Finding unlocking of Apple Watch via unlocking iPhone to be significantly slower with iOS 12/watchOS 5.
Today I learned about RFC 8081.
The modern version of the XKCD “compiling” comic is “waiting for the Vagrant VM to tear down and rebuild”.
Going through Learning Perl 6.
Today I learned that recent versions of Vim have a standard digraph for the ellipsis, so I can delete my override of MIDLINE HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS. Both «^K,.» and «^K.,» will result in a proper HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS.
I am not happy with the concept of variable podcast contents.
Copies of timestamps on files on High Sierra on APFS are truncating to microseconds, including
cp -p source destination. Joy.
FileUtils.copy_entry(source, destination, true) mis-copy mtime on files on MacOS with APFS by a few microseconds, resulting in the destination being considered out-of-date.
OH in relation to a Fig problem: “there is some advanced Goldboltology [sic] at work.”
Did you know that you can customize digraphs in Vim? Surprisingly, there is no standard digraph for the ellipsis, so I override the binding for MIDLINE HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS (“⋯”) like so:
digraph .3 8230
I’m really liking
Pulling email RFCs out of the top of my head like I was RJBS or something.
Subshells are interesting beasts.
#!/usr/bin/env bash echo Parent: $$ $BASHPID ( echo Child: $$ $BASHPID ( echo Grandchild: $$ $BASHPID ) )
/bin/bash on macOS is old and does not support
$BASHPID, so it does not support differentiating subshell processes.
In the realm of “just plain fun” podcasts, the recent discovery is The Pretzel Podcast. 🥨🥨🥨
ssh smashing together its command arguments so that you can’t get whitespace through the command.
> ssh user@host bash -cx "printf \$'>%s<\\n' 'a b c'" + printf printf: usage: printf [-v var] format [arguments]
And TIL about
The William S. Burroughs / Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy collaboration “Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales” is so, so good.
Today’s Ruby silliness: To get a current
Date in UTC, you’ve got to
Time.new.utc and extract the year, month, and day from that.