A group of Chileans are trying to get software freedom enshrined into the constitution in the country of Chile, and they need every bit of help they can get.
The group is called: Propuestas constitucionales para Chile en la era de la información
An update on Fractal-next and the NLnet grant. https://blogs.gnome.org/jsparber/2022/01/28/a-long-overdue-update-fractal-next/
There was an interesting conversation about just making chatty natively support encryption over any communication medium (like text secure used to do). I recorded it here.
Luca Bonissi bought a Lenovo laptop which came with a pre-installed Windows license he didn't need. He asked for refund, Lenovo refused.
After a 2-year court case, Lenovo had to pay 20,000 euros in damages for abusive behavior.
⭐ One of 2021 highlights
I recently announced that Sequoia has a web of trust implementation. Today, I piblished the first version of a specification. Incredibly neither PGP nor GnuPG specifies how they implement WoT! My document tries to address all of the details and includes implementation advice (an efficient implementation is non-obvious, but happily not complicated). #pgp https://sequoia-pgp.gitlab.io/sequoia-wot/
Another sterling FOSS event comes back to real life 🐣 This is the #FossBackstage #CallForPapers (deadline upcoming). #NotRemote #OpenSource https://foss-backstage.de/news/call-participation-now-open
Chatty 5.0~beta is out!
This is the first Chatty released with integrated MMS support!
An overview of the markup language I'm working on for building user interfaces in GTK.
This is convergence; the same software stack across devices and your user/app data working across devices.
"Debian GNU/Linux riscv64 port -- Sponsors and Build machines" by Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo https://people.debian.org/~mafm/posts/2019/20191211_debian-gnulinux-riscv64-port-sponsors-and-build-machines/