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@@ -6,18 +6,18 @@ catseye.tc:
[http://catseye.tc/](http://catseye.tc/).
It was, until recently, the official distribution channel of Cat's Eye
- Technologies' public offerings — mostly software distributions, but also some
- electronics projects, unsolicited opinions, and other miscellany. And in fact, it
- will continue to be canonical, in many respects; but many software
- services, such as public and distributed version-control repositories,
- and issue tracking, are now handled offsite, at Cat's Eye Technologies'
- accounts on
+ Technologies' public offerings — mostly software distributions, but also
+ some [[Electronics Project|electronics projects]], unsolicited opinions,
+ and other miscellany. It continues to be the canonical mouthpiece
+ and reference work of Cat's Eye Technologies. However, many of its
+ software services, such source repositories and issue tracking, are now
+ handled offsite, at Cat's Eye Technologies' accounts on
[Github](https://github.com/catseye/) and
[Bitbucket](https://bitbucket.org/catseye/).
In years past, the Cat's Eye Technologies web site was hosted on
various different domains. From most recently to least recently, they
- were:
+ have been:
* `catseye.tc`
* `catseye.webhop.net`
@@ -27,37 +27,26 @@ catseye.tc:
* and way back in the mists of time, `www.pangea.ca/cet/`.
This frequent relocation of our web address was done specifically to
- please [[Phantom Hoover]].
-
- `catseye.tc` has turned out to be more-or-less permanent. Feel free to
- make links to this site using URLs that begin with
+ please [[Phantom Hoover]]. (We're working on a [[brainfuck]] derivative,
+ too, to make his joy complete. Stay tuned.)
+
+ `catseye.tc` may be considered our permanent domain name -- we're stuck
+ with it now that it's part of the [[Java]] namespaces of our products,
+ right? Feel free to make links to this site using URLs that begin with
`http://catseye.tc/`. The `www` prefix is not required.
-
+
Our aim in making this website is that it both conforms to W3C
- standards and provides a reasonable user experience. Given the
- sheer variation that exists between browsers, this is not always easy.
-
- We use [[CSS]] for layout of these pages; we no longer use tables, or
- anything resembling tables (like `display: table-cell`), for layout.
+ standards and provides a reasonable user experience.
+ Well, that used to be our aim, then [[HTML5]] came along.
+ The site content is generated from a database called [[Chrysoberyl]]
+ which consists of Markdown documents and other structured data embedded
+ in Yaml files.
+
+ It is rendered with Jinja2 templates to produce HTML files.
We do use [[Javascript]] on the pages on this site, but we try to do
- so judiciously.
-
- Our webpages strive to
- conform to the W3C Recommendation [XHTML 1.0
- Strict](http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/).
- Most of the webpages on this site are generated from underlying XML
- documents using XSLT stylesheets, even the pages which do not have any
- significant data structure to them. This is not just for buzzword
- conformance — it helps in catching XHTML errors early, as well as
- providing formatting and layout that is consistent across the site while
- being easy to change.
-
- However, everything in the above paragraph is likely going to change
- in the near future. Our working plan is to generate the website as
- HTML 5 from a loosely-structured database of things we've done and
- seen, stored in YAML files, called [[Chrysoberyl]]. Stay tuned.
-
+ so judiciously when it's not fully required, such as in an
+ [[Online Installation]].
# esolangs.org?
# other sites which are otherwise just "links"?

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