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Really is something to aspire to.
Heh. I didn’t even realise Librewolf does this out of the box (I’m actually on Void Linux)
(#sg2wy5q) @prologic Yeah I agree; my issue is not that the technology can be used in such a powerful way, it’s the fact the data has to come from these big tech companies gathering it up all the wrong way.
In any case, I already use the government mandated QR check in app thing, I will not consent my data to be vacuumed up and given over by the likes of Bookface and Google 😆
Any wonder I de-Google.
(#jj56spq) @firstname.lastname@example.org Indeed, great for those of us privileged, but for anyone on an extremely limited internet connection (there’s still some 3rd world places I believe that only have dial-up, of all things), resources like these would be invaluable.
What a resource this is: https://www.repairfaq.org/
Full of no-nonsense repair guides for all sorts of electronics. Sure a lot of it is based on fairly old stuff (VCRs for example) but the general electronic principals can carry over anyway.
(#ctdtuta) I’m assuming the slight alignment difference I was talking about is simply the difference in font styling/sizing between browsers, as it’s proper text we’re dealing with. Might always just be a case of getting it ‘near enough’ 🤔
(#ctdtuta) @prologic You’re not wrong. Inkscape puts out a lot of extra stuff in the output. I use a CLI program called svgo to optimize the svg files. In the case of that logo, it went from 6kb down to 2.9kb!
Maybe @darch knows more about how to get more consistency.
The fact I had to make it a bit unaligned in Inkscape to make it aligned in the web view has me rattled a bit 🤣
(#ctdtuta) @prologic @darch might do this better than me (the way it lined up in Inkscape is slightly different than how it is on the site so I had to compensate in Inkscape…bit weird) anyway, give this a try and see the difference: https://files.mills.io/download/twtxt.net.min.svg
(#pftowua) @prologic Funny you should say that because I when I was first bringing https://we.loveprivacy.club to life I had a similar thought, but then with the new static discovery thing and also the option to switch on public viewing of the cached posts I didn’t think of it any more, thinking it would probably just be extra complexity at the time. I guess the question is how difficult (or not) would it be to implement? I like the idea personally.
@prologic (#ctdtuta) i guess compared to to the old compact one it is, but the different design will always take up a bit more extra vertical space so I don’t know how much more it could be compacted.
(#nzlxpaa) @prologic I got something a bit closer by editing the svg in Inspector. Notably, you need to add
viewBox (https://css-tricks.com/scale-svg/#the-viewbox-attribute) to the SVG element to get control over the scaling. I added
viewBox="100 50 300 200" in my example, then tinkered with the
y attributes of the individual text bits to make them line up differently to the yarn ball. “
(#ndck4vq) @email@example.com Interesting. Looks like it could be handy. Also be interested if there was something like that off-line. Also something like Shellcheck that doesn’t require a mountain of Haskell dependencies too would be cool, if you know of one.
It’s not crazy at all.
I know it’s not, I just found it amusing when someone on tildes.net that time compared the idea to risking dying in a car crash 😛
(#ndck4vq) @firstname.lastname@example.org Yeah it’s funny some people would think it’s crazy to use CGI in this simple way yet at the same time not worry about the numerous badly written PHP sites out there that are far more vulnerable .
@email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org (#i2msm4a) Ad revenue. A lot of companies start out with noble enough goals but can start slipping as more revenue is needed (or wanted). Happens all the time. Even Mozilla. What you might call “selling out” I suppose.
I agree about Brave ads in the browser, think I switched them off. Found the browser itself to be quite decent, nowadays I use both Brave and Librewolf depending on what I’m doing, keep things isolated to a specific browser.
(#ndck4vq) @email@example.com Speaking of CGI,
pp etc, have you any more thoughts of
pp under CGI? I know it will make some web devs faint with the idea from a security standpoint but I’m sure that wouldn’t be too hard to solve with isolation or something.
(#x4gjcjq) I should note the
font-family:Scheherazade part of the above is likely not a font that barely anyone has on their computer, I was just too lazy to change it 🤣 Most people probably see a sans-serif version or something but it looks OK.
(#i2msm4a) @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com Regardless of that, and whether either truly exists, the end result is what I’m interested in. In this case, will the Brave ads truly be a privacy-friendly alternative to Google’s or will they slowly degrade as the desire for revenue increases? We shall see.
I don’t know much about SVGs myself but I do know that to have the pod name part be dynamic it would have to be pure text inside the SVG, not a transform path or whatever the SVG lingo is, i.e not drawn
eg. the ‘a yarn social pod’ part of my Pod’s is text
<tspan style="font-family:Scheherazade;-inkscape-font-specification:Scheherazade;fill:#fff">a yarn.social pod</tspan>
(#i2msm4a) @firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t mind this, I have been using Brave Search myself for the past week or so and been very pleasantly surprised at how accurate it’s results are. Things get interesting now though, as soon the “free” version of Brave Search will be ad-supported. Let’s see how long Brave can be “not evil”.
I did find over time with 10+ tabs open that even LibreWolf was running up the RAM usage pretty crazy, similar to how original Firefox would. This helps a tonne though: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/auto-tab-discard/
Inactive tabs get put to sleep (sleeping tabs even have a little ‘zzz’ symbol on the favicon area) and will just reload when you click on them to reactivate them.
@prologic (#x4gjcjq) Good idea, and shouldn’t be too hard to implement as far as the dynamic part of the instance name etc. My problem with SVGs is I have no real artistic ability to draw anything. The extent of my ability is making text in Inkscape and converting them to paths (to preserve the font styling), which isn’t very efficient 🤣