CCXLIV - New Rune
“Orc Scientist: Boss! We've invented a new rune! Steve Orcs: Great work. ...What does it do? Orc Scientist: You put it on a sword... Freshly Runed Sword: Hey butt face!”
A year ago I tried learning ActivityPub, and more or less failed. I was confounded by a spec that was so abstract I couldn't make heads or tails of it. Turns out I was missing some key things.
I have written a guide to learning about ActivityPub that I wish existed a year ago when I first set out to learn how to write social media servers that conform to the spec:
heads up if you ever use gimp for redacting screenshots and the like
with the default settings, "clear", or the delete key, only makes a region transparent but doesn't delete the colour info. it can easily be retrieved
ways to fix this are:
1. uncheck "save colour values from transparent pixels" when exporting
2. put a fresh transparent layer underneath everything, its colour info (pure black) will be saved instead
3. just fill the area with a solid colour instead
3.1. or save as jpeg
capitalist economic theory: no one gives anything away without asking for something in return, and anything offered for free will be exploited by selfish people trying to profit from it
the anarchist free store in my town: please, come take more of our free stuff, we have too much. we're running out of space from all of these donations and don't know what to do
@rachel0964 Birmingham, Alabama
The way we usually describe it is "like a thrift store, except we don't charge for the stuff." People bring donations, volunteers sort them, people pick them up. Rent is covered through patreon and venmo donations
There's also a community edible garden being built in the back, plus community events and concerts. It's a really awesome little setup
I guess I need to start working on an ActivityPub compatible server with a frontend similar to Vine, I wouldn't want to disappoint @dansup after all.
To make it even more cursed, it'll probably be in node.js, as that's all I can really use without my head becoming a pile of goop.
I'll make a git repo for it tomorrow either on github or on my gitea instance.
I was wondering whether y'all found another audio recording solution? Have you looked at https://jami.net ?
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!