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A better solution would be to have testing done before pushing, that way you catch this stuff without polluting the commit log with "fuck" "goddamnit" "work you little shit"
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Privacy advocates, I’d like to ask for your help. What kind of privacy settings/features would you expect from a calendar application? Don’t mind if it’s already done in Calendar.social or already documented as an issue; I would really like to see the whole picture!

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Last month a large number of full price commercial #games (including big names such as Civilization and Elder Scrolls) were revealed to contain the tracking software Red Shell:

polygon.com/2018/6/20/17485762

If games were #OpenSource, it would be easier to avoid spyware 😟

But though they're rarer, open source games do exist 🕹️ 👾 👍

Some lists:

frama.link/Q1qR-N7M

gitlab.com/Ashpex/Linux_Games (via @Ashpex)

libregamewiki.org/List_of_game

#FOSS #OSS #LibreGaming #Gaming #VideoGaming #PCGaming #VideoGames

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@bobstechsite @Gargron leave "Toot!" alone, pretty please.

If somebody is not going to try Mastodon out because of this word, they wouldn't have tried it anyway.

"Toot" is an important part of this community's identity. Somebody doesn't like it, it's their problem.

We should not cave to people with such silly issues.

Seriously, there's an elephant right below "Toot!", it's clear what's it about.

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I live in a small rural city known for oil, farming and cowboys. None of my friends know how to code or are interested in open source. No hacker spaces here either.

The fediverse has introduced me to a diverse group of people that I wouldn't have met otherwise. I've made a few friends here and I'm really glad to be a part of this. #fediverse

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@sydneyfalk You may think "ugh, 'toots'?! that's so gross" is a far-fetched opinion but I have literally seen a tweet saying that Mastodon is racist because the word "federation" belongs to the US civil war.

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Java is officially dying.

From Oracle:
"Public updates for Oracle Java SE 8 released after January 2019 will not be available for business, commercial or production use without a commercial license."

Ain't nobody got time for that shit.

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Well, RaspArch seems nice, but my display still looks like this. I'm starting to get frustrated with it. I didn't have the same issues with Raspbian and it was nice too.

I'm going to take a break for a while.

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Ug. Testing out RaspArch on my new B+. I'm not terribly familiar with Arch and the graphics are messed up. Makes for a fun Sunday morning though.

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Thanks to some great feedback from @maloki, we have updated our CoC to be more clear on what we will do with NSK content.

conduct.fosstodon.org/#sexandn

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Anyone know of an email client that handles bad connections better than Thunderbird?

I sent an email, it was successfully sent, and then I lost connection. It said it was trying to save it to my "Sent" folder. Regained connection, and it still was trying to save it to the "Sent" folder. It never did successfully save it. I know it was successfully sent though because the recipient replied to it.

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Today's goal was to get public timeline statuses from Mastodon/PixelFed's API displaying in the app. It was mostly a success!
There's still some issues with parsing and displaying photo captions and various other UI issues, but this is a nice milestone to achieve. :)

📸: @Freezer, @gdkar

#pixelfed

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Let's face it, Stallman is the equivalent of an OEM.
- Bullshit marketing-oriented ideals
- No room for real customer choice
- Closed 3rd party access to real decisions
- Investors can't really add new things
- A yes/no vote is the only power for investors
- The company still makes the final decision
- Political correctness must always prevail
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@ChrisWere it's more than one thing, to the exclusion of the rest. It's being trapped in an ecosystem and there is no obvious or coherent rope to get out. Extracting myself from it either costs too much, or isnt tenable.

I don't need the equal to a Google or an apple or a microsoft, but I need a competitive underdog. Or, a tool that can pace me through rescuing me from those silos into a distributed set of accounts elsewhere, with help to bring it all together.

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