Okay. Yesterday, I wrote a simple (yet useful) TCP service with Rust, with only the standard library, in about an hour.

Today, I want to write ten dozen things on my TODO list in Rust. And I’m an emphatic C++ programmer.

vs the universe... sigh.

Going back to . Fewer features and more reliability. Too tired of this. Have had to nuke the cache 3 times today alone to fix timeline issues.

Mast crashed while writing this... so iOS browser it is for the moment. I am embarrassed and it isn’t even my code.

Yeah, this is *ever* so useful and legible.

How the *hell* can this be worth any money at all? There is no QA, and there is bug after bug after bad behavior after bug. I wish I could sell things like this, but I consider it to be dead fucking wrong to sell a product that is so far from finished.

Someone wanna tell me what the fuck I am missing, here? I thought programmers were supposed to get better over time and stop making newbie mistakes. But it’s like we’re in the age of the lazydev.

What’s driving the renewed push for XMPP? It had its fifteen minutes, a decade or so ago.

One cannot both claim that hash proofs are wasteful and at the same time push a text-based markup language for interchange without looking a little stupid.

A binary message is often 90% smaller than the equivalent XML, requires less code to parse, is more deterministic, and so uses less electricity to create, transmit, and parse. Multiply by several billion times and wow. C’mon people. We can do better.

I find it really irritating that some of the most desirable things from the perspective of features and/or performance, also tend to be the very same things that don't give a rat's ass about my privacy.

It’d be humane to kill me if I were a suffering snake. But I’m not, I’m human, so its β€œimmoral”.

Fuck this world and its double standards.


I am tired of everything. I feel like the song One, every time I’m left behind. Except that instead of a landmine trapping my mind in a paralyzed shell, a surgery trapped me in my home.

Seriously: it has been common knowledge since AT LEAST a decade before *I* was born that you do not use telnet to talk to things that, well, aren’t. Yet I have seen no fewer than 5 toots here, in June of TWENTY FRICKIN NINETEEN that say this is a great idea.

I guess people don’t care to read the specs? They like working by happenstance?

Use a damned TCP client, FFS. The reasons why are nearly 50 years old! Not rocket science, people.

Yes, we need to defend ourselves. The government is on a crusade, one which only hurts its people and makes it the enemy of the public. What a fucked up world we live in. But people wish to turn the other way, buy the bullshit line that guns are the problem, and continue to belive that cops are good.

Nothing from the government is good, k?

Cops should be eliminated. The only proper place for pigs is in the fucking oven. Jesus fucking christ stop the madness already: EVERYONE needs to be armed, and EVERYONE needs to step up and fucking DEFEND EACH OTHER.

Fuck this. Fuck this. Fuck this. And FUCK THIS SOME FUCKING MORE.

Apparently sleep is fucking OPTIONAL.


I am *really* liking Ultimate++. The design of the system is sound, and aside from the learning curve WRT the tooling, I'm extremely happy with it.

is *snappy*, but it still needs a little help in the GUI designer and documentation areas. I'm finding that I'm looking at TheIDE's source to answer questions that I cannot easily find the answers to in the documentation, for example.

But I like it. No code gens, yet a visual development environment. A most efficient use of C++.

PSA: Never lose something that will take 3 billion years to find, unless you have a billion systems to chew on the search for a year or three...

Lucifer Spoilers 

What I *really* want is a high-powered terminal program that does it. Something like RHIDE, but modernized.

Of course, who remembers RHIDE?

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