Instead of enjoying the outside world this weekend I have done some
development work on OpenGuides.
I now have a pull request that means we can configure OpenGuides via
environment variables. This will allow us to run OpenGuides in containers
more easily. (I'm also working on that and have a wokring Dockerfile to be
I'm not enitely happy with iterating over all of @variables but iterating
over %ENV and extracting what I needed was beyond me.
Comments, fixes and suggestions are welcome on the PR.
"I seem to be descending down a yak warren located under a bikeshed"
I just noticed through random chance that there was a new release
back in January: https://metacpan.org/release/OpenGuides
I mention in case anyone is interested.
It's been a very long time since I even thought about OpenGuides,
I'm afraid. But since for the first time since I can remember
I got emailed by london.openguides.org (with a user who was
mainly trying ot leave a message about how out of date everything
is). And according to my email archives it's being in "wind down"
state for about a decade... I think it accidentally regained editability
after a sever migration a few years ago.
Neither cambridge, london or oxford are being actively used or
maintained by anyone, as far as I know, for many years, so it's
probably time I (not-so?)-gracefully turn them all off.