Anyway, take your victory lap and collect your prizes. You've made it clear that I'm not welcome here, and even though I disagree with the action this Admin is taking (banning me when I didn't break any rules doesn't seem right), I respect and support the Admin's decision to run their instance the way they see fit.
Please do your very best to be kind to each other. The world is a terrible place right now, and that's largely because it is what we make it.
Found myself wanting to build structs in Elisp, so I started using plists with manually written accessors, but running across Chris Wellons' discussion made me realize there's a much better way: cl-defstruct! https://nullprogram.com/blog/2018/02/14/
#GNU has so much cool software that gets so little exposure. Ran across `source-highlight` today, which does what it says on the tin: takes source code and generates a highlighted version in any of bunch of formats. By defaults it generates an HTML file, but it also supports the the `esc` output format, which encodes using escape sequences suitable for viewing on command line, even with Emacs' shell. 😎
Found a date handling bug in my RSS aggregator software because Google dated a post on their blog a year in the future (28 June 2019 instead of 28 June 2018). https://www.blog.google/products/pixel/four-tips-taking-delectable-food-photos-pixel-2/
#Oculus just announced a coop VR heist game "Covert" from White Elk Studios, which I had never heard of, but was apparently founded by folks from the God of War team! When I went to look up their other work, I found "Eclipse: Edge of Light", but it's apparently not available on Gear VR or Go, only Daydream. Is it too much to ask for a port? 😜 https://www.oculus.com/blog/announcing-covert-a-couch-co-op-heist-game-coming-to-oculus-go-and-gear-vr/
Although I can run #emacs from within Termux on my Chromebook, I tend to use Caret for better responsiveness. The problem is getting Caret to work with Emacs bindings, but after some tinkering, I discovered C-, which opens settings for the embedded Ace component, and that allows me to select Emacs as my key binding scheme. It doesn't play nicely with Caret's shortcuts, and it doesn't persist across restart, but it's a start!
I want to love the fediverse, but I'm still looking for the place where open-source techies hang out. As always, the hard part with federated systems is discovery, though https://fediverse.network/ does help quite a bit.
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Reverting to a 3.5mm hardline for my headphones until Google/Ubuntu patches #blueborne. https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/09/bluetooth-bugs-open-billions-of-devices-to-attacks-no-clicking-required/
Was about to rewrite my .emacs with (use-package) and got distracted by the (very beautiful) doom-themes: https://github.com/hlissner/emacs-doom-themes
Always cover your hand when entering your PIN at the ATM! 'Dumping Data from Deep-Insert Skimmers': https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/08/dumping-data-from-deep-insert-skimmers/
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