I don't respect people who work for defense contractors and I'm rapidly reaching that point with cloudflare too
re: Stupid joke
@solene I hear his new nachos are as good as his previous two nachos combined
luke-warm software take
Writing a library that takes the "wrap everything" approach is very painful, since you inevitably have to expose lower-layer options to the user anyway. Trying to use such a library is also painful, since inevitably you want to turn some knob that isn't exposed to you, and you have to hack around it.
The web doesn't have to suck.
Just stop caring about ad revenue an intrusive analytics and it's *still* great.
people these days tend to think "multiple solutions" means "multiple incompatible ecosystems", but in free software that's not at all true. PipeWire subsumes JACK and Pulse. Pulse works with ALSA and JACK (with tweaks). Interop is always possible.
Devs who are hosting their projects on #GitHub should allow people to report issues with an alternative way (by email for example).
Because I can't contribute to project I like because I don't want to create an account on a fucking #Microsoft #proprietary service. I already have an account on @codeberg and it is fine for me. And I think other people have the same problem.
I'm convinced every IT pro or enthusiasts should give a try to the old computer challenge. It puts so much things into perspective!
Does anyone even use #hashtags? Does anyone search for them? I mean, I do sometimes but I feel like it's becoming a very unpopular thing to put on posts.
But I mean I like it when posts are sortable like that...
The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair
because hosting servers are built on purpose and that this study https://www.networkworld.com/article/2229029/computer-factories-eat-way-more-energy-than-running-the-devices-they-build.html
explains that for a computer, 65% of the required energy is for its manufacture, so in a realistic lifetime of 5years (in a company) power usage represents 35% of the total, hence taking the total Wh and doing *100/35 to get the whole power usage including manufacturing.
Old hardware used for self hosting didn't require manufacturing for this purpose, so we don't add this part of the maths to the total.
Yay, @florian patiently answered all my annoying questions about his writing a DHCP client daemon for OpenBSD and we did a journalism! http://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20210722072359
There have been a lot of questions about dhcpleased(8), and it's got a fun little story, and it maybe wasn't written for the reason you think. :D (how's my clickbait, is that bait-y enough)
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