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Re: Conventional wisdom 18 days ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/public-inbox

> I have uttered an Undisputed Truth, and there is no need for discussion.

Agreed.  It's the same as calling something an anti-pattern.  That's supposed to
immediately settle the conversation apparently.  It's lazy thinking and something
I catch myself doing often.

> "all abstractions leak."

This one is great, maybe "all abstractions leak, eventually."

> I have found that there is never enough testing; you do as much as you can 
> with the resources available.

This one is tough, but because I work at startups with tight deadlines and many

Re: lists.sh lists cannot be listed. 23 days ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh

Sorry about that, I made some updates to the style of the default blog pages and used the wrong variable!  It should be fixed now.

Thanks for letting us know!

Re: conventional wisdom 24 days ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/public-inbox

> People call something "conventional wisdom" when they don't want to spend any time justifying it.

I think this is at the core with what I don't like about conventional wisdom or calling something an "anti-pattern."  My next post is probably going to talk about lazy thinking and how calling something an anti-pattern is an anti-pattern.

Re: Is pico.sh on some platform that allows small donations? 4 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh

> Is there any option to donate to pico.sh organization? Liberapay? 
> OpenCollective? Ko-Fi?

We don't have anything setup yet but I think that's a good idea. 
Since you're the first to ask, which platform would you prefer?

Re: Consciousness 5 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/public-inbox

Hey thanks for reaching out and reading my article!

> With regard to your article, I think you are overly simplifying 
> consciousness to a more materialistic explanation.

This is very likely.  I haven't really read the literature on consciousness and only have a bachelor's in neuroscience that I have never really used in any practical sense.

> It is possible to be 
> both conscious, for instance, and asleep. We might say that person is 
> "not as aware" at that specific moment, but that they are still 
> perceiving something is reflected in the potential for having dreams.

Interesting point.  I think there's also a question I would need to answer about going under general anesthesia.  Are we conscious when we are under anesthesia?  How does that work into my explanation?

Re: prose.sh 5 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh


Thank you so much for bringing this bug to our attention.  We have found the issue, patched it, and deployed the fix.

Please read the commit for more context: https://git.sr.ht/~erock/pico/commit/412982b9851a9555c747513d5cd50

Thanks for using prose!

Re: rooting for prose.sh (and pico.sh) 5 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh

Hey thanks!  Much appreciated!

Re: Footnotes with refs on prose.sh 6 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/public-inbox


Yes there is a specific format. This feature was quietly released. 

You can see the raw post here:

Lemme know if you need anymore help!

[PATCH v1] feat: images can now be uploaded from all services 7 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh

Prose will also replace all relative paths to images with a url to their
imgs.sh blog.
This patch integration prose and imgs together so it's very easy to
display images on your blog.

 filehandlers/imgs/md.go |  2 +-
 imgs/api.go             | 71 +++++++++--------------------------------
 imgs/config.go          |  9 ++++++
 prose/api.go            | 25 ++++++++-------
 prose/scp_hooks.go      |  2 +-
 shared/config.go        | 39 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 shared/mdparser.go      | 61 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 7 files changed, 138 insertions(+), 71 deletions(-)
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[PATCH v1] feat: add ability to pipe to any service 7 months ago

From Eric Bower to ~erock/pico.sh

Implements https://todo.sr.ht/~erock/pico.sh/47
 cmd/lists/ssh/main.go  |  2 ++
 cmd/pastes/ssh/main.go | 57 ++-----------------------------------
 cmd/prose/ssh/main.go  |  2 ++
 wish/pipe/pipe.go      | 64 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 70 insertions(+), 55 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 wish/pipe/pipe.go

diff --git a/cmd/lists/ssh/main.go b/cmd/lists/ssh/main.go
index 2137f65..965f690 100644
--- a/cmd/lists/ssh/main.go
+++ b/cmd/lists/ssh/main.go
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ import (
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