My online writing needs are weird. I have searched for years, and unfortunately… I need to write a custom CMS.
I thought briefly about hammering together what I need with Metalsmith.io and its plugins. But that would be a stopgap.
So the inevitable comes to pass: I commit to, however slowly, build the CMS I need.
Probably in Rust—so it should be crazy fast.
Status: looking at C bindings for Pandoc and thinking about implementing a Rust wrapper for libpandoc vs. shelling out to pandoc. 🤔
First pass: just going to shell out on the command line. Second pass… well, if speed is what I’m going for…
I’ve guessed this for a while, but I can confirm it now: Clap is a really fantastic command-line argument library.
For posterity’s sake (ha!) it’s worth note that the original link here was to
lightning-rs. I actually noted as much, writing:
That repo name is for “Yet Another Static Site Generator (This One’s In Rust)” because I feel so creative today.
Note the headdesk-worthy initialism failure: it should have been