Recent Changes

Put up in a place
where it's easy to see
the cryptic admonishment
When you feel how depressingly
slowly you climb,
it's well to remember that
Things Take Time.

Piet Hein

This page lists all recent changes to my web site except for new journal entries, along with a brief description. Some of this information will be repeated in my journal, but more minor changes will only be noted here. An RSS feed of this information is also available.

Also see changes from 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008.

January 2021

2021-01-18 — Review: The Secret Barrister

Review of The Secret Barrister by The Secret Barrister.

2021-01-04 — Update some blog roll links

Update URL to Nicola Griffith's blog, and switch Karl Schroeder's blog to https.

2021-01-03 — Review: The Once and Future Witches

Review of The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow.

2021-01-01 — Update award winners

Add links to all award pages that have good award web sites. Add notes where the 2020 award was canceled or delayed. Add the winner of the 2020 Prix Aurora Award for best adult novel (The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda) and the Sunburst award for adults (Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia).

2021-01-01 — Rotate 2020 changes

Move all web site changes from 2020 to a separate page and remove all entries older than December of 2020 from the current changes page.

2021-01-01 — 2020 reading in review

Add an overview of my 2020 reading, main book recommendations, and reading statistics.

December 2020

2020-12-31 — Review: A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking

Review of A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher.

2020-12-30 — Review: Billion Dollar Loser

Review of Billion Dollar Loser by Reeves Wiedeman.

2020-12-29 — Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea

Review of The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune.

2020-12-27 — Review: Your Day, Your Way

Review of Your Day, Your Way by Timothy Caulfield.

2020-12-27 — Added new INN ovsqlite documentation

INN 2.7.0 will add a new overview backend, ovsqlite. Add its documentation and configuration sample to the INN CURRENT documentation pages.

2020-12-26 — Review: King of the Murgos

Review of King of the Murgos by David Eddings.

2020-12-26 — Update my personal GnuPG key

Update my personal GnuPG key with new expiration dates.

2020-12-25 — Review: The Biggest Bluff

Review of The Biggest Bluff by Maria Konnikova.

2020-12-25 — DocKnot 4.00

Change the metadata format to be a single YAML file. Add a new docknot update command to update from the previous format. Reorganize the metadata schema and add schema enforcement. Drop support for the CPAN RT instance. Drop the current version number from the title of Word-wrap numeric lists and, in Markdown, quoted paragraphs. Tweak the detection of verbatim paragraphs. Tweak the template for

2020-12-24 — control-archive 1.9.0

Use gpg1 instead of gpg to support older keys. Produce better diagnostics when the X-PGP-Sig header is missing the version field. Add rocksolid.*, remove dictator.*, and update the signing key for fr.*.

2020-12-22 — Review: Anti-Social

Review of Anti-Social by Nick Pettigrew.

2020-12-20 — Review: Behind the Throne

Review of Behind the Throne by K.B. Wagers.

2020-12-19 — Review: Can't Even

Review of Can't Even by Anne Helen Petersen.

2020-12-13 — remctl 3.17

Port to PHP 8. Fix Python build system bugs to test against the newly-built module, not attempt to download typing when it's not required, and enable verbose testing. Fix non-Kerberos network tests in environments with no IPv4 addresses.

2020-12-13 — rra-c-util 8.4

Add new RRA_PROG_LD_FLAG macro. Extend RRA_PROG_CC_FLAG to support commas in flags. Include string.h when probing for AI_ADDRCONFIG for macOS X. Fix prototyping of reallocarray on NetBSD. Fix the getnameinfo test on musl libc systems. Add an explicit backward compatibility statement.

2020-12-12 — Review: Because Internet

Review of Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch.

2020-12-05 — Broken link cleanup

Another periodic cleanup of broken links.

Last modified and spun 2021-01-19