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Okay, that's enough progress for today on the rewrite of my #AsciiDoc to #GemText conversion pipeline.

Added a pre-processor that allows me to add ,gemini=hidden to links I don't want to show up in the gmi document, and ,gemini=extend-to-eol for links I want to extend to the end of the line.

I don't expect others to find this useful, but so far it looks like it will help reduce link clutter in #gemini documents, without having to handcraft a #gmi version of the same blog post.

#coding

#SourceHut now supports deployment of #Gemini pages via their new #SourceHutPages feature: gemini://srht.site/quickstart.gmi

If you prefer a plain #website via #SHPages, then that's also an option: srht.site/quickstart

Or, stuff both #GemText and #HTML files in your tarball and support both protocols. ;)

Suggestions welcome for preparing #food when all you have is:

An electric water kettle
An egg cooker
A small contact grill
A microwave

Preferably not ready-made microwave meals.

Do you post #photos on #GemLog? Then you might want to make sure you strip certain #metaData such as #GPS #GeoTags from your pictures before publishing them through your #GemPort.

How to strip these, and other tips at: gemini://fixato.org/gemini-tips.gmi

If you want to reply to my #Gemini #blog article, please leave a public reply to this Mastodon post. :)

(Don't want your reply potentially aggregated on the web/gem log post? Please reply as 'unlisted' instead, or start it with NoRepost.)

I've written another #GemLog, this time about today's drawing with our son and his crayons:
gemini://fixato.org/2021-03-18-drawing-with-kiddos-crayons.gmi or proxied via Vulpes.One's Gemini-HTTP proxy

If you want to reply to my #Gemini #blog article, please leave a public reply to this Mastodon post. :)

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In my latest #GemLog article on FiXato's #GemPort, I explore the concept of #PhotoAlbums for Gemini:
gemini://fixato.org/2021-03-10-exploring-photo-albums-for-gemini.gmi
(or web proxied via vulpes.one)

If you have any suggestions or comments for my #Gemini #blog article, please leave a public reply to this Mastodon post. :)

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Remember these #FantaStickers from #Panini?
There were some nice designs on these #sticker #collectibles. I should see if I can find a site which has an overview of them.

Part of me wants to stick this one on my laptop, but I think I'll just keep it in my #NostalgiaBox where it will likely last a much longer time... ;)

#nostalgia #JeugdSentiment #90s #90sKid #childhood #90sChildhood #FantaSticker #Radioactivity #reindeer

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Went into one of my '#nostalgia boxes' filled with old receipts, stickers, #wristBands, souvenirs and other #memorabilia from vacation trips, #concerts, and other #events, that a normal person would turn into a #scrapbook I guess. I was hoping to find one of those construction bricks I was looking for in my earlier post.
While I didn't find that, I did find some lovely #memories in that #NostalgiaBox, such as #demoscene stuff from #OutlineDemoparty
#MSX #Mario #Delain

Looking for the name of a construction toy from my youth 

Spent some time trying to find the name of some #constructionToys from the #80s or #90s that I used to play with in my #youth.

I can't quite remember the design of the bricks, so I drew four designs that I could imagine. Not sure if there was a single type of brick, or if there were two different ones that were meant to be used together.

You could lock these together to form various geometric shapes or weird structures. Either by locking the sides together, or by inserting one or two into the middle of another.

I was first reminded of these by seeing 'Plus-Plus' in a #toy shop here in Norway, but those aren't quite the same as the ones I remember growing up in the #Netherlands. #PlusPlus is rectangular, while the ones from my #childhood are square-shaped instead, and had a plus-shaped hole in the middle.

I had sort of forgotten about them again after the last time I looked for their name, but since I dreamt about them last night, I figured I'd #AskTheFediverse this time. :)

#JeugdSentiment #jeugd #MijnJeugd #JarenNegentig #JarenTachtig #eighties #nineties #MyChildhood #nostalgia

Byte Battle:

youtube.com/watch?v=uiLUcZbTDM

#demoscene

(But Truck what is that?
It's a sizecoding showdown... 2 coders head to head making something in tic-80, with time _and_ size limits. See the video. Still be unsure what it is. Know it will be awesome and tune in.)

(And yes, Fennel is allowed ... but sadly the contestants (8 folks) are already picked (which is probably a good idea, really, since coordinating people across timezones and being sure everyone's set up...

