Back when the GNU project was starting, among the first things they rewrote as Free Software were:
- text editor / IDE (Emacs)
- assembler, linker, and compiler
IOW, they made tools that they needed to further develop Free Software without relying on proprietary tools.
They wanted their project to be self-hosting.
Nowadays, we have more free software than ever, but we develop it using github and Discord...
@n8 Compared with other platforms (mainly music streaming; but also news sites) I find YT'd reccs actually pretty good. Especially the one based on my subscriptions and when browsing music. // The "public timeline" or what it's called is crap; and to the Relateds on some random video I usually (except when music browsing) don't pay attention to.
@bkastl ich habe letztens "Undercover"-Fahrscheinkontrolleure ohne Hingucken (quasi ausm Augenwinkel) erkannt. Da war ich selbst von beeindruckt. Wenn man bewusst drauf achtet, ist das ja seit Jahren keine Kunst mehr.
@blabber seit wir den Kampf gegen „der Blog“ verloren haben, bin desillusioniert.
Not sure if something like this exists yet, I haven't looked too far into it, but it would be really nice to have a FOSS app for advanced timers/alarms.
I've been using "Clock" from F-Droid but it doesn't seem to support timers that go off every x minutes, or setting an alarm relative to the current time (i.e. six hours from now).
@chartier good question. Subscribing didn't work really well for us, too. Years back and we didn’t try really hard. My current web hoster has OpenExchange included, and I wanted to try that. OTHO the analog family calendar in the kitchen seems to work well enough.
People who share a calendar or events with a significant other: how do you actually do it?
Do you subscribe to each other's 'personal' calendar to see events? Do you collaborate on a single calendar? Invite each other to events the other should be aware of?
Jess and I have tried a variety of these solutions with mixed results. Subscribed calendars sometimes disappear, shared events sometimes disappear.
We're both on Apple devices but she's on gCal because of work. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
phew! I did a big update to Medic, my #Rust CLI that checks KeePass databases for breached/weak/duplicate passwords. It's now more of a real CLI!
@eitland there is no decision to be made. I'm not designing a new languages. And existing languages work one way or the other. I was just curious what people think the right™ should be. Imho ordered is convenient, but not ordered is correct 😉
@hirnbrot the blur is calculated on upload, so a one-time fee to pay.
@hirnbrot it is nicer looking; it gives you a hint what to expect (as said: the blurriness factor is debatable, but you can usually diff. between a landscape, a screenshot, and people/skin tones). It's not free but pretty light-weight: a 32x32px canvas element is rendered in the client.
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@julianruf Just this week the admin of wandering.shop instance guessed (you can look up the pycon2019 video) that the fediverse has roughly 2M users right now. For Twitter around 2007 Wikipedia says: “[Twitter] had 400,000 tweets posted per quarter in 2007. This grew to 100 million tweets posted per quarter in 2008.“ I joined mid-2007 when it had ~60k tweets/day during SXSWi. So it was a pretty small community at that time.
@Mainebot hm, the fix to my phone's loading issues: rubber band 😫
Łukasz Langa on the Black formatter for #Python code. The talk goes into some detail on concrete syntax trees & Black's implementation of formatting, which may be too esoteric if you're just interested in using Black, but wraps up with some brief tips on usage. #PyCon2019 #video
Little meta, no memes.
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