Gemini Digest, Vol 19, Issue 84

peteyboy at sdf.org peteyboy at sdf.org
Wed Feb 24 21:35:49 GMT 2021


Twinwiki is cute. I love sed, and it was quite clever. But it was oh, so hard to use. I made a handful of pages and edits, it was not easy.


>Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:42:40 +0100
>From: avr at geminet.org
>To: gemini at lists.orbitalfox.eu
>Subject: Re: Supporting multi-line input without changing the
>	specification
>Message-ID: <20210223074239.GA6157 at softwarelibre.nl>
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>
>On Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 04:06:08AM +0100, Katarina Eriksson wrote:
>> Mansfield <mansfield at ondollo.com> skrev:
>> 
>> > On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 5:41 PM Katarina Eriksson
><gmym at coopdot.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Since we're still getting proposals, I'm writing something I read
>> >> somewhere gemini related. I do not claim I invented this myself.
>(Except
>> >> the codes at the bottom.)
>> >>
>> >> # Objective
>> >>
>> >> Provide a way for users to send bigger chunks of text to the
>server.
>> >>
>> >
>> > <snip>
>> >
>> >
>> >> --
>> >> Katarina
>> >>
>> >
>> > Thanks for experimenting!
>> >
>> > I'm exploring something along those lines too - one complication
>that gave
>> > me some trouble I ended up needing to adjust to: how to *edit*
>existing
>> > text. Any thoughts around that?
>> >
>> 
>> Someone built a wiki for use over gemini. It has its own
>side-protocol for
>> editing but I don't remember the names.
>
>That might be "twinwiki"
>
>https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2020/002078.html
>gemini://webgate.geminet.org/web.sh?https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2020/002078.html
>
>Twinwiki uses sed commands to edit, which I found quite clever and
>elegant. I think the
>trick to making it more approachable is to have a client that allows
>for normal edits but 
>translates those into sed commands when updating the page (diff -e ?).
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