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How do people feel about 'programming ligatures'? I have some thoughts.

(see Fira Code for examples:

And when you're writing an article, ALWAYS use relative links when referring to other wiki pages. That way the proxy-er can choose where the user goes.

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So I just write a few articles, then set up a priority list of other servers I trust. If I don't like someone's article, then I just copy it and modify.

Users can either edit their hosts file, or change the proxy setting in their gemini client. They set it to the one whose editorial standards they agree with.

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If you've ever seen that 'encyclosphere' project and agree that the centralized nature of wikipedia is an issue, but worry about immense cost-overheads with developing a website, consider: We make our own wiki articles on gemini://wiki.your.tld/Article.gmi
Then we each run a server which proxies requests made to gemini://wiki/Article.gmi -- programmed proxy requests to other servers.
Each article should start with its canonical URL, and end with the license of the article.

It shouldnโ€™t be a surprise that Facebook has joined Section 230โ€™s critics: it literally has the most to gain from decimating the law.

git changing master to main by default 

I had it when some minor update caused to interminably hang (all because my home directory was network mounted).
My general tech advise to average people: Never update anything that already works.

Looking at you, literally every meme systems programming lang

Looking at you with extreme prejudice, every meme shell ๐Ÿ˜ 

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If your project aims to become a fixture in the computational substrate of infrastructure on top of which everything else runs

I will have pretty high standards for your work

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Well, I'm late to the party, but already have some (original, never-before-seen) content:
Action Jones (The Story of a Lost Piece of Cultural History)

How a (formerly) online webseries captured my imagination, and the grief of its loss to the world.

I wonder when @solderpunk will declare gemini complete and delete the mailing list.
Maybe subscribing to it was a bad idea.

Started teaching myself how to use this morning. Window manipulation feels fun. (I've always tended to organize windows in a tiling way).

Still need to port my xfce-shiftit script over (is there a command to get the current window's width?)

Also, I'm not sure about one thing: can you have a tabbed window inside a tiled layout? It's simple with programs that have tabs baked into them, but I want to have an alacritty window with multiple alacritty tabs.

โœ“ MIME database for gmnisrv

Regex routes and reverse proxying are the main remaining features before it's 1.0 ready I think

> [some twitter followers] asked why Iโ€™m troubled by a core system component using hundreds of megabytes of memory to ... do nothing.

Well, they are using twitter... proprietary software users don't always have the best judgement.

I often wonder why DAVx5 so frequently has an update, but vdirsyncer hardly ever does. Don't these two programs just do the same thing, but on different platforms?

@sir back when i didn't know any better my team jumped through all sorts of cloud hoops to get a repeating workload to run once an hour. it did work, but one of the senior people from a diff project was like "not sure why this isn't just a cron job" :catto:

"We moved to GitHub because everyone's already there"

"We shut down the mailing lists because most of our users prefer to use GitLab in their web browser"

"We're rewriting in Rust because we don't really have any non-x86_64 users"

"We're leaving IRC because Discord is more user-friendly"

What all of these arguments have in common is that they exclude people, centralize infrastructure, and eschew free software for proprietary solutions, all in the name of some ill-defined measure of "progress".

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