Sam's notebook

If all you've got is a hammer... June 30th, 2013, 9AM


(…nail Markdown to a plank.) Dear everyone: Please Stop Using Markdown For Absolutely Fucking Everything. In 1984, the first Macintoshes shipped with MacWrite. To get bold text, you pressed command-B, and it appeared bold on-screen. To get italic text, you pressed command-I, and it appeared italic. And so on. This was pretty much a universal […]

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reStructuredText for me February 18th, 2011, 11PM


It’s a hot evening here; still, quiet, and hot. No one’s been home all evening. So I’ve had a lovely few hours of concentration and quiet, and passed the evening in listening to old By Design episodes about municipal architecture in rural Australia and converting all of the various prose-entry parts of my website to […]

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