Dug out an ancient mutator I wrote that had been languishing on a few hard drives, and probably long lost on the University CompSci department shared install...


In the process of adding a link to this to my website, I discover Ubuntu have updated Ruby to a version that breaks the version of Jekyll they ship.

Sigh. This is why I lean so hard toward rolling all the generative stuff myself (like that mutator) with ad-hoc Perl scripts. At least C/C++/Perl-era languages are really resistant to making breaking changes. :blobcatglaredrink:

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Combined with having to do some history editing to work around problems with DOS/UNIX line endings, execute bits, and the git classic "I'm not going to point out you forgot to add that new file two commits ago", this sure took a few hours.

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