My spec reading spree continues, and the Scuttlebutt protocol guide is still really nice to read: https://ssbc.github.io/scuttlebutt-protocol-guide/
It's a bit unfortunate that it requires deviating from the regular JSON convention that keys within objects may be unordered (and hence goes against the general ideas of them being just hash tables) but I suppose that's the historical baggage that any project has some of.
Byte is here. https://byte.co/
Suggest following Tragic_Tofu, they were great back in the day.
It's just one of these days you feel like reading a bunch of RFCs for fun.
Like DEFLATE. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1951
Sigh, just went on the birdsite again and even being anywhere near uspol right now is like the opposite of what seems good for me now. Why do I keep doing this?
Oh right because Twitter DMs are actually a surprisingly good medium for communicating with certain internet acquaintances.
Sigh. Almost like I should have a write-only client for that.
Actually, this thinking out loud brings up an interesting point—much of where development platforms are moving today is to help making things more rapidly, going towards higher and higher levels of abstraction. Not like it hasn't been that way ever since computing came about, but for some reason when you are actually amidst it you notice it a lot more.
This feels like it should be a blog post, not a toot thread (I'm not a fan of them either), so I'll cut it here though.
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