ISC is hiring another support engineer and another dhcp developer

Session 4 of ISC's "Practical BIND 9 Management" 5-webinar series is coming next Wednesday, May 19!

@cstrotm will be discussing the basics of dynamic zones in BIND, and he will once again host a **HANDS-ON** live demonstration. Don't miss it!

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I'm playing around with GNU Recutils and writing thin wrappers for data management in

If (like me) you've never heard of recutils- be sure to check it out. It's a plaintext database.

There's still a lot to do, but the minimal incarnation of my server in is working now.

See gemini://

According to Shadowrun, today is when people start turning into trolls, goblins, and orcs.

April maintenance releases of BIND are available

In addition to bug fixes and feature improvements, these releases also contain fixes for several security vulnerabilities, CVE-2021-25214, CVE-2021-25215, and CVE-2021-25216, about which more information is provided in these
Security Advisories

current supported stable branches:

9.11.31 -

9.16.15 -

RetroForth 2021.4 is out.

- renamed namespace prefix: to sigil:
- reduced memory usage for I/O
- Python VM now supports run length encoded images
- C VM is cleaner, allows selection of I/O at compile time
- socket support is now optional (disabled by default)
- 65c816 assembly implementation of the VM thanks to Piotr Meyer
- cleanups and refactoring to the examples
- misc. bugfixes and documentation corrections

gopher:// or

The Starforged Kickstarter is live:

From the same folks that brought out Ironsworn, the solo RPG that brings vows, bonds, and quests in a desolate world to your table.

Plays solo, co-op, and with a GM with very little changes between them.

I was on this first-day. I hope you'll check it out.

#ironsworn #ttrpg #kickstarter

My Silicon Valley #Forth Interest Group meeting presentation on #9P is now up on Youtube.

A tweet from Twitterverse: 

From the Secret Working group secretariat for - #damaki


We dedicated Bert's Secure Reverse Polish DNS Calculator (BSRPDNSC) to Dan Kaminsky who was an inspiring DNS hacker.


Here are the full sources for the new LS1028A processor module for MNT Reform, designed by RBZ Embedded Logics (Madrid):

The chip on this module has dual ARM Cortex-A72 processors and 8GB or 16GB DDR4 RAM while keeping the Vivante GC7000L GPU with open source drivers.

We are still in the assembly, bringup and testing phase of the module. Bringing it to market will still take several months. But once available, you will be able to plug this upgrade into the MNT Reform that you can order today:

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