Farewell, p.cmpl.cc / paste.the-compiler.org
After more than a decade and >2500 pastes, my personal pastebin is no
more. Various factors have lead to this decision:
- As with any other publicly accessible pastebin, it being flooded
by spambots with illegal and/or highly questionable content —
definitely with a fair share of stuff I don't want
the-compiler.org or my person to be associated with.
- The software it uses, Stikked, not seeing
any changes since 2019 anymore and thus also not running with PHP 8
(but PHP 7.4 being long out of
- Me long shifting my focus from hosting to software development
(e.g. qutebrowser), and thus
running services like this being a time- (and money) investment I'm
no longer willing to take. Shout-out to Uberspace where I moved most of
my other stuff long ago, which lets me self-host things in a
customizable way without needing to keep track of all the
It's not without irony that I self-hosted this pastebin because I was
fed up with content disappearing in other pastebins (usually by the
entire pastebin disappearing, due to reasons similar to the above). I'm
proud it did run for a decade, but now it's time to say goodbye.
Consider using bpaste instead, which is open-source and well
maintained, has an even cooler URL, and is run by a trusted Python
community member (supakeen).
If you came here via a paste link: If you think the contents
are still relevant, please contact
me. I might be able to dig it out of the database backup for you, or
even host it here persistently if I see a reason to.