Far Star

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Far Star is Theresa O’Connor’s static site generator.


Far Star is the software that I use to generate my website from source. It takes a tree of source files, which may be in several formats, and it generates a tree of output files from them. Most files get copied literally. Markdown files get turned into HTML. All HTML files get postprocessed.

It’s named for Far Star, Hober Mallow’s merchant ship in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation.

1. fs

The main program is fs. It’s a simple Zsh script