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Zero Cost Abstractions
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We should announce each day there's no new #Intel vulnerability discovered at this point.
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...
Stack Overflow lets Facebook track us across their sites
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We use the word "boilerplate" a lot at work. It's such a strange phrase that seems like it's probably traveled far from its original meaning, so I looked up what that meaning was.
It goes back to newspapers. Large advertisers and content syndicates would distribute ready-to-go printing plates to local newspapers that could easily just go onto the press and be ready to print without any modification. These plates resembled rolled steel that was used to make boilers.
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There's no such thing as a 'tactical' vote for libdems. They will 'tactically' side with fascists before their stated values.
Yeah what @cwebber said.
The developers of projects that implement ActivityPub are doing so to enhance the appeal of their project and make the project succeed, not to make the protocol more popular. The protocol is just the means. The end goal is to foster deeper interactions between platforms and hosts--to make the World Wide Web actually like the web it was intended to be.
If we all just worked on one AP project there would be no diversity and the end goal wouldn't be met.
Because to much people complained that they had troubles to get their homeserver online I wrote a tutorial including all setup steps from 0 to running server, incl. reversed proxy, certificates, .... Have fun.
How to Setup your Matrix Synapse Messaging Homeserver (May 2019/English)
Yes and no. I would love a usable lisp OS (especially Racket) even without special hardware. But with hardware designed for it I'm sure it would be better. One of the major reasons Lisp Machines died is that Moore's Law was so fast that by the time you finished the longer design of the specialized hardware newer simple chips were already faster. Now that Moore's law (and friends) are largely over that could change.
I need some help on GTK (C): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/56092425/gtk-tree-model-foreach-assertion-gtk-is-tree-model-model-failed
Hi there! I am a free software developer. I enjoy working on useful software, as well as advocating for software freedom and the use of open standards, promoting data ownership, decentralization and privacy. If this is important to you, I may be worth following. If you like Go, Rust, or Swift, it may be worth following me as well. Besides computing, I enjoy metal, a good read and occasionally some gaming, (not much time for that these days).