Took me 5 hours or something 🙄

So long actually, that a newer version came out while I was downloading the older one 😂

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Mozilla's servers ain't doing great today... :blobcatdizzy:

This is me trying to update my Firefox Dev Edition

My final strategy: use SumatraPDF or XpdfReader for everyday PDF files, use Foxit for XFA support and more functionality

All the programs are magnitudes better than Adobe Reader 🤣

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Alright, I have done some testing and here's my verdict:

— Sumatra (@sotolf, @iooioio) — really snappy — love it!
— Foxit (@sotolf, @kev) — not open-source, but free and the only one that supports XFA
— muPDF (@yyp) — dead simple (maybe too simple 😅) and doesn't work as good on big PDFs as Sumatra does
— XpdfReader — similar to Sumatra: really snappy and with cleaner (albeit uglier) interface
— Okular (@yyf) — couldn't install since it's only available in MS Store :(

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Any recommendations for a PDF viewer for Windows? Preferably open-source, of course, but to be honest with you I'm ready to use anything that isn't Adobe Reader 🤮

The final result is:

* R = 25%
* G = 40%
* B = 36%

As expected (and described in the thread), the gamut is pretty low (ie. not an immense possibility of colours, due to fact that masto polls options sum is 100)

0..100 to 0..255 (in gimp) give:

* R = 63.8 (64)
* G = 102
* B = 91.8 (92)

HTML: #40665C

It's a soft, dark, bluish green!

It's complimentary color is #66404A (102,64,74)

Its triadic scheme:
#5C4066 (92,64,102) and #665C40 (102,92,64)

We could call it "Fédi-vert"?

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So, in January I started using a YubiKey for my PGP needs. I made a new PGP key for it and signed it with my old one (to show that I "acknowledge" my new key)

On April 2nd my old key expired. I didn't care as I don't use it any more. However, Thunderbird didn't allow me to send an email, because my new key was signed with an expired key. So, I had to prolong it before doing so.

Is it a Thunderbird bug or a PGP feature? What is the correct way of dealing with expired keys' signatures?

Rebooting the computer (or even, turning IPv6 on and off) seems to solve the issue every time...

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Although I can now see, that even IPv6 DNS servers are not accessible. Seems like something is wrong in the whole infrastructure...

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I can't even connect to the IPv6 address directly; does my provider block it?

Aw, shucks. I guess I have to phone them...

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The problem is back, and it's... IPv6

Now when I try to ping/traceroute the IPv4 address of PyPI, it works flawlessly. But when I input "pypi.org", my network prefers the IPv6 address and finds no route to host 🤔

I guess it's the ISP problem because I can't get past the first hop

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Weird: this happens on my laptop only. When I do it on my phone, it shows a different, expected result: 5 hops through my ISP 🤔

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Anyone having problems with PyPI today? The site works flawlessly, but the packages take ages to install. Pip takes 2 minutes for what earlier happened in 10 seconds. Poetry hangs completely :(

Pylance: I am the best Python language server for VSCode!

Also Pylance: No, you can't use a List[str] as an Iterable[str], that's a no-no!

Do I not understand how Python types work? 😂

I am personally on crossroads with this.

I mean, I kinda do want at least some form of attribution for my work, so Unlicense/WTFPL is a bit too weak for me. GPLv3 looks great in terms of sharing improvements, but it's just too clunky, and it's a hassle to fork such projects as one has to include the copy in literally every file.

So I'm kinda stuck with the MIT. While I like that it's permissive, I sometimes wish it would oblige others to open-source the modifications too

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time! I want to know what licence you mostly use for your F(L)OSS projects. Imagine, you don't have to comply with anyone, and you're free to choose. Which one you'll use?

I am also interested, which traits of a licence are important to you. Stating changes? Using the same licence? Attribution?

(Licences sorted from strongest to weakest. A poll can only have 4 choices, so some had to be aggregated; I tried to put the similar ones together)

Over the last few days I have set a goal for me: increase productivity! So I opened my to-do list and started grooming it, when I noticed a few tasks, created God knows when, lying in "no date" section. I haven't seen them all this time, because my primary views are "Today" and "Next 7 Days"

This is why I have a new rule for my to-dos: always set a date! It's better to not achieve everything in one day and postpone some stuff than to forget about your duties completely 😄

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