Woooowww - A big LLVM contributor quits  because LLVM are updating their CoC to be good and have started welcoming Outreachy internships . The contributor is leaving the LLVM community because he "cannot take is how the social injustice movement has permeated it "
Finally getting rid of my weirdly configured Postfix mail server and switching to FastMail.
My self-hosted mail server worked fine, but I was just constantly worried that it'd break and that someone wouldn't get my email.
Although, that wasnt without justification - I had no reverse DNS, so sometimes people wouldn't get my mail.
And also lots of mail apps didn't like the self-signed SSL cert I had for IMAP.
TIL - #dlang has a `synchronized` statement similar to Java!
I wasnt particularly looking for it, but my The D Programming Language book fell open and I noticed it.
I really liked the idea of the synchronized statement in Java because one doesn't need to remember to unlock their Mutex, or even to explicitly lock it. Plus its nowhere near as ugly as std::lock_guard from C++.
Whenever I look at D I am just reminded of how ugly C++ is.
I bet not many undergraduate projects feature citations of a specific method in the OpenJDK source code. 🎓📄 \citep( http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/file/1871c5d07caf/src/hotspot/share/runtime/sharedRuntime.cpp#l2008 )
The rope data structure is pretty interesting!
I really love the idea of a fully Linux powered phone, but the Librem 5 is super expensive 😭😭
@tmy Now you're delving into mastodon history.
AFAIK, early on in the history of mastodon, the furry community found it and set up camp. A bit later on, so did the LGBT+ community. It was a relatively safe place and thus they flourished.
As others joined, the social norms were already in place to ensure it stayed relatively safe, so they stayed.
I am reading a paper  which attempts to describe an algorithm (ClockPro) entirely in English and gosh, I never thought I would be wishing to be reading maths rather than English.
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