_Planet Waves_ is growing on me, though: even in its raw (and somewhat poorly recorded?) state, the best tracks are great #Dylan, and the lesser ones are elevated throughout by the Band.
Listening to #dylan's "Planet Waves_ album for the first time this week. I
You know how the source code to Infocom's games was posted to Github?
Here's Stever Meretzky's manual on how to learn ZIL (Zork Implementation Language). I don't know if it's enough formal grammar to write an interpreter or compiler, but I think it might be enough to get started...
republic.circumlunar.space is young, but is already holding its own in the awesome phlog content department: gopher://republic.circumlunar.space:70/0/~spring/phlog/2019-01-16__The_Small_Internet.txt
«These jackasses who see “deep state” conspiracies in every part of government are a minority of a minority, yet they are now the weakest link in the chain of more than three centuries of our American republic. Ben Franklin was right. The Founders gave us a precious but fragile gift. If we do not protect it with constant vigilance, we will most certainly lose it.»
Emacs as a platform: https://two-wrongs.com/why-you-should-buy-into-the-emacs-platform
Great overview of some of the Emacs killer apps!
An interview with #DavidFuchs about the early development phase of #TeX (later #LaTeX):
Some good news from Patrick Volkerding, BDFL of Slackware Linux: the community response was important enough that he is no longer in a difficult financial situation (which does not mean he is doing well).
To keep on supporting Patrick V and Slackware, donate directly at: https://www.paypal.me/volkerdi
I know I'll try to support him and donate on a regular basis, because he is just an amazing programmer and just a very, very nice human being.
"The Land of the free"? Whoever told you that is your enemy
I knew it was bad, but I didn't know it was this bad:
I can't reconcile the fact that I'm forced to underwrite this.
This is easily the most important post on the #Slackware forum for ages. Pat Volkerding is in trouble. https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/donating-to-slackware-4175634729/#post5882751
In this day in 1987 SDF-1 received its first caller at 300 baud. Happy 30 years of community service.
Copyeditor, writer, Quaker, TeX enthusiast, Slackware aficionado. [he/him/his]
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko