Three big things happening in librsvg - https://people.gnome.org/~federico/blog/three-big-things-happening-in-librsvg.html
On #non-latin #cyrillic #modernist #typography
"Needless to say, that when it comes to non-Latin writing systems exercised in regions culturally and geographically distant from Europe the opportunities for typographic modernism were even more slim: for example in 1957 [...] Linotype was still trying to figure out how to adapt the forms of Arabic script to their machinery (and not the other way around, of course), which resulted in 'Simplified Arabic' design."
Free posters on the do's and don'ts of designing for accessibility https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/02/dos-and-donts-on-designing-for-accessibility/ #accessibility #a11y #oer #onlinelearning See also https://community.canvaslms.com/groups/accessibility/blog/2018/05/08/how-to-fix-and-prevent-accessibility-issues-in-your-canvas-course
Reasons why I howled with laughter in the shop today
Today I've been implementing the new @RiotChat@twitter.com stickers functionality in Fractal. I've to fix some minor bugs, but I'm almost there.
A couple of hacks and TODOs later, got the offset filter effect working fully in Rust in librsvg, matching the C code output on the reference test.
“The Rust Programming Language” has been sent to the printers! https://users.rust-lang.org/t/the-rust-programming-language-has-been-sent-to-the-printers/17546 source: https://twitter.com/rustlang/status/997642912199569408
birdsite, re "SJW" terminology Show more
QT @JosephBrassey@twitter.com: https://twitter.com/JosephBrassey/status/996958209393881090?s=19 :
What's the opposite of a Social Justice Warrior?
A Status Quosader.