The software developer prx, his website is available at https://ybad.name/ (en/fr), released a new software called prose to publish a blog by sending emails.
I really like this idea, while this doesn’t suit my needs at all, I wanted to write about it.
The code can be downloaded from this address https://dev.ybad.name/prose/ .
I will briefly introduce how it works but the README file is well explaining,
prose must be started from the mail server, upon email receival in
/etc/mail/aliases the email will be piped into prose which will produce the
On the security side, prose doesn’t use any external command and on OpenBSD it will use unveil and pledge features to reduce privileges of prose, unveil will restrict the process file system accesses outside of the html output directory.
I would also congrats prx who demonstrates again that writing good software isn’t exclusive to IT professionnal.