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Tien, il y a pas mal de nouveaux sur l'instance ses jours-ci. 😍

Kwei à tous le nouveaux!

@Harmonia_Amanda j'ai terminé Spinning Silver de Naomi Novik, c'est super agréable comme roman à lire.

J'avais apprécié Uprooted aussi l'an dernier.

Merci @Shangril pour le super CD DIY et le CD bonus avec la gazette DIY.

A story about the source of JIS then Unicode ghost characters.

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An excellent article comparing strengths of CLI and web UI. And a sensible opinion: when to use which one?

A normal rail station 🚈 🚉 in a normal country.

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The CentOS 7 server used by this instance has been upgraded with last software, including new microcode patches for the CPU security issues.

There is also a Mastodon upgrade ready (2.4.0 → 2.4.2), but it's pending a long database migration.

Urban Tranquillity. Far away from the countryside, a quiet place means a closed metro station with a bing and the moon at the horizon.

Registrations are again open, as it appears all spam bots posted from the same IP ranges,.

So, from their IP addresses, I got the two AS they use, and from, I get the associated known IP ranges (the route they accounce in various BGP sessions).

Nginx is configured not to send a reply when a request origin is one of those IP addresses.

We'll see if that works in the next 72 hours.

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Open registrations have been temporarily closed.

Plan is to get some spambot control on the register page before reopening them.

You can still invite friends and acquaintances.

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