July 24th, 2021 · 111 minutes
Exploring Italian food, celebrating markup languages, and (finally) beginning to tackle the topic of college.
(Recorded on Tuesday, July 13, 2021)
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Setext (Structure Enhanced Text) is a lightweight markup language used to format plain text documents such as e-newsletters, Usenet postings, and e-mails.
"Welcome to TidBITS-100 and our new setext format!"
(January 6, 1992)
"Every few months, though, it would occur to me that I dearly missed Textism, and I’d think to write Dean and tell him so — and to tell him that his offhand compliment in 2003 was still something I thought about all the time."
"I’ve written a text-to-HTML formatting tool called Markdown, which is now available for download."
"It is with unspeakable sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Dean Cameron Allen, on January 13, 2018 at the age of 51….His absence is unfathomable. We miss him with every breath."
Archive of the late Dean Allen's lovely website, ca. 2001.
"A venerable old trophy case stands in a corner. You curiously open the lid and peek inside."
"'Inside Job' is a 2010 American documentary film, directed by Charles Ferguson, about the late 2000s financial crisis."