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    An elegant implementation to a proven minimalist solution. Well done (again) suckless.

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      There are some issues with sent as pointed out on ports@openbsd.org. Hopefully, they will get resolved as sent seems like a good simple tool.

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        Is there a link to a demo / example presentation generated with this tool?

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            You’re awesome, thanks @z3bra!

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            git clone http://git.suckless.org/sent && cd sent
            make && ./sent example
            
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            This is awesome!

            I feel like the suckless folks often get a really bad rep (probably because they have no problem calling out other software projects for things they dislike). But, some of the software they make is really fabulous (e.g., dwm, dmenu, st and now sent).

            I think the only items on my wish list for this project (which I doubt would be merged but could see a patch) would be:

            • parsing ANSI escape codes for coloring / text formatting
            • supporting SVG (since the presentation auto-scales to screens, I feel like it would be a better choice than png)
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              I feel like the suckless folks often get a really bad rep (probably because they have no problem calling out other software projects for things they dislike). But, some of the software they make is really fabulous (e.g., dwm, dmenu, st and now sent).

              Could also be that some of them, for example FRIGN, have been posting things like this here for quite a while.

              https://twitter.com/Argorak/status/652099521753825280

              (that comment was on https://lobste.rs/s/kgaexe/going_my_own_way/comments/4eblqc, but subsequently deleted)

              He ended up having 0.41 karma. https://lobste.rs/u/FRIGN

              They work for that rep. Hard. That’s not calling out, that’s insulting.

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                • There is nothing insulting in that message.
                • He’s right. The tech community was always a meritocracy and we can’t let ourselves lose that aspect of it. Want in? Prove your excellence.
                • Putting value on people for who they are instead of what they do (which a lot of these SJWs are trying to force everyone else to do) is extremely destructive to the industry. It’s identity politics, pure and simple.

                UPD: Look at what we’re dealing with here. It goes far beyond “you guys are rude sometimes”.

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                I doubt it, suckless usually adheres to its strong values. Given that it already does what it’s intended to do correctly, most improvements will be on the speed and the security of the tool.