This is superb. Well done, Linus.
Linus Torvalds to an antivaxer https://lore.kernel.org/ksummit/CAHk-=wiB6FJknDC5PMfpkg4gZrbSuC3d391VyReM4Wb0+JYXXA@mail.gmail.com/
I wrote a quick response to Ben Gillbanks' post on why people use #Medium - I think it's still valid today, albeit 2 years after the post was written.
TL;DR - Avoid Medium. 🙂
I vastly agree with this from @Edent about names and special characters.
We can throw Welsh names into the misspellings required – Siôn, Siân, Glyndŵr, to name a few.
We're 3 years old today and to celebrate we shipped a new version. 🥳
- Autocomplete Support
- Creative Commons Licenses
- Network Timeline
- Admin config settings
- Profile pronouns
- New admin dashboard layout
- Fresh about page layout
- Instance Rules
- New Home Timeline
Wow, after 25 years of Unix experience, I learned that you can filter output in #less.
Press ampersand (&) and enter a regex to show only lines matching the regex.
Press ampersand (&) and then exclamation mark (!) to apply an inverse filter.
Speaking of block-based themes for #WordPress
It seems Automattic just beat me to creating a fully block-based theme with nice defaults and it's suuuuper lightweight.
The front page of my blog is now 152kB uncompressed
30 kB compressed!
www.thorlaksson.com for a live example.
I just created an empty FSE-ready theme for my WordPress site, and with ~1 hour of work — all in Gutenberg, no coding necessary! — it already looks passable.
I'm really looking forward to taking this a bit further
#WordPress is 18 today, so I thought it would be fun to share a screenshot of my first foray into WP, a tech blog called Refugeeks. The site started in 2010, and looked like this for nearly 3 years. 🤦♂️
The design is diabolical, but I thought it would be fun to share. Any of you folks got any design horror stories in your past? If so, get sharing them! 😊
Day 028 of #100DaysToOffload:
I left the JAMStack and IndieWeb in February 2021. What am I feeling three months later?
After a sudden hostile (and/or grossly incompetent) takeover by Freenode tonight, the #qutebrowser IRC channel is now on libera.chat: https://blog.qutebrowser.org/qutebrowser-moving-to-libera-chat.html - I urge other projects to do the same sooner rather than later, as long as you can still tell your users about it.
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