Hey, I'm Rutherford (Ruð) — I'm a type designer studying in The Hague. Into space, worldbuilding, and making pretty stuff.
Spent some time this week playing with web stuff (again).
I made a flat-file wiki engine built on a couple of Zeit lambdas, including a fuzzy search feature:
@neauoire forgive me if this is documented somewhere, but what is 'UNDE' short for in the Oscean lexicon?
I rebuilt my website, using a static site builder I made in Python.
Lost the nice URLs and search feature and some responsive stuff, but now has better time tracker integration and support for dark mode. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Is anyone else working on a famicase submission this year?
@neauoire hej! I wanted to ask your opinions about log format. I've been quite happy with json until now, but this week I tried out plaintext tabular data and I'm wondering if that would be better going forward (the file is much smaller, but also a little more complicated to update with scripts).
Recently someone also recommended that I use SQLite, but I don't know enough to have much of an opinion about that.
Do you have strong views about these options?
Does it ultimately matter?
This week's side project: Keelback, an ultralight static wiki generator in a single Python script. Featuring quick local links, auto-populating category lists, random content from one of @uonai's tweets.
The eventual goal is to rework my website to be less PHP-reliant, with deeper time tracker integration and markdown-based file formatting.
Some more Arabic type I made this semester. It was an absolute privilege to learn & work with this script.
I am becoming very fond of Arabic typography.
Diacritics update: still working on it, but making progress.