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This guy: individually coil-binding small books at a print&copy shop costs too much! $30 for 10 books? Nuts!

Also this guy: I should totally buy this $300 quasi-industrial coil-binding monstrosity. For 10 books, occasionally.

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RJL20 boosts

Wow, its hard to start tooting on this instantiation

At last, it's that point in our solar orbit for my annual posting of that old (auld?) folks' song, by "batfancy" Tim (who is not Josh Billings), ft. jubilant horn: timeriksen.bandcamp.com/track/

What I bought today: a bigass jug of liquid brown sugar.

Oh! I think I know how to apply that local-only patch to our instantiation. Gonna try it now; sorry about this coming blackout!

Upgrading is through. I want to apply that patch for instantiation-only toots, but I still gotta find out how to do that. For now, just a bump from 2.9.2 to 2.9.3.

Gonna try updating our mastodon instantiation again in a bit, from 2.9.2 to 2.9.3. Also adding a glyph or two to its list of glyphs what is forbid. Forbad. Bad. Bad for us.

Anyway, right. Upgrading. Starting in a bit.

🌹 βš“ 🐜 🐜 🐜
🐟 πŸ“ πŸ“ πŸ“ ↩️
πŸ’€ πŸ’€ ⚰️ ⚰️

(Prompt and contributions from @sculpin )

πŸ‘ΆπŸ–: πŸ€΄πŸ‡©πŸ‡°

Arguing about copyright with far-away folks I don’t know again. What is my malfunction; why do I always do this?

I am also a wizzard, fwiw.

"It _says_ it's utf-8; why is it acting as though it's iso-8859-1? Why so much ÂÂÂ all around, stinking up this joint?"

*think*

*light bulb*

(httpd misconfiguration in a spot I didn't think of at first.)

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@sculpin is a wizzard.

I was working on a javascript bug for work for almost four hours. Told @sculpin about it. "Is it a DTD thing?"

Folks, it was a DTD thing. I didn't know that was a thing that could fuck up how javascript works, but obviously it is.

It took only a short bit to fix with that hint. Many thanks, @sculpin !

Got a not-as-old talk/sms/pokymon-go-playing box, and gotta switch all my two factor auth digits now. *sigh*

Writing: good, fun. Hiding actual ID: not a strong suit.

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Figuring out who owns a 'nym with a good book just out and dropping him a DM to say I dug it: uncouth? Mayhap, but I'm doing it anyway.

NB: Oulipo.social may go away for a bit soon, thanks to upgrading.

Sorry about all that instantiation bouncing tonight, folks. Polls put a ... kind of hand tool ... in ... a thing that wants no hand tools in it. Whilst I was fixing that, I did a thing or two past my original plan. That's why all that up and down. Again, sorry!

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Oulipo.social (Mark II)

Mastodon is a "FOSS" social sharing hub. A multi-host substitution for capitalistic platforms, it avoids risking a particular company monopolizing your communication. Pick a host that you trust — you can still talk with all hosts running Mastadon. Any individual can run a Mastodon instantiation and join in this social hub in a jiffy.