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if you think about it imperial measurements are just foot fetishism

With the “excuse” of the upcoming trip to attend , I have, here goes some notes on last year's Web Engines Hackfest:

The definitive guide to scaling; Pretty much invaluable if you're doing more advanced stuff with SVG, like SVG in HTML in SVG.

I think I’m finally starting to get the hang of some of these tools. Another stone, another making session (my favourite stone type so far). Not finished yet, I think, but I’m really happy with it so far.

Second pic is the start - nothing but the eyes starting to be drilled.

#carlymakes #stonecarving #owl

Why can I fork a repo but not spoon it?

Spooning a repo should be the inverse of a fork. Merging two codebases back together in a massive and epic multi-branch PR.

Don't @ me

Sometimes low-tech is a cooler solution than high-tech.

This sensor device detects if your package was handled roughly during transport: no electronics, just clever engineering.

Made a snowdecahedron. Not as nice as some people on the web, but still, I deserve a beer.

Anyone know a place that sells custom keys that work with backlights? I want something to replace my Super key so it doesn't have the Windows logo on it. I don't want stickers if I can avoid it.

I don't know if it's lack of practice or just plain blockheadedness, but I can see four refactorings in advance but can't see past one chess move.

Anyone already running their own Matrix server for a small group of users (like, under 10) I'd love to hear about how you've done it.

Boosts welcome.

#matrix #riot

Idil Biret plays Bartók's Piano Concerto number 2. How hadn't I seen this wonderful performance before?


Brasero, a CD/DVD writer app, is unmaintained but still widely used. Would you like to maintain it?

Why, yes, libxml2 has xmlUCSIsByzantineMusicalSymbols() as a public function 🤦

I contacted the Computer History Museum and paid them a small fee to have them scan the first 9 RFCs. I'm happy to say those scans are now online.

My post with interesting excerpts and things I learned looking at the scans:

The listing of the scans in their catalog, with a link to the PDF:

You can follow along with my series commenting on the first 365 RFCs here @365-rfcs

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