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9:25 am

As part of a little long-term project, we’ve wrapped up porting our custom Textile engine from python to javascript.

What does that mean? It means that the previews you see will be much, much faster to render, and it means that during peak times, Fluther should be much more nimble. We’ve also added a few new flourishes (like making vulgar fractions much more pretty — try typing in 1/4).

We’ll be releasing the codebase for the javascript side of this very soon (once I’m able to clean it up a bit).

In the meantime, if you happen to see any discrepancies between what you see in your preview and what posts on the page, let me know. There might be a few edge cases we weren’t able to suss out.

On to more features!