Patching software (From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patch_(computing))
A patch is defined to be a text of 82 characters and 74 lines.
It is saved as a plain text (.txt) file.
Patches are collected in the XPUB git repository "S13-Words-for-the-Future-notebooks", in the folder "patches":
They can be made in various ways:
- by drawing the patch character for character
- by copy/pasting lines together
- by writing loops in python
- by using aalib to create ascii art images
Page Format: A0
A quilt is an assembled plain text object of 328 characters and 296 lines.
It is saved as a PDF (.pdf) file.
The font used for the quilt is: M+ 1M, regular
The fontsize used for the quilt is: 14.4
The available character set is: 1686 Glyphs, https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/M-1m?filter%5Bclassifications%5D%5B0%5D=monospaced&filter%5Blicense%5D%5B0%5D=web
Color Mode: black and white
A quilt is the assembly of 16 patches:
00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
The assembling is done in Python, using a list of lists of patches:
quilt = [ [patch00, patch01, patch02, patch03], [patch04, patch05, patch06, patch07], [patch08, patch09, patch10, patch11], [patch12, patch13, patch14, patch15] ]
A quilt notebook can be found here: https://git.xpub.nl/XPUB/S13-Words-for-the-Future-notebooks/src/branch/master/quilt.ipynb
Quilts are collected here: https://git.xpub.nl/XPUB/S13-Words-for-the-Future-notebooks/src/branch/master/quilts