help. Just a thought. Sorry
> if people think it's a waste of bandwidth.
> 
> Graham
> 
> > 4. post-commercial software - best way to give my If
> Monks had Macs away?
> > 
> > Initial Message
> > Posted by: Brian Thomas Date: Dec 30, 2009.
> > 
> > Hello, Happy New Year to all. 
> > 
> > I'm the author of If Monks had Macs, a classic CD-ROM
> that still interests folks today and that works in Snow
> Leopard (and on Windows as well). It might be the longest
> running multimedia project in history. However, Monks is 21
> years old this winter and I think it's time it made its own
> way in the world. I would like to make it a free download,
> and I'm asking for suggestions for ways to do that. 
> > 
> > I can't afford to pay to give Monks away so I'm
> looking for suggestions or offers for free hosting. I have a
> mobileme account, but there is probably a better way than
> having folks log on to my public folder. It doesn't seem to
> allow regular downloads. 
> > 
> > Monks for Macs is 200 megabytes, the Windows version
> is about the same. However, they both share the same 150 mbs
> of art & audio. 
> > 
> > My regular website can't host the files. However, if
> you visit it you will see that to celebrate Monk's 21st
> birthday I have just quietly made available a free re-make
> for one of the games in Monks that I want. It is beautifully
> illustrated, quick and deep. And it is an excellent reminder
> or introduction to what Monks is. The remake of Killing Time
> will be formally announced with the release of the free
> Monks early next year: 
> > 
> > <http://rivertext.com/> 
> > 
> > Thanks, 
> > 
> > Brian Thomas
> > 
> 
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