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ongoing by Tim Bray

ongoing is short for “ongoing fragmented essay” or in the common parlance a blog, launched in February of 2003. The unifying themes are Truth, Technology, and Business.

  • By Tim Bray
  • Based in Canada
  • Roughly four posts per month

Posts per month

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Jun 2022 3
Jul 2022 3
Aug 2022 3
Sep 2022 3
Oct 2022 5
Nov 2022 5
Dec 2022 5
Jan 2023 3
Feb 2023 7
Mar 2023 5
Apr 2023 8
May 2023 3
Jun 2023 7
Jul 2023 3
Aug 2023 4
Sep 2023 3
Oct 2023 6
Nov 2023 4
Dec 2023 3
Jan 2024 5
Feb 2024 3
Mar 2024 4
Apr 2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Topfew Release 0.5
Back in 2021-22, I wrote a series of blog posts about a program called “topfew” (tf from your shell command-line). It finds the field values (or combinations of values) which appear most often in a …
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OSQI
I propose the formation of one or more “Open Source Quality Institutes”. An OSQI is a public-sector organization that employs software engineers. Its mission would be to improve the quality, and especially safety, of popular …
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A057X
Yes, “A057X” is cryptic, but my new lens’s official monicker is “150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD” so let’s stick with that part number. It’s from Tamron and this is the Fujifilm X-Mount variation. Lens-geeking …
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