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    That pretty well sums up why I just block it entirely. A favorite local web site moved from a normal wordpress comment system to disqus a few years back, and that bothered me enough to stop participating even though i’d enjoyed it for 6 or 7 years up to that point. Even in the beginning, disqus felt slimy. Since the acquisition by the surveillance tech firm: it’s a hard “No.”

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      how do you go about blocking it?

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        I use the EFF’s privacy badger add-on.

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          umatrix is the way to get back control on the Web

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            Umatrix was one of my favourite extensions.
            Too bad its repo has been “archived” now. Development has ceased.

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              Still works pretty darn well for me, so it’s still my favourite 😊

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            I blacklist it in my pihole install.

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          Rewriting my neovim configs in Lua — and I’m having a blast! It’s still somewhat rough around the edges (like the inevitable api.nvim_exec calls for Vim stuff that don’t have Lua interfaces yet) but gosh it’s so much better — and faster! — than Vimscript.

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            faster to write, or faster to execute? I’ve been tempted to migrate mine but wasn’t sure if the benefit outweighed the costs yet.

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              Both, really. Lua is a lot more performant than Vimscript, and syntactically a lot less mentally demanding. At the moment, it’s still quite “beta” — you need neovim-HEAD for this, and the Lua API isn’t fully done yet. I guess you could wait until Neovim 0.5 comes out and init.lua is a valid entrypoint. That should help you kickstart your Vimscript to Lua migration.

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              having to modify my config using vimscript was the main gripe that made me eventually switch to emacs. It’s good to see that there’s work being done on replacing the abomination with something more usable.

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              nice post - I’ve supported light / dark colorschemes on my site for awhile, but didn’t know about the meta header. Added!

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                feedbin has a clean web interface, if you’re into that. Reeder.app syncs with it for a more native experience (iOS / macOS).

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                  typing :Commands if you are using the vim-fugitive plugin

                  I think you meant :Commits ?

                  But otherwise, looks fairly similar to how I use fzf, nice write-up.

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                    Yes, my bad. I fixed it now, thanks.

                    I might do one post on fzf usage in the command-line, there are many mind-blowing things there.

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                    I have had pretty good experience so far using Starship. It doesn’t have any significant slowdown, and it offers a wide array of informational and formatting options.

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                      +1 to starship - it’s nice having the prompt character change color and shape when the previous command fails:

                      dotfiles on main
                      △ false
                      
                      dotfiles on main
                      × true
                      
                      dotfiles on main
                      △
                      
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                        Changing shape is easy enough with the code from the article, no need for separate binaries:

                        p_pr='%(?.%F{blue}△%f.%F{red}×%f)'
                        
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                          good point! I have been tempted to ditch starship for some native fish shell goodness … someday :)

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                      highly recommend anyone doing Clojure development in neovim to check out Conjure: https://github.com/olical/conjure. Really nice integration all around for connecting to an nREPL, evaling forms, etc. - all based on localleader bindings.

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                        That’s true! I can’t recomment it highly enough!