A long-overdue #introductions
Hello! I'm Ivan, I live in Moscow, Russia, and study in the MSU.
In my free time I hack on various FOSS projects and play (vertical scrolling) rhythm games (4K, 7K, SV, LN, bars). My favorite programming language is #Rust. My main #VSRG is Quaver, which I am helping to develop.
I'm quite interested in tool-assisted speedrunning. I've created #TAS tools for Half-Life 1 and studied it extensively.
I've also made a Minecraft mod.
Part 2 of my series on how power works within GNOME is out now: https://blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2021/06/15/community-power-2
I've been working on a series of blog posts on how power works within GNOME.
It took me a while to get my head around this when I joined the project, I'm hoping this will be of use for the next generation of newcomers.
Part 1 is out now: https://blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2021/06/11/power-community-1
I wrote about how Purism helps transforming GNOME since over 3 years, and how it's all just the start!
I lost track of how many times I tried to implement faster zooming in WebKitGTK, but here’s another attempt. Likely GTK4-only, last time I tried it this approach wasn’t much faster than status quo with GTK3. But hey, zooming youtube on a 4K screen, and it’s sorta kinda smooth.
Ignore the flicker at the end or the fact it only zooms at the top left corner, that’s easier to fix once basics work.
Do you understand e-mail? Have you ever been in an e-mail conversation with several people?
Then you already understand how @matrix works!
I explain it all in details in this blog post.
#GCC does away with the requirement for copyright assignments to the FSF:
I think it’s a wise decision in this day and age. 👍
Libadwaita 1.0.0-alpha.1 is out!
Start porting your application from GTK 3 and Libhandy to GTK 4 and Libadwaita now with our migration guide: https://gnome.pages.gitlab.gnome.org/libadwaita/doc/1.0.0-alpha.1/migrating-libhandy-1-4-to-libadwaita.html
Be aware that the API is bound to change until the first beta, planned for mid-August.
Unpopular opinion: federation within a same service is good, but cross services federation the sake of it generates a lot of noise and is not user friendly.
For example, following a video account on a microblogging service is confusing for many people, and the experience ends up being suboptimal.
There might be solutions in the future, but today the ecosystem is not mature enough. Let’s not forget the non-experts !
The Flatpak/Flathub community migrates to the Matrix side of life :)
Meet us at: #flatpak:matrix.org
I'm really looking forward to see everyone around and never have to worry about NickServ again.
No huge user-facing changes, but it uses the wallpaper portal API now instead of the deprecated gsettings method (so we need even fewer permissions) and comes with the 40 wallpaper.
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 👇
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