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nilix bonked 28 Jan 2023 00:01 -0700
original: encelado@mastodon.sdf.org

@publius needless to say that here we firmly believe that Romanesco broccoli is the quintessence of Broccoli :P.
P.S. I'll take a picture of Giordano Bruno's statue for you, next time I see it.

nilix honked 26 Jan 2023 17:12 -0700

also released a slight update to #ryudo: v1.4.1

fixes the implementation of the usleep() wait when you spawn a terminal by keyboard, before it reshapes it. mysteriously broke after I upgraded my system.

additionally, I updated the manpage which I forgot to update in line with the readme at v1.4.0

https://nilfm.cc/git/ryudo

nilix honked 26 Jan 2023 17:07 -0700

Switched to #st for my #terminal

Applied the scrollback ringbuffer and mouse-altscreen patches, and customized the cursor to mimic the #plan9 bone cursor (cursorshape 9 ofc). It has the same behavior of changing color depending on if it's the active window or not as my #acme fork :>

two translucent suckless terminals, showing a plan9-style bone cursor; the active one in front has the cursor in turquoise, and the inactive one in back uses the regular fg color for the cursor

nilix honked 26 Jan 2023 12:19 -0700

Following a chain of an SP to a table to another SP to a library to a windows service to another library to another SP to...

what the hell am I looking for again?

nilix bonked 26 Jan 2023 11:59 -0700
original: cuaxolotl@honk.xj-ix.luxe

sometimes less experienced programmers will tell me that i'm like super smart or something, when i can write out a program that works. idk maybe i am smart, but being able to write some logic down in a javascript component isn't even a hard computer problem. you just have to know how to use your tools..

i can use ChatGPT to write components that consume some API

ok, but then you still have to be able to validate that it works AND that it conforms to the API that you're trying to talk to AND isn't talking out of its ass. which is the same amount of work as reading the docs and writing the program yourself!

nilix bonked 25 Jan 2023 16:31 -0700
original: icy@h.icyphox.sh

I’m loving the Finnish work-life:

  • Show up at like 9:30–10:00
  • Coffee and/or breakfast at the office
  • Work
  • Lunch at 11:30–12:00, till about 12:15–1:00
  • Work
  • Coffee again
  • Leave at 4–4:30
  • Don’t look at Slack/email until the next morning

nilix honked 25 Jan 2023 16:18 -0700

One of the fun things about #honk is that every honk user has very different and opinionated stylesheets (sometimes similar to the style of their website, sometimes not)

nilix honked 24 Jan 2023 20:49 -0700

I had to upgrade all my #voidlinux packages so the #delve debugger would play nice with all the C runtime stuff.

Sometimes it seems the package dependencies aren't declared quite as strictly as they need to be.

nilix honked 24 Jan 2023 11:38 -0700

Why is the Subject<T> always null when I read it in the template with the async pipe? Gotta do some janky shit where I create a new Observable<T> in the Subject.subscribe() and read that in the template.

#angular #rxjs #whyYouDoLikeThis

nilix bonked 24 Jan 2023 09:56 -0700
original: cblgh@merveilles.town

i just let rip a new piece of writing:

a year-long observation on trends in the peer-to-peer space, namely the appearance of companies building platforms on top. outlined are a few of these platform companies, accompanied by questions regarding expected futures, as well as a small essay on the importance of community infrastructure

🍐 https://cblgh.org/p2p-commercialization/

nilix honked 23 Jan 2023 12:29 -0700

honkers gonna #honk

Return of the black hole cafe :3

And now I should eat something before I exhaust my lunch break making CSS tweaks.