Okay, I've completed the migration of my blog to Gemini! I'll probably post more frequently now, since there's nothing between me, the text, and the output mode, just that same text, which is very liberating!


@devinprater what kind of links are these? I cannot open these on either iOS or Mac.

@marcozehe @devinprater

As for what Gemini is, it’s elevator pitch is a secure, text-oriented hypertext system sitting between Gopher and the WWW in complexity.

@emma I tried to bring this up from Amphora, but am getting some X509 certificate error.

@emma @marcozehe One good one for PC is GemiNaut, it's pretty accessible, and shows things in an actual browser page that screen readers can browse.

@devinprater @emma Thanks! I am currently on the Mac, and the Guy client that is pre-built isn’t accessible, it’s called Lagrange. The other one, Kristall, I would need to build from scratch, it uses QT, so *might* be accessible. I just tried Amfora, but I dunno… Terminal browsers have never been my cup of tea really, not even in the Lynx days. Too much fragmentation on the screen. Like when pressing tab, the link is not in its context, but focus is at the bottom.

@devinprater Awesome! I have added it to my bookmarks in Lagrange.


@devinprater I’m not telling you to stay on the web, but just so you know, Hugo converts markdown to HTML/CSS, you just need to push your new articles with rsync.
@devinprater Might help you if you’re forced to post on the web. But this isn’t an argument so you stay on the web, if this is really relevant I think you took the best decision between Gopher, Gemini, and the web.

@af I've used that before, but when the theme I was using broke, I just had enough of it and moved on. I could try again, but I'm tired of intermediate states. I love that GemText is rendered by the browser and is so easy to read and write. No HTML+CSS+JS needed.

@devinprater hello, Devin Prater, my new friend! I am Ade from Indonesia. Glad to find you at Mastodon.

@devinprater wow, you are welcome and amazing to read your reply, Devin!

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