Re: [news] [sites] switching to a static website generator

From: Patrick Bucher <>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2019 17:46:33 +0100

Great work, thanks for delivering static content in a truly static
way, especially in a time where people find it acceptable to use
Angular and other npm bloat frameworks to serve "static websites",
i.e. pages that make your fan spin and your CPU melt by rendering some
jerk-off parallax scrolling nobody asked for in the first place.


On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 at 15:54, <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Today, we are switching the software that generates the websites of
> It was using a revised version of werc[1] generating the pages
> dynamically through rc[2] scripts. But needs not any
> dynamic feature, so a simple static website generator providing the
> same HTML structure was written.
> There is no url, HTML, CSS, change made, the website remains the
> same, with exception of the markdown engine: it is now smu[3] and
> accepts a slightly different syntax. Pages that break will be
> adapted.
> The sites[4] repo now contains a build-page.c file, and a Makefile:
> - that build the build-page binary
> - that use it to generate the %.html pages from the pages
> As of today the code of build-page.c is specific to,
> so it is part of the sites[4] repo.
> Thanks to all contributors of sites, who kept the wiki alive.
> [1]:
> [2]:
> [3]:
> [4]: git://
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