Templer rocks.

Friday, 1 March 2013

For the past few days I've been making minor changes to my static-site generator, templer (source on github). The recent changes have all had one aim, which was to allow me to rebuild my main site.

Now I've finished http://www.steve.org.uk is up to date, and the source code to the website is stored in a mercurial repository.

No real functional changes have been made, but I've rationolized several ad-hoc bits of the site, marked areas are depreciated/unsupported where appropriate, and removed a few things that were completely broken.

I almost removed the software for Microsoft Windows, but didn't. By a strange coincidence I was recognized as the author of a windows utility back in 2004 - almost ten years ago now - on Hacker News. Guess I made the right choice.

I'm going to spend a while working on my slaughter documentation in the next week or two, although "the definitive guide" is a great starting point.

"Yes, this is dog" - Landscape in The Mist (1984).



Comments On This Entry

[gravitar] rjc

Submitted at 22:18:00 on 1 march 2013

Hi Steve,

I've notised that your blog is not aggregated on Planet Debian any more. Is that deliberate or side effect of the rebuild?



[author] Steve Kemp

Submitted at 23:02:51 on 1 march 2013

Seems to be unrelated - if you look at the list of contributors at the side of the Planet Debian I'm still included.

I see zero-hits in my server access log for Planet Debian (Just planet hants-lug, and planet-sysadmin).

I'm not sure if that means that my site is refusing their requests, or they're not making any - I guess the latter, but .. this blog is on a separate sub-domain to my main site and hasn't been deliberately changed.


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