I can't remember where I came across the idea of reading man pages with vim by setting the $MANPAGER envvar. I think it was from this post https://zameermanji.com/blog/2012/12/30/using-vim-as-manpager/
> Why Open-Source?
> Would you buy a meal if the restaurant refused to tell you the ingredients? Would you buy a car if you weren’t allowed to look under the hood?
I do love me some Vivaldi....
@liaizon @grumpy GH issue has been created. Will put up a pull request soon 😄 https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/15990
(un)popular opinion: Yes, #Rust is great, but most applications are totally fine with a GC allocation model.
The langauge is optimized for more system-critical applications than most of its users are working in.
A literal fork of rust that introduces a good GC would kind of hit a sweet spot for a lot of applications.
Algebraic data types, typeclasses (aka traits), functional programming at the fingertips, strict evaluation.
“If it’s stupid but it works, it isn’t stupid.”
I am stupid. But I work. Therefore I am not stupid?.... 🤔
In all reality though this describes every software stack I’ve ever configured and deployed.
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I don't want websites and the companies that own them to manipulate me into staying longer. I don't want them actively attempting to exploit weaknesses in my brain. I don't want to be controlled.
I just want to have interests. And I just want to live a humble life. And I want to make sure that those around me are happy and healthy.
This "value"-hungry network of companies have to be stopped.
@sotolf I absolutely agree, which is what has me feeling so conflicted about these thoughts
It makes me wonder if the language itself is too complex. Not in terms of the learning curve, but in understanding the ramifications of each design decision you make, and how they affect the codebase, and the project more broadly. What makes me sad is that this line of thought destroys my confidence in Rust, or at least in my ability to use it as a tool. That if I had to write some critical code 'in anger' that I would be better off reaching for Go or Java rather than for Rust. [2/2]