Coming up in this episode
- Dropping out of the fediverse
- The tiny text
- Mozilla Watch
- The community holds us ransom
- Our app is faster than light
0:00 Cold Open
2:26 Press 'F' to Pay Respects
9:47 The Elm Mail System
10:56 Enter, PINE
11:44 PICO, the PIne COmposer
13:17 TIP Is not PICO
14:23 NANO's ANOther editor
14:57 "Lightning and the rest of 2000
17:37 2001, and the release of 1.0
18:49 2002-2015, Allegretta's gone and back again
21:37 The Drama in 2016
24:17 2016 to 2022, and my, how boring things got
25:13 About nano, and What's Next
31:26 Mozilla Watch
46:59 Community Focus: The Ransomware Files
48:57 App Focus: Warp
53:39 Next Time: Kali Linux
- Dan moves on Mastodon because the instance he is on is going away.
- So long, and thanks for all the fish.
History Series on Text Editors - GNU Nano
- GNU Nano
- Dave Taylor's Elm Mail System
- Laurence Lundblade and his cohorts were looking for something that had ease-of-use written all over it.
- Enter, Pine. The [freeware-like](wayback.archive.org/web/20001201215500/http://www.washington.edu/pine/overview/legal.html) answer.
- "freeware-ish" label wasn't good enough. So, in 1999, Chris Allegretta, made changes to address that.
- TIP, which stood for TIP Is not Pico, 0.5.0 README.
- 2016 Looking for a new maintainer.
- Still looking
- Nano leaves GNU in 2.6.0
- Debian acknowledged and accepted the change.
- Come back to GNU in 2.7.0.
- Latest release August 2, 2022.
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- Firefox 106 is out!
- private browsing shortcut
- Firefox view
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