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Firstly, yes board creation is open but don't go crazy. I Will disable it at ~20 boards and allow exceptions beyond that for boards I find personally interesting or boards that need a bunker. When it comes to managing your board, I'll repeat what I said in another thread:
>Follow site rules, keep the content legal, don't skirt the line.
If you lack the time and staff to manage board, don't start one. Global moderation here works to keep the site running and out of trouble, not to run your board for you.
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Webring/board list now correctly reports last activity if a post gets deleted e.g. removing spam. Going to update it again soon to respect SAGEs. Then it will be back on track matching what I read on smug.
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yeah, he's really playing this up atm. sad, really.

Yes! Resiliency in the face of an adversarial environment is something I think about often and it will be vital in the future if IB culture is to survive. It will be a huge loss to the world if it disappears.

Nice. Look forward to it.
stephen lynx is a cunt
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How easy would it be to implement last-50/100/200/etc views for threads? Would they be hard coded, or could it be left to the user to decide how large or small he wants to make it, like last-266?
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You could make it output more pages with the last X posts but of course that means more server load generating them. It could be left to the user but then the page would be generated dynamically. If you make it a set number then its probably better to save it as a static file. 
Im not sure this site needs it (yet) anyway because the javascript is pretty light so big threads should load fast and not be such a burden. Part of that is due to the way posts update live using a websocket instead of downloading a massive html page, and partly because reply links are in the html not added by a script. Also the scroll buttons float in the bottom right so you can access them from anywhere on the page.

Are there any restrictions for posters using tor?
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The tor project themself host some good information and the technical papers aren't too hard to understand. You can start with some reading here:
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ok, thanks. i have the first phase of my software working now, so i'll make a thread on /tech/ this weekend.
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Blogposter guy?
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>pic related
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Sweet, sounds good.

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Hi I am an Anon
Hi I am too.

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For those crazy enough to try installing jschan, you can get some help directly from me here.
Also there is no database update scripts yet, so you will have to pay attention to this thread and be careful before making updates that change databse schema.
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I made some changes to the repo which you can git pull. Including another example nginx config and some changes to cookie code to support no https. To start in nohttps/development mode, first kill the pm2 daemon with pm2 kill then start it but this time with npm run-script start-dev. Adding a mode to fully substitute nginx will take longer than I first thought so I would rather not.

Once you have it restarted we can work on fixing your nginx config. Share whatever errors you get in nginx logs once you switch to develpoment mode so I can help with that.
In >>222 you also mentioned you deleted the nginx.conf file? nginx.conf is by default in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf (on debian at least) and contains some important directives that you shouldn't delete. To add a site to nginx you add the config (modified example config) into /etc/nginx/sites-available/<hostname/ip> and then m
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Alright >>218 if you're still around I made a bunch of changes so you can run it in dev mode without nginx. You should pull the latest version and try again.
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not him, but now even i'm interested Tom. maybe i'll make some time to have a play with it in a week or two. thanks for all the work.
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Sounds good. I finally have my own local dev environment so I can make sure dev mode is working. I used to just test everything live, but I didn't want to cause this place downtime and obviously it's not a good idea
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>>230 ahem.

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I figured out why GIFs had a noticeable delay when processing. Issue has been fixed and gifs should process as fast as any other file again.
good news thanks
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It was actually kind of funny why. Basically GraphicsMagick was being really slow to "identify" the image. Identify gets information like the size, resolution, format, color, etc. For GIFs it was doing an identify on every frame so it would take normal image identify time * number of frames. I previously changed this with thumbnailing because it tries to do the same thing (makes a thumbnail of every frame) but it never occured to me that identify would have the same problem. Thankfully the GM wrapper I am using makes it easy, I literally just changed the filename to have an array index on it like filename.gif[0] which means to just take the first frame.
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Nice work. Good thing it was such a simple fix tbh.

