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@wakest Right now receiving platforms will just see the unstyled $equation$ syntax, so it'd be up to them to render it. Long-term goal is to have it rendered server-side and federated that way.

We now support MathJax! Just go to your blog settings page under the Text Rendering section, and enable MathJax.

Forum discussion here: discuss.write.as/t/new-formatt

@gutigen I hope you'll understand if I don't rehash everything I've already written on Write.as in a single toot.

But if you really don't see the point, that's cool! Not everyone needs to get it. I'm just a guy putting things out into the universe for anyone to take or leave :)

@gutigen Again, never advertised that Write.as was FOSS. Read.as is.

It works with the entire fediverse, including Plume, Pleroma, Mastodon, Microblogpub, etc.; you don't need Write.as at all for it to work -- that's the beauty of open protocols like ActivityPub.

I'm not sure what we're talking about here.

@gutigen Of course, each project is independent, but also connects in some way. You can use any without the other (except Snap.as at the moment).

I made the reply unlisted because we're having a personal conversation. This isn't PR or something.

@gutigen Never claimed to be FOSS πŸ™‚πŸ™ƒπŸ™‚

@gutigen Most of the federation code is there in @read_as! The rest will be released as a piece of software you can actually host yourself before the end of the year.

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Hey πŸ‘‹ it's easier to follow an account than a hashtag, so I created this one for Read.as.

Read.as is a long-form reader, similar to Feedly, built to be a peaceful place to read things from the fediverse :fediverse: -- particularly from long-form platforms like #Plume, @write_as, #Microblogpub, etc. In the future it'll also support RSS and curating what you read on your own profile.

It's built from scratch to be #FOSS, and is still very early in its development. But...

@popey @rtwx @Wimpress Awesome, thank you so much! I'm happy to continue this conversation here or over email (matt@write.as).

Basically I need to get the GTK app (code.as/writeas/writeas-gtk) packaged up with the CLI that it relies on (github.com/writeas/writeas-cli). Not sure how that should all be organized

@rtwx I know they're out there, but I'm not familiar with them at all. Would you know how to set them up, or know anyone who would?

@trayofbees Btw we don't support it with indented text, but with three backticks (`) around the multiline code, like this:

```
#!/bin/bash

cd /tmp/certrenew
more...
```

@konc I found the one CSS property Grammarly was injecting and messing things up (position: absolute; on the <textarea>). So just adding !important to the property fixed it

@prudentia Our image hosting (@snap_as) is a paid feature, but you can embed images hosted anywhere on the web -- many people use free services like imgur.

But the price covers our higher costs of hosting photos, so you don't have to worry about them disappearing one day :)

@jac

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The self-hosted version of Write.as is going to have image hosting built-in.

While it makes sense to have this functionality separated in @snap_as today for the hosted platform, it would be a pain for you to have to install and maintain two separate applications just for this.

@jac @fcthiesen You can search for any blog by its URL in Mastodon, and if it's federating it'll show up -- so that should work here πŸ™‚

I think in the near future we'll have a "Remote Follow" button on the blog itself, too

Write.as boosted

New blog and new quick cheap keyboard review jacs.xyz/jelly-comb-wireless-k

Using @write_as for the blog and loving it so far. I know, it's not open source but everything else about it is great, especially the ease of use. And it beats that medium place hands down.

@kaushalmodi Thanks, I haven't heard about Chroma before -- I've been looking for a way to add that, so I'll give that a shot. And I'll see what's going on with the headers. Maybe that's something I have to enable in the configuration

@kaushalmodi It doesn't do any parsing / rendering -- that's all handled server-side. This is library we use: github.com/writeas/saturday, combined with bluemonday (github.com/microcosm-cc/bluemo) for sanitization.

@trayofbees @codesections

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