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    I was going to complain about the list but actually it’s from mid-2020! I never heard about it.

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      Actually the main point against Gemini from most friends I’ve talked to is the fact that Gopher already exists. It’s the reason why in the tilde I manage I haven’t installed any Gemini server.

      Btw I left flounder.online and moved my gemini to SDF due to the fact that flounder.online is on the WWW!

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        Content is still valid as an ebook. :)

        Nostarch ebooks are DRMfree when you buy from their store if that’s a concern

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          This book is currently out of stock, but the ebook is still available

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            The problem of this post is that it confuses the gemtext markup language with the protocol. The protocol is fully capable of serving html, markdown or whatever file format you want. You can create a gemini browser that renders the html files in its full glory. No problem there. (You are encouraged not to do so. Serve PDFs instead! :D )

            The solution to widespread tracking and user surveillance isn’t a bespoke hairshirt protocol that no-one is going to use.

            • Gemini neither wants nor tries to replace the Web.
            • If some people are using it, that’s enough of an achievement!
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              No, because of the content

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                It’s worth reading Tangled Web

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                  I guess you haven’t read where the document itself refers to itself as a pseudo-specification…

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                      because it’s gemlog and .gmi?

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                        no. I mean a real technical specification, not a first-draft quality half-baked pseudo-specification that calls itself feature complete.

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                            the web at least has standards…

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                              First, there’s no official client. The fact that it’s so easy to implement a client means there’s a Cambrian explosion going on, and the filtering die-back has not yet occurred. This might change in the medium future.

                              as opposed to what official client for the web?

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                                “The human genome is about 3 gigabases long, which boils down to 750 megabytes. Depressingly enough, this is only 2.8 Mozilla browsers.” - Bert Hubert

                                I like the Gemini is useless post

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                                  Paper being discussed

                                  Talk is much more conceptual but I tagged it as sysadmin because it’s a common part of job.

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                                    Put me down for some essays by the seaside :)

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                                      I love email. It’s so weird and ancient. It’s like peeling back time and going back to the 70s, even more that using all the “old” services we play with on the tildes.

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                                          So it’s opposite day.