> I created flatpak because the Linux application desktop ecosystem is fundamentally broken. As a app developer you have no sane way to distribute the result of your work to users.
Alex Larsson on #Flatpak.
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"What do you mean be 'hard coded' in the program?"
dark copyright joke Show more
CEA: but what if someone sent your server a packet containing pirated movies, or music, or scientific papers?
ME: this is a SCADA system, so the packet would fail the validity check and be dropped.
CEA: but you'd still be copying it!! You best watch your step, miss, I'd hate to have to send my lawyers after you
Programming is great because you can just take that huge messy chuck from the middle of your function and hide it away under a new name in a new function and feel good about how you "cleaned up" the original function by abstracting the internals.
This is exactly how I used to clean my room as a kid - I'd refactor all the junk on the floor to be under my bed. Boom - problem solved.
me when i had this made on cafepress in 2016: dumb, this will stop being funny in 6 months
me taking this out of the cupboard in 2018: haha BEEN
Is there something like ssh-agent but for gpg keys?
Or a way for git not ask me my gpg passphrase for each commit. It gets extremely annoying during rebases.
Q: How do I explain Bitcoin to my grandfather?
A: imagine if keeping your car idling 24/7 produced solved Sudokus you could trade for heroin
software drama (Signal) Show more
The creator of Signal (Moxie) insists that XMPP and other federated protocols "have no place" in today's world because their creators can't modify them all at once with a forced update for their one official client and company-owned servers, and that this fact makes them insecure. I think this is bullshit because it's asserting that security is mutually exclusive with user control over the client software. It's really not.
*stands on back paws*
*reaches front paws at you*
pls pick up kitten! want to be tall
I don't like having to work for Google to unsubscribe.
Also I never subscribed.
At least their cookie opt-out is a two-click process
(Unfortunately I'm getting error 500 on image upload, but their unsubscribe page requires a re-captcha)
There are no good billionaires. You do not radically benefit from perpetuating a grossly unfair and unjust system by mistake.
Richard Stallman introduced the argument of the power balance between software users and producers
But that argument is not settled by the GPL
A GPL compliant software can be unfair in other ways.
And "I do this for free" is not enough to guarantee that your work is not harmful
I rage-quit Twitter at the end of November in 2016. As someone who has worked in online communities for close to 20 years, I couldn’t stand being a member of a community where the people in charge cared so very little for their users. We worked very hard at Flickr to make sure that people were safe. Your company isn’t the government and you can delete any account at any time for any reason. If you create a community, it’s your jobs to ensure that it’s safe for all.
18y/old kid without future.
I like writing free software, mostly in Rust.
Jogging, Hiking, used to Mountain Bike.
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