I've made a mock-up to illustrate my ideas about the next-gen terminal experience!
• the pathbar
• username, hostname and git branch displayed in the UI, shrinking the shell prompt back to just a $
• commands as cards
• syntax highlighting, including graying out the output a bit to differentiate it from commands themselves
• autocompletion (displayed in a native widget)
• built-in error handling options
• the time each command took (on the right)
The Thunderbird project is hiring: Software Engineers - https://blog.mozilla.org/thunderbird/2018/11/the-thunderbird-project-is-hiring-software-engineers/
TFW you fight with the #rustlang borrow checker, you think you work around it in a dodgy way, and later during development you suddenly understand the fuck-up it was preventing.
400 lines of C code, gone from the world.
(Replacing librsvg's XML processor with #rustlang; all the tests pass again.)
Metric system, kilogram redefined Show more
Kilogram redefined, basing that definition of the Planck constant, as opposed to the physical object that is currently used. https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/historic-vote-redefine-kilogram-changes-forever-way-we-measure-mass-ncna936606
C Portability Lessons from Weird Machines https://begriffs.com/posts/2018-11-15-c-portability.html
It's time to look at the birth of the @gnome Foundation, on this week's episode of The History of #gnome podcast — https://www.bassi.io/articles/2018/11/15/history-of-gnome-episode-1-4/
The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don't Want to Deal With It
This reminds me of a conversation here on Mastodon in the last few weeks.
I'm actively recruiting volunteer devs for a native Signal / Signal-like client in Gtk, in the hopes that we can bring it to the @Purism Librem 5 phone. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
PGP/GPG: FA9D 40F1 5FE1 D8AB 8312 4AAA 77E3 1447 CD1F C3F6
I gave a talk! So grateful to everyone who helped me figure out the last minute rewrite when I realized what I really wanted to talk about was labor organizing
food Show more
When in München they try to give you a heart attack, they do it with love.
You asked for more technical explainers, it's what you get.
Top article this from Tom. Basic overview, heads to decent technical explanation (I learned some things), and a comparison against other browsers and how they handle the same task.
How #Firefox assures your sync data is kept private. And not some bs version of "private" that has you rolling your eyes.
RT @sdroege_: This Thursday to Sunday we're going to have the @gnome + @rustlang hackfest in Thessaloniki.
Join us if that's interesting f… source: https://twitter.com/rustlang/status/1062691315236921344
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