Argh. Getting up in the morning, start to read Mastodon and getting stressed out because I can't read all of the stuff that happened in the last 14h or so. Too many people posting while I sleep? Time to prune the list? Anyway, I must be off to work.
GNU Savannah, where one of my #git repos is, doesn't allow me to push --force. It's always pull and push. That also means that I cannot fix my repo's history and the commits I made on a misconfigured system using firstname.lastname@example.org will be forever attributed to similarly misconfigured user "sauerteig".
(I use multiple git repos, see <https://oddmuse.org/wiki/Source>)
TCP/IP networking is hard. So I use a framework like Mojo::IOLoop (#perl). Then it doesn't quite work. Now I have two problems. I understand neither the technology, nor the framework. One possible solution would be to move from Mojo::IOLoop back to Net::Server?
if the big thing preventing you from jumping on this hot new Forth craze was the hassle of both finding a good primer and installing the software then you should probably check out Easy Forth, a basic introduction to Forth with inline repl to play with while reading
Re that last boost: Mastodon is hard to get into without a guide and some focused usage.
The things that make it less toxic also make it harder to discover people to follow.
Without people, you just kind of feel like you're tooting into the void. It makes Mastodon a lonely place that you're less likely to return to. I mean, this is why Twitter and Facebook put so much energy into recommendations.
I don't think Mastodon should try to solve this problem. But let's acknowledge the hurdles.
@crc Given that the phlogs I have seen on phlogosphere.org all use a Markdown syntax and out gopher URLs in footnotes of their text files, it would be nice if there was a way to click and follow them in the Gopher app. What do you think?
It would also be nice if we could copy text from Gooher menus. All those i items sometimes contain stuff I want to copy and paste.
εxodus has found at least 5 games embedding Alphonso tracker: https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/trackers/82/
"Alphonso listens to audio signals in TV advertisements and is included in games and other apps for children."
"You have too much time on your hands" is one of the worst possible sentences to utter
It demeans quest for happiness, arguably the only reason for sentience. The person who says it has given up experiencing joy for its own sake, to have pleasure in activities beyond productivity
A person who judges another's use of free time so callously is already dead inside
Perhaps on me of the reasons I like the gopher interface to my #Oddmuse wiki is that I’ve written an alternative curl based client using Emacs and there are other Emacs based clients which use HTTP auto communicate with the wiki but don’t use HTML to render its content. https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/OddmuseCurl
I know nothing about TCP/IP but writing this #gopher server with support for the w item type (writeable – useful for blogging and wikis), I found that data would arrive in chunks and thus there's no way for me to know when the entire text (or binary file) has been received. For now, I'm simply looking for a chunk ending in a single period ("\n.\r?\n") -- even for binary uploads. This will then get stripped. I feel dirty, now. Any other ideas?
The feeling when you look at your logs and find that somebody wrote a very stupid spider for my sites and got confused in wiki links, old pages, searches and what not, ignoring robots.txt, metadata, suggested wait times between requests, and you whois the IP and get "Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt" in Norvay, which Google Translate tells me is the Defense Research Institute.