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just updated to 19.0.2

I started using Nextcloud at version 10x and have never had any problems...

...except the update from 18x to 19.0.1 which stopped half way through and I had to delete a .step file to continue.

Not bad at all! 👍 👍 👍

-- that problematic transparent <table> border *can* be rendered as a box-shadow 👍

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also there is a bug in chromium -- if you have a transparent border (no matter where is is -- <thead> <tr> <th> <tbody> <td> ecc..) it renders *below* the table cells on the first column 😠

always 🙄

*BUT* only if you are using the [colspan] attribute!!!

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Hooray for <colgroup> <col>, :first-of-type, :last-of-type, :nth-child(x)…

…without you all it would have been a mess of classes

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tables done properly are NOT simple! I've wasted at least an hour and a half just getting the alignment and styling of the columns / rows to match my design. (obviously using as little css as possible!)

I've released new version of gif.ski — the high-quality #GIF encoder.

If you need to upload clean-looking GIFs somewhere (e.g. #gamedev demos), that's the tool!

Finally worked out how to make a non-dyadic* time signature in Musescore that actually plays back at the correct speed

*more commonly called 'Irrational time signature' which is a awful name mathematically.

big fan of radical left-wing ideologies like "compassion" and "treating people with respect"

The hardest, heaviest line ever written - Symphony nº6, - 1808…

youtube.com/watch?v=NanwUR2eAb

…still not beaten 212 years later!

I'm only getting second-hand reports, but I'll say it in case there's anyone listening that needs to hear it:

When people speak of racism, they are talking about a system - a specific system, which demonstrably exists today, and which has been a very consequential and deeply-connected component of the modern period.

If you find yourself wanting to talk about racism-like systems in other times, consider carefully whether you are in a situation where that would be appropriate, relevant, and respectful.

NEVER, EVER out of curiosity run Disk Utility First Aid on your Time Machine backup disk.

You will wait…
…and wait…
…and wait…

…on the plus side: the disk is hot enough to cook bacon

Chapter 99 in The Tech Industry Is Broken With Problems It Has No Desire To Fix.

Btw, Instagram is totally not visible to people without an account now.

They've phased it out over time, hoping no one would notice.

Promote @pixelfed 🌈

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