i don't remember if it was IAR or CodeWarrior or what but i "fondly" remember how one of my coworkers eventually found out that the compiler always optimized "if (a || b)" into "if (a)" literally every single time no matter what. it just ignored the entire right hand side of one of the commonly used operators, always
I am particularly fond of seeing accounts that tried the fediverse out in the past but then went silent come back.
I enjoy seeing new users, too, but seeing someone come back to give the 'verse another try feels like a bigger win, like there's something so compelling here that it lingers in peoples' subconscious or something.
So, if you were here, left, and now lurk, don't be afraid to chime in once in a while - I'm glad you're here, and I know I'm not alone.
Truly starting to think Mastodon will win in the long run, because Masto has @wikisext and twitter doesn't any more
After sleeping on it, I think #Mastodon should rename ‘instances’ to ‘Communities.’
Instances feels too technical and I see even savvy people struggling to understand it.
I argue communities would make much more sense. It denotes much of the purpose behind _why_ this service has different instances, and many people will already be familiar with the concept from Reddit (the, what, sixth most popular site on the net?).
slipstream, raylee, Rye, Rai-chan [of Ring of Lightning]
Reverser, coder, infosec, beta collector.
Likes to help Mastodon newbies!
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