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In-reply-to » @movq Oh, even Fraktur! It took me brute force to decypher "Heute", mainly due to the "H". Both "n" and "u" look identical to me, so my brain tricked me into believing that it of course has to be an "n". Looks quite beautiful, keep it coming.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org Those birthday cards were quite popular, yes. 😅

drying takes around a day?

Nah, it’s a few minutes. At least with the ink(s) that I’m using. 🤔

@justamoment@twtxt.net Oh! Well that’s a different story then. 😵 (Thinking about it, I don’t think I’ve ever met someone with dyslexia in person … Hmmm.)

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In-reply-to » @movq Oh, even Fraktur! It took me brute force to decypher "Heute", mainly due to the "H". Both "n" and "u" look identical to me, so my brain tricked me into believing that it of course has to be an "n". Looks quite beautiful, keep it coming.

@justamoment@twtxt.net Thanks 😅 To be fair, though, I think it’s easier to write Fraktur than normal handwriting. First, as I said, I’m doing it super slow. Second, that pen/nib has much more “friction” on the paper than a regular pen. I find it much easier to make a straight line this way.

Doing something like this (not mine, got it off Google) is a whole different story: https://movq.de/v/de01805560/s.png

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In-reply-to » Okay so I have no clue about Rust nor am I a very proficient programmer, but surely this is even more of a joke than this repo portrays it to be? It can't actually be this ridiculous to make a hello world in Rust surely 😅

@eldersnake@we.loveprivacy.club It is a joke.

$ mkdir foo && cd foo
$ cargo init
     Created binary (application) package
$ cargo run
   Compiling ach v0.1.0 (/tmp/tmp/ach)
    Finished dev [unoptimized + debuginfo] target(s) in 1.17s
     Running `target/debug/ach`
Hello, world!
$ cat src/main.rs
fn main() {
    println!("Hello, world!");
}
$

(Yes, a “hello world” is the default code created by cargo init.)

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In-reply-to » @movq Oh, even Fraktur! It took me brute force to decypher "Heute", mainly due to the "H". Both "n" and "u" look identical to me, so my brain tricked me into believing that it of course has to be an "n". Looks quite beautiful, keep it coming.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org I use ink pots:

https://movq.de/v/f75e6597bb/1.jpg (oops, 5 MB image)

The nibs are pretty simple:

https://movq.de/v/f75e6597bb/2.jpg (5 MB)

A small amount of ink gets trapped in that little “hook” there. (Dunno how to describe it, that’s what I mean: https://movq.de/v/304d99e6cd/2-2.jpg) Depending on the size of the nib, this lasts for about, hmm, maybe half a line? You have to re-dip quite often, which can be a bit annoying. Then again, it’s not a big issue, because the whole process is super slow anyway. When I was writing birthday cards this way, I think it took about 30-45 minutes to write one card with a couple of lines on it.

It’s a matter of practice to make it uniform – and it also depends on the type of ink. “Scabiosa” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_gall_ink) is not very uniform, it’s the purple-ish stuff in the upper half (I probably ran out of ink on “Xerox” and was too lazy to re-dip):

https://movq.de/v/f75e6597bb/3.jpg (6 MB)

The lower half is some other ink, much more uniform.

Those little ink pots last a really, really long time, by the way. This is the one that I’ve been using the most throughout the years, and there’s still quite a bit left:

https://movq.de/v/f75e6597bb/4.jpg

I often thought about buying a pen with an integrated cartridge, but I think that it’s better with ink pots. It’s super easy to clean, nothing ever clogs up or dries out. And you can easily switch to another type of ink without much hassle:

https://movq.de/v/71d33691c0/g.jpg

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In-reply-to » @movq Oh, even Fraktur! It took me brute force to decypher "Heute", mainly due to the "H". Both "n" and "u" look identical to me, so my brain tricked me into believing that it of course has to be an "n". Looks quite beautiful, keep it coming.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org I don’t remember, to be honest. 🤔 I was probably browsing random images on imgur.com and saw someone doing it, so I thought to myself: “Hey, that’s cool, I always liked that, so let’s just buy a pen and some nibs.” 😅 Luckily, that equipment isn’t very expensive … It was just 20 bucks, so why not just give it a shot.

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In-reply-to » @movq Oh, even Fraktur! It took me brute force to decypher "Heute", mainly due to the "H". Both "n" and "u" look identical to me, so my brain tricked me into believing that it of course has to be an "n". Looks quite beautiful, keep it coming.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org They are very similar, yes, but I’ve also been sloppy. 😅 “u” should be connected at the bottom, “n” at the top. Here’s a better example from 2018:

https://movq.de/v/82bcbb7b92/eugen.jpg

I also like that capital “E” much better, hmm.

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In-reply-to » @prologic @movq this is the default behavior of pass on my machine:

@abucci@anthony.buc.ci Hmm, I see what you mean. 🤔

From a “UNIX” point of view, the current behavior feels correct. By default, print to stdout. If you want something else, then you have to specify a flag. That’s what a lot of UNIX tools do.

Now, it’s up for debate if this kind of behavior is appropriate for a password manager. 😅

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In-reply-to » do anyone know anything about wireguard? I have a VPS, which runs nginx. If I then want tjat to host something from my house, do I then set up vps as wiregiard server, connect from my house to it - and then serve the wireguard client? or do it the other way around? I think I have to look into it this weekend. would be a nice way to test out things.

@stigatle@yarn.stigatle.no For traffic flow, it doesn’t matter which sides initiates the connection. The only thing that matters here: Do you have a static IP at home? If not, then you will want to initiate the connection from your home to your server.

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