Author: Jake Bauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:44:26 -0500
Update about-site now that goaccess is gone
1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
diff --git a/pages/about-site.md b/pages/about-site.md
@@ -6,17 +6,18 @@
[//]: # "Introduction; Licensing; Privacy; Design; The Technical Side; Current Uptime Statistics; Web Badges"
-**Mandatory disclaimer:** Nothing on this website represents the views or beliefs of my employer(s).
+**Note:** Nothing on this website represents the views or beliefs of my
-This website reflects my general views and beliefs. I believe that spying on or
+The design of this reflects my opinions and beliefs. I believe that spying on or
tracking users without their informed consent is wrong, I believe that the
internet is made worse by current advertising and web design practices, I
believe in giving back to the wider world the things that I have learned without
-hassle or demand, and I believe that anything I make available should be able to
-be freely shared, modified, redistributed, and hacked on. The world is made
-better when people can freely exchange information, ideas, and beliefs.
+hassle, and I believe that anything I make available should be able to be freely
+shared, modified, redistributed, and hacked on. The world is made better when
+people can freely exchange information, ideas, and beliefs.
@@ -30,16 +31,14 @@ their own and don't try to make it closed-source.
Unlike many, I respect the privacy of those who visit my website and use my
-services. I don't collect any personally identifying information nor do I make
-attempts to correlate the IP addresses and user agents sent to me by those who
-visit my website with real people. All I do is use
-[goaccess](https://goaccess.io/) which parses my web server logs so I can get an
-idea of the performance of my website in terms of general numbers of
-visitors/hits and general geographical locations from which requests originate.
-Furthermore, I don't use any form of tracking cookies and all of the code on the
-website is transparent. No proprietary software runs on my web server and any
-code used to generate the site is available in [this site's git
+services. I don't make any attempts to collect or analyze any visitor's personal
+information. The only information I have is what's stored in my web server's
+logs and I use that information for discovering errors and debugging my own web
+server. Furthermore, I don't use any form of browser cookies or tracking pixels
+and all of the code on the website is transparent. No proprietary software runs
+on my web server and the code used to generate the site is available in [this
+site's git repository](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/paritybit.ca)
@@ -90,7 +89,8 @@ also have a script that I wrote to publish posts to my site/RSS feeds in which I
even got to use `ed` ([the standard text
editor](https://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed-msg.html)) for the first time. You can
view these scripts in all their <del>horror</del> glory in the [repository for
Of course I could use a static site generator like [Hugo](https://gohugo.io/) or
some other program but I enjoy doing things myself as a challenge and as a way
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@ If the statistics below appear as a bunch of `X`s then this page has just been
freshly compiled and re-uploaded. Please wait for the information to be filled
in on the hour.
-<pre><code>System startups: XX since XX:XX:XX XX/XX/XX
+<pre><code>System startups: XX since XX:XX:XX XX/XX/XX
System shutdowns: XX ok <- X bad
System uptime: XX.XX % - XXX days, XX hours, XX minutes and XX seconds
System downtime: X.XX % - X hours, XX minutes and XX seconds