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Post processor script for flnews

Posted 04-15-2023 at 04:14 AM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 11-26-2023 at 04:03 PM by Michael Uplawski (new Ruby-Gem as of november 2023)

The page describing the current Ruby-Gem:
The Download-page for the current Ruby-Gem for the post-processor which includes the configuration-file:
The flnews newsreader is sufficient for Usenet-access, i.e. to receive and read articles from -, as well as to write and post articles to newsgroups.
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Obsolete: xpath / Nokogiri: Find all nodes in a SVG path.

Posted 06-09-2022 at 03:41 PM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 11-25-2023 at 12:44 AM by Michael Uplawski (Code examples updated, comments are better, too, French2English (this is awkward – am I losing my German?))

In an attempt to render Hyperlinks in SVG more comfortable, I had begun to enlarge the mouse-sensitive area around a linked content by creating a transparent rectangle around the link.

In the meantime, other techniques are swifter applied and probably easier used in a scripted routine.

This is historical, now. For your inspiration, the original blog-post:

Work in Progress....
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Works – Is Cool – Don't worry: WebP Image format for the Web

Posted 12-05-2021 at 06:31 PM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 02-04-2023 at 01:03 AM by Michael Uplawski (cosmetics & faults)

31/1/2022 Addition: SVG – last paragraphs added

Related thread on the AVIF format and conversions with ImageMagick.

Just when I decided to give up JPEG for storing photos on my hard-disk and upon converting some folders with Nikon raw photos (*.nef) to JPEG2000, I stumble upon a variety of new image formats which all claim to be successors of the old JPEG. But although the “Joint Photographich Expert Group” is behind most of the effort, their work has – for the time...
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Email Filter With Procmail: Filter Received-Headers By IP-Range

Posted 07-12-2021 at 04:02 PM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 10-14-2023 at 01:12 AM by Michael Uplawski (Why not)

A styled version of this text in French:
EDIT (14/10/2023): Hint: go in favor of server-side filters
EDIT (27/09/2021): write positive test results to the procmail log-file

I have not found much insight on the Web about the feasibility of an idea that I have had many years ago, but then had forgotten for a while:
Filter email by Received-header, if the IP-address in
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Handwritten Web-Pages

Posted 02-13-2021 at 06:28 AM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 12-30-2022 at 05:43 PM by Michael Uplawski (Updates and a comprehensive Howto in English (manuscript))

Manuscript: A Howto for the transformation of handwritten text to Hypertext in Inkscape

In German language:

I have a dream...

My hand-writing suffers from not doing any. For some years already I try to compensate by forcing me to use a fountain pen, whenever possible. I even try to find new occasions to use it. The fountain pen obliges me to concentrate and to obey. My texts...
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