Moxie Marlinspike, in his 2016 propaganda piece ignorantly bashing #XMPP, had one valid point: Enabling end-to-end encryption in a homogeneous environment is easier than introducing it in a heterogeneous #Jabber. Nobody is denying that. However, if something is hard to achieve, either try your best and don’t give up, or put your head in the sand and create yet another walled garden that is no different from other proprietary solutions.
AFAICT Ruby exists because Python didn't look enough like Perl for its creator and early adopters. And it got popular because it had one web framework where Python had 20.
If guaranteed minimum income and universal healthcare were a thing, I think so many of my programmer colleagues would immediately take low-income sabbaticals to write high-quality good-ui users-first free and open source software that it would inspire tedious "how was it possible?!?" medium dot com thinkpieces for years and years
@lnxw48a1 @sulman Peace through violence has worked in the last large-scale encounter with nazis. And though they rename themselves again and again to fool the public, they *are* nazis and they are *back* and they want the same things as before.
Richard Spencer is afraid of going out openly to nazi rallies for fear of being of punched again. This means the tactic is working. They should know they are unacceptable.
RULES FOR DATING MY DAUGHTER
1) You must venture into the dark woods, unarmed.
2) Gather a pile of stiff dry leaves and shape them into human form
3) Whisper into the ear of this thing-that-shakes-in-breezes an offer of dinner or a movie, animating my daughter of detritus into consciousness, you wizard of crumbling foliage, you romeo of loam
4) Leave me out of it, weirdo
Maybe ugly shell scripting will become obsolete. We can only hope.
Ich finde ja, bei erneuerbaren Energien sollten wir mutig voran gehen und uns nicht selbst beschränken ... https://weact.campact.de/petitions/windkraft-in-nrw-starken-verhinderungsgesetz-stoppen