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Alright frens, I have another dumb post about C stuff.

It seems like every C program I come across uses a very simple key=value way of handling files for the end user, and yet there isn't a C library that they all use in order to make config parsing extremely breezy? Why??

I get that these formats are easy to implement from scratch, but what ever happened to DRY?

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Rob Kam boosted

this is a great article! "why you hate contemporary architecture" currentaffairs.org/2017/10/why

i kept nodding and going "yeah! wow it's not just me! i'm not alone in hating these things!" ... except the part about skyscrapers, i still think tall buildings are cool and can be done well.

(i think i saw this posted here a few weeks ago, but it takes me a while to get through the longreads)

Is anyone else behind Zscaler missing the images here?

Look at what's happened to the unmoderated Usenet newsgroups, they're almost entirely spam these days.

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What's to stop spambots overwhelming Mastodon?

To have a without the admin headache or cost of the extra infrastructure required to run it properly then use , free, without adverts, wiki hosting.

Disclaimer: I have no ties to Miraheze except for being a satisfied user of the service they provide. After a few years of the hassle of maintaining the wiki PHP/MySQL myself.

Hurrah, I'm now using Thunderbird portable, instead of Outlook. 😀

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Fixed now, somehow the files were set to read-only.

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Really I'd like to use but trivial problems prevent me from doing so. For example not allowing me to simply drag and drop emails between folders.

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Where to get new old stock BC547 and BC557 parts?

The only portable email to choose is Thunderbird, but its import from Outlook function is broken.

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20 odd years of emails in MS Outlook folder trees, 3 separate .pst files, about 5 Gb. All POP3 and SMTP. Is there any other email program that can safely import these and also runs off a USB drive?

I'm not deleting my facebook account. It's too useful for keeping in contact with non-tech-savvy friends and family.

shortcut key ? gives a list of Mastodon shortcut keys

A needs multiple people editing it to thrive but most people seem to prefer doing their own thing.

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