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Russell Open Sources Remarkbox & MakePostSell into Public Domain!

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays, Everyone!

My wife prompts students with this fun holiday writing idea:

"If you could gift the world anything, what would it be?"

I love to read responses in the comments!

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As for me, I have wonderful news, my dream gift to the world will come true this year!

For the holiday season, I AM gifting to the public domain my most essential code in hopes to trigger a positive trend of doing in 2022!

"in 2022, dream & do!"

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Each project has a link to guide on how to access the source code.


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In 2021, I imagined many possible paths, yet all seemed to lead to one word:

OPEN

I will continue to operate the SaaS under Remarkbox and MakePostSell trademarks & operations will fall under unturf.

I will take an additional role of BDFL in regards to:

  • onboarding volunteers to maintain our common code in perpetuity
  • tie breaking

It feels vulnerable to share code without team support. Think from end & this feeling will pass.

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Risk:

Alice may finally read the code & find vulnerabilities, burning a hole between us crippling our communication, taking down the system.

Solution:

More environments in wild, more eyes on problems, more options communicated.

Risk:

The masses may fork & divide the perfect circle.

Solution:

We volunteer to grow & multiply our systems, not worry about forks. We avoid focus on those who ignorantly mutilate or divide, instead focus on projects and forks which sprout, multiply, & thrive!

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At a high level the unturf. stack currently consists of the following:

And of course we dogfood:

For analytics we self host our own:

If the documentation works, people should be able to use the services without understanding the fundementals of each keyword listed above.

Pull requests welcome.

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The writing of this essay has unfolded liberation in me and so, I speak words in favor of Truth, Freedom, and Love.

I AM now free to Grow, Explore, Document, and Multiply!

I love you, have a great day reader!

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