I wrote a blog post about what I've been up to in 2020.
Looks like I missed some updates of the AndroidX Core library 😴 It now contains my fixed version of the MailTo class. So I deprecated the MailToCompat library and updated the corresponding blog post.
I've put together some details for folk interested in working with #Android Firmware (#AOSP, Lineage, etc.) about what the development cycle looks like. Let me know if you find it useful or think there should be changes made.
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Mark Murphy (a.k.a CommonsGuy) about Google's Code Transparency initiative for the soon to be mandatory Android App Bundles.
> In essence, Google has slashed our car tires, and then has generously offered to pay for a lift home.
(I'm sorry, I had to take this quote, please read the article for more useful discussion ;-))
Head is spinning: now we setup our reproducible builder as a job of itself, just updated (API change in a used library), and the reproducible builder built itself, and the output thereof is exactly the same as one further build step.
Wanting to ask: how reproducible are your reproducible build setups? Do you have written down what the dependencies / a bootstrap thereof looks like (and which packages are involved)? Asking for a friend of a reproducible builder ;)
We (Sequoia, https://sequoia-pgp.org) are looking to hire a devop engineer to maintain and expand our CI, setup some benchmarking infrastructure, keep our web services running like dump.sequoia-pgp.org, etc. You should care about privacy and free software. We'd prefer someone living in or near a European timezone. Salary is 43 kEuros/year for 20 hours/week. Salary is not negotiable. Hours are (salary scales linearly). If you are interested, mail me: 8F17777118A33DDA9BA48E62AACB3243630052D9 .
If you run your own synapse, you can fix youtube url previews like this: https://github.com/matrix-org/synapse/issues/9733#issuecomment-857582330
(It'll also fix twitter image previews.)
Today I learned more about Docker and systemd than I wanted to know 🙁
If you're using matrix-docker-ansible-deploy and need to debug the Signal bridge this might be useful: https://gist.github.com/cketti/fb12c4a1172a013e9cd7964d990e932d
Hi all, Geary is looking for a co-maintainer!
@mjog doesn't have enough time to to do it all by themselves any more, and so is looking for a hand in taking care of day-to-day tasks such as bug triaging and fixing, and working on improving the front-end side of the app in particular.
If you're interested, take a look at the issue tracker, and pitch on in!
If you have any questions, please thread them below or get in touch with @mjog 👇
I was a bit annoyed that previews of Youtube URLs were kind of broken on my Matrix instance. Did some research and stumbled upon a Greasemonkey script to "fix" it client-side. Made some improvements and ended up with this: https://gist.github.com/cketti/edbf7efe5e641792d56a384dc501ba1e
I updated "Jitsi Hacks" to work with the new Jitsi Meet user interface.
Prioritizing Memory Safety Migrations
Open source developer, @k9mail maintainer. Berlin, Germany.
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