@OTheB That is pretty annoying!

I would just like to say though - packaging software for linux IS hard! I don't know if you've done it before - but trying to get a .deb into a launchpad PPA, for example, is stupidly overly complicated. Packaging into a snap or a flatpak and publishing your app is way easier, as a developer, in my experience.

And that's not even talking about sandboxing etc.

@dustinleblanc
Welcome to the club. There's no going back once you've seen the light 😁

@RealityFabric
Yeah, that'll happen! Heheh. In terms of tracking, you can inspect the code on GitHub and you can see that no tracking tags are loaded if you inspect network.

@preslavrachev There are some things that, as far as I'm aware, can't be achieved without using aggregations.

For example, getting a random sample from a table - docs.mongodb.com/manual/refere

@edwardloveall It sure is! The cool thing about dat is that the user doens't need to know anything about the underlying magic - whole distributed applications can be built on top of the protocol that "just work".

Here's something I've been working on the past few weeks:

dcp - remote file copy, powered by the Dat protocol

github.com/tom-james-watson/da

Think of it as a replacement for rsync/scp that doesn't require you to have an SSH connection between the two machines.

"Unicode character '−' (Minus Sign) looks like '-' (Minus/Hyphen), but it is not"

errors are THE BEST

`npm publish` is 500ing.

Must be time for coffee...

@rasf Welcome! Wha kind of stuff do you normally develop?

@devthedevel Yeah I believe that any instances that are connected to this one will show in hashtag searches, and viceversa.

@victorbjelkholm The source is here along with a readme - github.com/tom-james-watson/p2

Readme could definitely be expanded on, though!

@bkool Meh, Opera is still closed-source and owned by secretive Chinese billionaires.

I recently put together a P2P video conferencing app using WebRTC swarms.

I'd love if people could check it out and give some feedback.

p2p.chat

I've been checking gun out a bit more and am now pretty sceptical.

Looks like a lot of hype and poor quality code (seriously - it looks like auto-formatted minified code github.com/amark/gun/blob/mast).

The examples on the homepage don't even work.

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Does anyone have any experience with github.com/amark/gun ?

It looks pretty exciting and I'd love to play around with it. What are your thoughts?

@evgeni Oh and I see you're self-learning to code - that's cool.

I've got plenty of experience with Python if you need any help with that :)

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