Spent some time using Librem.one service. Can’t say I’m a fan. Had to skip town back to fosstodon.


Yeah, +1 to what @Matter said—"Christianity" is a really big/diverse group, and there are all sorts of different approaches to hierarchy. Basically no statement about the "Christian" approach to hierarchy will be true for Roman Catholics, Southern Baptists, and Unitarians, just for a simple example


> I'll have you know that I had no idea, just the phrase "carrion baggage" popped into my head so I had to come up with somebody who would take that with them on flights and Lord of Corpses seemed right.

I've heard that joke with the setup of "what does a vulture take with them on a flight"


See also "give us this day our daily bread", "break bread with", etc.


> re: URL shorteners should be banned regardless

I like this suggestion. It would also cut down on lazy automated crossposting from Twitter

re: #spam
URL shorteners should be banned regardless :blobshrug:
some forums already do that

@emsenn @lawremipsum

> I think it's quite problematic people think it's okay to have but ignore the federated timeline

In my ideal world, the federated timeline would be toggle at the instance level most instances would have it off.

It seems like a useful feature for certain instances (I'm thinking of those with a strong whitelist-only policy for moderation) but one than most of the fediverse has outgrown

@emsenn @lawremipsum

> My instance would then have to, while waiting for your instance to respond to a report from us, either tolerate the spam or silence you.

Well, your instance could also just silence the spam account (which I've done a few times in this recent wave).

But my point was that no one from your instance would even see the spam to be bothered by it, since it wouldn't be in your home or local TLs. But I missed that the spammer was @ing people


Oh! That's the piece I was missing, that they were replying/@ing people. That moves from spam of timelines to borderline mass harassment, and changes the calculus.

Thanks for clearing that up

Little known fact! Most email services are hosted in the cloud.

More precisely in The Oort cloud; which is about 40 light weeks or so away. That’s why unsubscribing takes so long. #tmyk


> subjecting other instances to [spam]

I've seen this sentiment a few times, and I'm a bit confused. If a spammer is on a different instance, then they're only reaching people on the local timeline, people who follow them (presumably no one), and people who venture onto the Fed timeline.

In my experience, the Fed TL is so full of junk that no on goes there/more spam hardly maters.

Given all that, the effect of open registrations seems 95% on the local TL

So, what am I missing?

Masto mods and admins, please open - new anti-spam tool 


> Take a look at binding modes: i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html#b

Perfect, exactly what I was looking for!

For others who are interested in the question, /#i3 *do* support setting everything up behind a leader key using "binding modes":

/#i3 question: is it possible to configure them to use a leader key (the way , , and do)?

That is, can I configure sway so that I press some combination (like <Alt-t>) to unlock other key commands but don't need to hold down a modifier key during the rest of the key sequence?

Stenography chorded typing allows for writing at well above 200 wpm.

A small experiment on the way to making that easier to use!



> Stenography chorded typing allows for writing at well above 200 wpm. A small experiment on the way to making that easier to use!

This looks super interesting!

On the other hand, it seems like it would clash pretty badly with /#emacs style key commands. Imagine having to quit emacs with <C-a-s> <C-f-Space>


> "Software below the poverty line"

Interesting read. One thing I'm curious about is how the author determined "full-time equivalent" workers per project. Some of the projects (e.g. Pretier.js) seem, perhaps naively, like they wouldn't require full-time work. If that's the case, then someone could work on 2+ projects with "low"/red income on the chart and string together a decent living


> if you do a lot of compiling those extra rams do wonders

Hmm? My impression was that compiling isn't very memory intensive, just CPU intensive.

To check this, I just cleaned out a Rust repo and recompiled from scratch. My CPU was pegged for ~2 minutes, but RAM usage never went above 1GB (with 10+ GBs free).

Is that atypical/would other compilation benefit from more available RAM?

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