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Finished 'Consider Phleabas' by Iain M Banks at the weekend. Now on to 'The Water Knife' by Paolo Bacigalupi. (Loved 'The Windup Girl').

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is there a gnu social / mastodon mirror for the openbsd cvs bot?

My daydream: unknown function `SOme'. Did you mean `Some'? Update in source code and continue? [y/n]: yeeeeesssss!

Vim tip: # is like *, but searches backwards.

Get a file from another branch/version in git: git show $VERSION:$FILE

Does anyone know a way to make tmux use TERM=screen-256color if the outer env is 256 colour compatible?

This request has now been satisfied btw.

I wonder if the government appreciates how large scale moderation of social media really is? It's a devilishly difficult task at best!

Last chance to register to vote...

I repeat. To vote in the general election, you must be registered to vote before 11:59pm on 22 May (this Monday). gov.uk/register-to-vote

Two OpenBSD devs looking for YubiKeys for GnuPG testing: openbsd.org/want.html

Via the ORG: "It's the last day to remove your child's nationality data from the school census ": t.co/DFTXb8iVlU