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Jeremy Cherfas

Thanks Aaron. I haven't given up yet. In fact, getting another proposal together is high on this week's agenda.





Jeremy Cherfas

Chris Aldrich's clever solution for not drawing attention to visible but "hidden" links doesn't quite work as advertised, at least not for me in Firefox on OSX.

Jeremy Cherfas

This post opened a whole can of worms relating to Grav's public comments plugin. Despite being authored by "Team Grav" it hasn't been touched for going on two years and just doesn't work. It sends the notification email correctly, but does not acknowledge the comment and does not save the data.

I've taken a first look at the code, and it seems like I might just be able to wrap my head around it, but I will need hours free to do that. Hours that I do not currently have.

I could disable public comments again, and just accept Webmentions (which this post is intended to test). But although Comments are rare, some are worthwhile beyond mere affirmation, so I am loathe to do that.

P.s. It also raises again the need to fix Known's HTML-escaping problem, and makes me wonder why the comment is truncated when it gets to jeremycherfas.net -- which means looking at the templates there in more detail.

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Ton's post about his first edit of Open Street Map is just the nudge I need to start doing more of this myself.





Jeremy Cherfas

A feed reader that offers control over deletion of old posts is good, I agree. A combination of age of post and number of posts per poster would be great. Like "delete all except the previous five posts per feed". Wouldn't work in MB, of course ...

Jeremy Cherfas

Because it is an inescapable law of journalism that a simple yes/no question in a headline almost always requires a "No". And in this particular case, I do not believe blogging waned in 2018. QED.

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Absolutely sublime Nancy

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This is perhaps the single best strip I have seen all year.

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Not a crazy idea at all. And it reminds me that I failed to link to a very impressive presentation by the very impressive David Runciman. https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/blog/2018/129-democracy-for-young-people He would give 6-year olds the vote.





Jeremy Cherfas

How Long Should a Podcast Be?

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Podnews has a piece that many podcasters could usefully read. The bit that resonated was this quote from Roman Mars:

If you have 100,000 listeners and you edit out one useless minute you are saving 100,000 wasted minutes in the world. You’re practically a hero.

Not quite a hero, I can at least count myself a mini-hero.

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2018-12-11

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Spammers say the sweetest things:

Jeremy cherfas is the well known writer of this century. He is famous for the suppleness that are still like by many of the people. We should also read the blogs about him to gain knowledge for our own self.