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Browsers & Technology / Re: Minimal Apps
Last post by Frenzie -
That sounds like a false dichotomy. You can also use "full" plain text in Markdown; you just won't get any of the things you may very well want (e.g., headers/bold/italic/lists/links/images). :)
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DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by jax -
The Internet was an interesting experiment. Well, time to return back to our walled gardens.
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DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by ersi -
Sadly the younger ones of us have gotten lives. The older ones have probably died off. And there is no natural growth of the next generation on the internet. On the internet, everything gets cataclysmically wiped over and replaced every few years.
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DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by SmileyFaze -
Maybe before this place becomes completely abandoned, we should have a members gettogether irl somewhere convenient, such as Brussels? Flights are cheap right now.

Nah, I guess this place is already dead. The last chance was last year...

Old friends, political adversaries, fellow combatants, cherished one & all......you are all missed.....each & every one of ya........

I have to admit, even though I would rarely post, I regularly stopped in to see "what's new & happening".....finding nothing that jarred my adrenalin....I trekked elsewhere.......I know I'm not alone because we had such good times here......probably more than most would think or imagine.

I wonder, when each of us registered into the forum, we all used an email address......couldn't a post or two to those addresses possibly alert the owners to stop on by, if for nothing else than to say "I got the message, so I came here, saw nobody & nothing interesting outside of memories, but I needed to leave my mark just to let anyone who might give a damn a sign that the lights are still on"......like a sign-in for others to note, & maybe say hi.....even elaborate where they might be found & under what handle they are using of late, just in case contact might be in the cards if one so pleases......dunno, but these are my thoughts for what it's worth....
 
Just for your information my lights are still on.......& I've been darting around the southern hemisphere.....Island by Island.....soaking up the toxic sun, & enjoying retirement......I still maintain constant contact with many dozens of friends, & former employees, now friends, in the States.....& yes I am still an active firearm/Second Amendment advocate, & I shoot often when I'm Stateside.....the ranks of my military service buddies have dwindled considerably......many of which have just faded away, but those still active.....hell we have a blast when we do huddle up for annual old yarns.....maybe a tad slower, but still just as sharp!! 

Well........all the best to you all.....to those that may read this.....my first mate says were into some good fishin' here soon, so I gotta go & get topside....I taste tuna today.......but know as long as DnD is still kickin', I'll be stoppin' by to take a look at "wuts happnin".........Cheers gents.....hope life's been good to ya'll!!!   
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Browsers & Technology / Re: Minimal Apps
Last post by ersi -
Here's a tutorial how to run markdown to pdf with pandoc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dum7q6UXiCE (tutorial for me rather than you, because you certainly know it already) The one thing wrong in the tutorial is the title that that's the easiest way to do presentations. The easiest is actually suckless sent, which renders plain text. Markdown may seem easy, but plain text is still easier.
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Browsers & Technology / Re: Minimal Apps
Last post by Frenzie -
The last time I figured I could do a fancy presentation at a place where I couldn't use my own laptop I was forced to cobble together some quickly plain thing in PDF last minute.

I was doing something like this:
https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/wiki/Creating-impress.js-slide-shows-with-pandoc

I did two or three pretty nice presentations that way before I ran into that slight "oh btw you can't use HTML" issue over at a thing in Brussels. :)

Anyway, I think it's still a decent concept. For a presentation next week that I haven't really come up with a content concept yet :insane: But on the technical side, I think I'll use Pandoc → Beamer (PDF). But properly this time, not done during a ~30 minute lunch break panicking because it's the only time I have in a day that lasts from about 8:30 to 20:00, trying to figure out how to convert my Pandoc → Impress.js to Pandoc → Beamer (or at least some kind of PPT/PDF situation).
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> Well sure, all you need to do is to visit some random sample, right?

Apparently :-)
Thank you!

Well, Otto /does/ seem to handle XSLT fine. Fine.
Maybe it's the wrong approach but I thougth it should be possible to do the arrangement thing via XSLT, without touching the program's code.
If buried in some .xsl file, "folders first" would be the standard behaviour. Not configurable via say a toolbar button, right?

Just another thing (slightiy OT):
I wrote a user JS to filter out any (annoying) HTML-styling, revealing working links instead of JS-onclick-quasilinks (my default is JS: Off).
Currently it's just a test script about how to manipulate the document tree, it has to be (de)activated via the plugins-panel, requiring a restart of the browser to work. Hmm.

Question: How can I make a user JS into something that works on the current window/current document context - on demand/if some setting is 'set' only?
- How do I call a script via a toolbar button/context menu entry, providing the current document's URL as a parameter?
- Is there any documentation of the "parameters" , "hints" etc. for custom actions, e. g. placed in webWidget.json?
- Is there any documentation on how to read/set/unset Otter's settings via JS?

mfg,
Hartmut
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I'm not familiar with XML/XSL/Otters handling of both (yet):
Does "the engine" support XML stylesheets/XSL Transformations?
Well sure, all you need to do is to visit some random sample, right?

https://www.w3schools.com/xml/cdcatalog_with_xsl.xml
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Hi all,

using Otter v1.0.81 weekly 272 (WebKit-Backend 602.1), I successfully  imported 5.000+ bookmarks/600+ folders  from Opera (with quite a long history...), well organized into folders.

Usability in Otter was far from good - folders + bookmarks wildly mixed, blindly sorted by whatever column I chose.

So I wrote a Q&D Perl script to rearrange the bookmarks file to have folders put first (recursively).
Drawback: Sorting bookmarks in bookmarks panel will return the mixup - you will have to run the script again.(In Don't-Sort-Anything-mode, if you want to preserve your sort order.)

One can specify the source + target file (.xbel expected) and opt for (not) sorting folders and/or bookmarks separately.
Just run the script in a command prompt window to see how to run it.

Anybody interested in such an intermediate solution can find the script at
     http://textix.de/perlix/bookmarks.arrange.zip

You'll have Perl installed to run the script.
Perl for Windows(free community edition) can be found at
     https://www.activestate.com/products/activeperl/downloads/

Comments/bug reports are welcome.

Happy 1 of May,
Hartmut

@Otter team:
I'm not familiar with XML/XSL/Otters handling of both (yet):
Does "the engine" support XML stylesheets/XSL Transformations?

If so, I would delve into this stuff and try to write something useful.
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DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by ersi -
Maybe before this place becomes completely abandoned, we should have a members gettogether irl somewhere convenient, such as Brussels? Flights are cheap right now.

Nah, I guess this place is already dead. The last chance was last year...