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Not like me to shitpost I know, but here is my answer to those "no JS" and "sub 256kb" website clubs

https://onlyinthis.club/

2020-11-28 12:49:06

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Someone asked me if I had any plans for the fall. It took me a moment to realise they meant "autumn" rather than the impending collapse of civilisation.

2020-11-28 07:50:02

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I think I might actually be becoming semi-competent in Go 🤔

2020-11-26 19:13:11

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Attempting to write a crawler/scraper/indexer/search engine in Go and let me tell you it is a FUCKING CHORE

2020-11-21 14:31:33

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Just had a scam email where the notes "scam victim using santander if in madrid" had been left in...

2020-11-16 18:29:22

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Sad times. The wallet that I have had for many years, and has travelled across continents with me, got put in a 90 degree wash and has shrivlled up like someone has insulted its maculinity. I am now on the market for a sustainable slim wallet. It was a TGT.

2020-11-16 07:39:26

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Seriously considering a switch to zsh after what feels like a lifetime of ksh (interactive only, scripts should be done in sh of course)

2020-11-15 12:00:39

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Nixers book club, starting with "The UNIX Programming Environment" (only the first couple of chapters mind)

What a fantastic idea! 💡📚

2020-11-14 17:34:15

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First gemlog entry done; also published to gopher phlog. Thankfully I put it on the web too otherwise I'd feel invisible: gemini://ols.wtf/gemlog/my-top-10-commands.gmi

2020-11-13 18:24:57

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I'm writing a post now that will go over the limit of Twitter, but I am hopefully doing something pretty sneaky by truncating it by *just* enough to make it all fit into one tweet. Like all things in computing, there is likely to be an off-by-one (or many) error which makes this go down in a ball of flames, but never mind!

2020-11-13 16:19:48

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I'm writing a post now that will go over the limit of Twitter, but I am hopefully doing something pretty sneaky by truncating it by *just* enough to make it all fit into one tweet. Like all things in computing, there is likely to be an off-by-one (or many) error which makes this go down in a ball of flames, but never mind!

2020-11-13 16:17:57

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I just can't leave this thing alone, this post has come from a command line client that I'm writing in POSIX shell to handle everything (instead of random other bits and bobs)

2020-11-13 16:02:04

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Done a naughty thing in Gemini. Using the quote identifier > but suffixing it with i, !, or ? allows me to style those differently when viewed on the web. Doesn't seem to screw up Gemini clients though so it's all OK. Come at me

2020-11-11 21:15:31

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TIL continuous integration means you have to continuously retry your builds until you stop getting rate limited by Docker Hub

2020-11-10 22:14:44

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I should add a "did you know this is a gemini proxy?" banner to every page of the capsule when viewed through the web proxy 🤔

2020-11-10 22:04:15

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I want to get vomit-worthy drunk 😵

2020-11-10 22:01:36

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Made the executive decision to have these social posts use a web link rather than a gemini one. Makes it more accessible but still drives traffic to the gemini server, even if it is through a web proxy!

2020-11-10 19:33:44

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Chocolate oat milk is perfection. The only way to improve on perfection is to add bourbon. Change my mind.

2020-11-10 19:28:53

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We're being encouraged to take 30 minutes away from work (lunch and regular breaks don't count) every day. Lots of people are using theirs to cycle, walk, meditate, etc. Today I used mine to set up a web proxy to my gopherhole: https://gopher.ols.wtf 🤷‍♂️

2020-11-10 15:53:26

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Really fancy some out-and-about shell goodness, but my Zipit Z2 is currently in the office, which is under lockdown 😔 absence makes the heart grow fonder I suppose!

2020-11-10 07:18:22

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Is a 9pm coffee ever a bad idea?

2020-11-09 20:43:24

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Alright, that previous message didn't even make its way to Mastodon, likely because of its length exceeding 500 characters. That means I *definitely* need to do something to make the length of a post cap at 280 characters including canonical link...

2020-11-09 19:05:17

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That last post went over the Twitter character length, which is fine. The link that the Mastodon cross-poster added to the tweet links to the root on chaos.social which in itself links to the original post.

Maybe I should do something whereby my "toot" script looks at the length of the message and strips the end off so that it doesn't go over 280 characters including the canonical link. Then again, I don't really care so much how this appears on Twitter...

In case you haven't noticed from this message, I'm trying to go over the character limit of the Mastodon server I use (500 characters) so I can see how this gets handled.

I think I should be over now, let's see what happens! 🤞🏻

2020-11-09 19:01:58

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This won't be shared on the socials. I just want to "check" some -/:;()£&@".,?!'` special symbols []{}#%^*+=_\|~<>€$¥•

2020-11-09 18:56:02

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Started porting a Gemini server to OpenBSD this evening. Got to a stage where everything looked like it was going to compile and then boom 💥 undefined references all over the place. Reminded me why I tend to use Go or shell for everything

2020-11-09 18:30:27

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Spent a little time on my not Twitter or even Mastodon because I own my own thoughts microblogger to make it work with my new gemini-first way of living. This right here is a test so wish me luck!

2020-11-09 16:08:20

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Trying this again using only gemini

2020-11-09 15:51:05

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Real talk this evening about how we're getting closer to Guerilla politics including cooperatives; soviets, collectives and communes 🤞🏻✊🏻🤲🏻

2020-09-23 22:43:09

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Time flies during the collapse of civilization.

2020-09-19 16:51:01

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Ops folk are the jocks of tech. Come at me

2020-09-18 17:54:11

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Motivation doesn't cut it, I need discipline.

2020-09-16 19:48:35

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Watching Kerrang! and remembering how awesome it was to be 13 😂

2020-08-16 14:01:46

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I've succumbed to the pressures of the targeted Instagram advert and added a weighted blanket to my Amazon basket... not pulled the trigger on purchasing yet though

2020-08-14 18:50:39

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Oh yeah, I never did any proper markdown stuff here did I... 😳

2020-08-11 16:34:22

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What happens if I put an actual image here?

![](https://ols.wtf/images/Blah.jpeg)

2020-08-11 16:33:04

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What happens if I put a link to an image here?

https://ols.wtf/images/Blah.jpeg

2020-08-11 16:30:05

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What happens if I share a tweet here?

https://twitter.com/heyitsols/status/1174061740415315968

2020-08-08 08:44:44

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Gone from having 0 side projects to like 7, all in the space of a couple of weeks. Burnout incoming!

2020-08-08 08:11:57

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Right, last bit on this today (assuming it works) is done; this should now contain a link to the individual thought rather than the timeline

2020-07-25 18:12:20

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OK I have quite a bit to write up: thought timeline which pushes to fedi and twitter, an image uploader, plus blog posts from emails (all static sites built with the shell of course)

2020-07-25 16:14:25

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Let's see if this makes it all the way to the socials... 🤞🏻

2020-07-25 15:29:36

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Little boy's first ballet class today #proud

2020-07-25 15:16:50

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This is a test

2020-07-25 09:57:41

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This is just a test of a thought. It's a bit longer than the other thoughts.gmi I've sent in the past, however it still pretty short

2020-07-25 09:36:21

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Test ignore

2020-07-25 09:35:55

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Ignore me I'm just a test

2020-07-25 09:34:40

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Testing whether I can send a thought just using dictation

2020-07-25 09:32:26

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This is a test just to see if thoughts.gmi can be shared using voice only

2020-07-25 09:17:43

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I need have something that takes the contents of these thoughts.gmi and tweets/toots it 🤔

2020-06-06 15:24:08

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Well isn't this interesting?

2020-06-05 14:57:25

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