What was taken from #FreeSoftware has been returned to it: after denying a refund for a pre-installed Windows, Lenovo had to pay 20.000 Euros to our volunteer and supporter Luca Bonissi.

fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202103

Call to apply for FSFE support for your local project

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Deadline: 18.April 2021

Clear point for @libreoffice : giving me options on .csv export on string escapes and separation character. Unlike MS Excel, which just saves along the system-wide language preferences and undisclosed own rules on which strings need to be escaped and which not.

🎉 Yesterday was the 5th anniversary of Liberapay’s launch. Like every year, a new blog post has been published to mark the occasion: medium.com/liberapay-blog/the-

@mike As a person who never has more that 5 tabs at most open, im also proud of you lol

Nella nostra newsletter di gennaio, troverai i programmi del 2021 inclusa la festa per il nostro anniversario, la nostra partecipazione al #FOSDEM, la campagna di quest'anno "Io amo il Software Libero" e i resoconti delle varie attività della comunità: fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202101.it. #IloveFS

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Submitted (and got merged) my first "patch" to @libreoffice

The fix itself is quite minor: rewording a few sentences and fixing typos. But I am pretty #proud because of how much work it is to get setup with a dev environment, and to understand the submission process of such a massive #FLOSS project. Phew!

gerrit.libreoffice.org/c/core/

Fingers crossed it's not my first _and last_ commit to the project 😄

Day 5 of the (2020 series. Yeah, I'm a bit behind...).
write.as/marco-bresciani/littl
Still have to wait for @matt for proper following myself. 🤔

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Bloody hell, @mike is going in for round 2 of - I failed miserably last year due to some personal stuff going on, so I’ve been thinking about having another crack at it for 2021 too.

mikestone.me/a-new-year-and-a-

📈 Donations through Liberapay have reached €8000 this week. That's 150% more than a year ago, thanks to the 5977 patrons who are supporting 912 creators.

Happy new year everyone!

It's still 19:20 here in Italy but... Let's hope everyone's 2021 would be better than 2020!
Happy New Year!

So, while the good @matt is talking a look, let me summarize:
* Day 1 of , Queen Elizabeth II vs. Emperor Reiwa, write.as/marco-bresciani/queen
* Day 2, On EditorConfig and Editor Wars, write.as/marco-bresciani/on-ed
* Day 3, Software, Licenses and Machines, write.as/marco-bresciani/softw
* Day 4, On The Unified Theory of Everything (a.k.a. 42), write.as/marco-bresciani/on-th

Hey @AAMfP, I believe some instances of Mastodon have trouble following WriteFreely blogs due to security settings. This was recently brought up here: discuss.write.as/t/federation-, but I need to personally investigate.

Sorry it's not working at the moment! I'll keep you updated as we get this fixed.

@write_as @hund @dajbelshaw

Follow request after refreshing the screen from above...
@matt @write_as @hund @dajbelshaw ideas anyone? It seems the follow does not work...

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