This week has been about CSS Color 4, the VS Code legal minefield, MDN in markdown, a typesetting system, enhanced reactive documents and the Unix time.
An article on the findings on dynamic documents as personal software where the focus is enriching documents from plain documents to interactive applications.
An article explaining the benefits of the new OKLCH colour space defined in CSS Color 4.
A typesetting system borrowing ideas and algorithms from TeX and graphical systems like InDesign.
An article on the reasons for MDN to move their source from HTML to Markdown.
An article on the foundations of the Unix time and its flaws.
the original Unix epoch was 1971-01-01T00:00:00. What timezone, you ask? Well, it sure wasn't "UTC", because that didn't replace GMT as the standard time until 1972. Secondly, note that time was measured in 1/60ths of a second, not in seconds. Why would that be?
An article on the alternatives (forks) to Visual Studio Code and the legal minefield designed by MicroSoft.