Just testing the upload progress script. When you make a post the "New thread" or "New reply" button will show a percentage of upload. For posts without files it usually just skips right to 100, but its pretty useful when uploading files.

Also when posting in a thread, the page wont refresh when you post, it will show up the same way other posts arrive live (through the websocket) and scroll down and highlight your post.

This applies for users with javascript enabled. Everything works how it did as usual for noscript users,
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Fun fact: Starfish actually do this; cut them into pieces and they will regenerate a new starfish from each piece.

You sure that's the original bro?
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Same checksum as one uploaded on the official website 
If there is a clearer version, I would love to see it.
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Kek. It's a long-standing meme that someone edits his stuff to include a star of david to imply the kikes were behind w/e the comic was lampooning. for example, cloudflare in this case would have (((BIG))) one. that's 'the original'. Ben himself plays along with it when he used to dump a new one on /pol/.
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Hehe, went over my head. I have seen some edits and the pieces from triggered journalism interns but seems like Ben doesn't care too much. The star of david is already implied in most cases so im not surprised about him playing along.

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Hey there, so I noticed that I was clicking the wrong items to lock and pin threads. I was actually locking and bumplocking the threads instead. I only realized it afterwards. Looking at the layout I understand why I was confused.
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>>161 (OP) 
Just applied some changes and rebuilt all pages to fix the action footer on them all. It looks the same for me between brave and firefox now so hopefully it is the same in other browsers.
Basically brave for some reason doesnt support display:flex in the expanding details tag so I had to nest another div. 

You might want to clear cache or ctrl+f5 (force refresh) to make sure you get the updated css
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thanks, I'll give it a go.
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That got it. Thanks mate.
Just updated
It will refresh the necessary pages now when you change the settings, and instead there is a ratelimit on changing board settings.
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Good thinking.

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>the subject says it all
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Yes, once sort/search is done it will use the tags defined in board settings.
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iirc, robi & /a/'s admin added tag information into the webring broadcasts, correct?
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>smug's admin*
No tags showing in the webring for smug or julay, but it should be pretty simple for them to add
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I see. Looks like you're right, for some reason I was under the impression they were there.
>pic related

>smug or julay
they were the two who put the webring thing together originally.

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I'm interested in creating a fallback board as a bunker-bunker. Is this an agreeable idea Site Admin? It probably won't ever have much traffic as long as Julay stays up, but if it goes down for any reason, I'll migrate us the new board.
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>and make all the posts just by sending all the requests through a script. Instead of manually adding posts and hacking together the database.
Yes, exactly my thoughts.

>go ahead account creation and board creation is enabled.
Will do.
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>go ahead account creation and board creation is enabled.
Done. I'll add a bunker-bunker thread for redirects and lock it. Thanks, Admin.

BTW, I screwed up the 'subject' for the welcome thread. Any chance you could adapt the 'Staff Actions:' interface to allow for changing that at some point?
There is no post editing yet, but I could manually edit the subject if you want, and it will show up next time the page rebuilds. Just lmk what you want it to be.

This place isn't feature parity with some mature imageboard like lynxchan yet. Stuff like post editing (minor) and mod view (major) is still in the works.
The manage page does not require captchas to process reports in the report list, its only for stuff on public pages. Sorry if it gets annoying.
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>Just lmk what you want it to be.

Welcome to /robowaifu/

Thanks Admin. And no worries about changes, there's no rush. Heh, I'm a software guy myself so I understand. Again, the fact you are creating this from scratch is the primary appeal for me tbh. We need more choices for resiliency in the face of antagonism and attacks. Thanks again.
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Changed, and thanks.

The background of the thumbnail for my image posted is black even tho its supposed to be transparent. The big image is fine.
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>>143 (OP) 
This is caused by using JPG thumbnails. I will switch to PNG to support transparency.
The old images will still have black background, but new posts will support transparent background.
Will report back when fixed.
Should be fixed from now on, and I fixed your image as an example.
Thank you

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