I _believe_ Flopine will be one of the contestents, I don't know, I just know Flopine was apparently trying out tic80 on her stream ... so... (: )

I have this series of #sketch #drawings of a sort of #mascot I drew several years ago inspired by the name of the website of an #IRC friend of mine, but which never really got used: photos.app.goo.gl/21j5iXxcv14G

I still really like the idea of it, but never really fleshed it out to a point where I was completely satisfied with it.

Recently I've had the urge to do something with it again; perhaps use it for some of my own projects, but it's very #music oriented, which I'm not as much.

I guess I could use it for some of my music-related projects, like I did as a placeholder for fixato.org/music/recommendatio, but it'd still feel like I'm underutilising the little chick.

Though I guess that how I drew him here, with the 'o' originally meant to resemble a harp, I guess it also kind of looks like a computer keyboard, albeit from a wrong perspective.

#FiXatoDraws

dream log, Hitman, Roswell, MSX (long; ~1400 chars) 

I dreamt I was playing an #MSX game which reminded me a lot of the #Hitman series.
Visually it alternated between a isometric perspective like in the Batman game, or #LaAbadíaDelCrimen, with graphics that made me think it was a typical #ZXSpectrum port (though ran a lot smoother than those usually do...).
Bright red, yellow and blue colours used, with red being the most prominent.
You even had two coins you could throw to distract guards. They were supposed to be Polish #złoty, though I noted in the #dream they were incorrectly indicated as #Euro. The coins were dark red and obviously spun around a lot.

One of the levels was supposed to have a hidden ending where you found a #cryostasis unit and had to find a way to thaw and revive those inside. It would turn out they were aliens.

That specific episode was set in the ' #Roswell year', which in the dream I thought was 1943, but I was corrected by another dream character as it having happened in 1946. A quick look on Wikipedia shows both my dream thoughts were wrong, as the #RoswellIncident was in July of #1947.

I was trying to plan the game in my #ParentalHome, with various other people also bringing in their MSX machines, including my late #father. A missed #realityCheck opportunity...

Now I kinda wish such a game existed for the MSX :p

#dreaming #dreams #dreamLog #FiXatoDreams #personal

re: CLI Player Queue progress 

got some more #coding done on #CliPlayerQueue, and I can now easily add channels by name and channel id either via a single #CLI command, or by hitting ctrl+n in the #fzf menu and entering the values when asked for.

Existing feeds can be updated from the menu by a single ctrl+u press.

Filtering is also slightly improved.

At this point it's one thing I can cross off the #ScratchYourOwnItches list. :D

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Google Photos 

Started the download of about 250 GB of photos and videos from #GooglePhotos.
So glad we have #fibreInternet now, so I can just download five 50GiB archives one at a time, rather than 25 ten GiB archives, which then still had the tendency to time-out while downloading...

Once I've verified the archives, and successfully extracted them all (hope I have the spare disk space for that on the missus desktop...), I can tell #Google to reduce the quality to claim back cloud storage space.

Inspired by @benhamill's #WolfShirtWednesday post, here's a snapshot of me wearing my #SonataArctica #wolf #tshirt.

#DailyPhoto #contentWarnings: #selfie, no direct eye-contact from me, as I'm looking towards the banner on the wall behind me, but the wizard drawn on it does kind of look directly at the camera.
And I guess the metal horn hand-sign?

#wolf #wolves #beard #selfies #FiXato #FiXatoBlog

(repost because the (long) image description didn't seem to have gone through from mobile...)

I've created an alt account over at toot.cat: @FiXato@toot.cat

You can find the re-introduction post at toot.cat/@FiXato/1055047806305.

Once the avatar and other profile data are properly cached (currently I'm showing as a without profile info for some reason, at least from m.s), I'll boost the intro post and import my follows list.

Currently I don't have concrete plans for migrating away from this profile, yet. I first want to explore 's features, and maybe try out other alternatives.

I've created an alt account over at toot.cat: @FiXato@toot.cat

You can find the re-introduction post at toot.cat/@FiXato/1055047806305.

Once the avatar and other profile data are properly cached (currently I'm showing as a without profile info for some reason, at least from m.s), I'll boost the intro post and import my follows list.

Currently I don't have concrete plans for migrating away from this profile, yet. I first want to explore 's features, and maybe try out other alternatives.

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