Ended up with 2talk.co.nz for #voip, and have now set up a #Cisco SPA112 ATA and found appropriate settings to make faxing more reliable. Also some settings on the #HP printer (which is also a #fax) which supposedly help. Did some initial tests and were able to send ok, will try tomorrow and see if we can receive with the changes made...
Also, 2talk’s web interface and control once you have an account seems great. Just their initial website sucks for info.
Great blog post on Slack's "bait and switch".
"The reason email is federated, is because it was developed before surveillance capitalism was a thing and because it was established and entrenched long before these companies came around.
There's a reason why your email address is still the de facto way to sign up for any service on the web (sometimes with one or two degrees of separation), and it's because of federation."
So Google detests the AGPL license: https://opensource.google.com/docs/using/agpl-policy/ going as far as to demand this:
"Do not install AGPL-licensed programs on your workstation, Google-issued laptop, or Google-issued phone without explicit authorization from the Open Source Programs Office."
So to degooglify the internet everyone should choose AGPL for open source projects :)
A form of toot search has been requested since April 2017, multiple times:
I have announced that am going to implement it with constraints that won't let it be used for abuse on Dec 20 2017, then again on Dec 31:
During implementation I seeked feedback #onhere, submitted PR on Feb 3 2018:
Then announced it in a progress report on Feb 21:
I just found out there’s an “N” version when installing Windows 10. So that’s nice.
In further proof that we live in a cyberpunk future already, 113 GWh of electricity have "gone missing" in Kosovo/Serbia, and as a result all the wall clocks in continental Europe are six minutes behind.