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William Casarin @jb55@maly.io

This is fun: my themeswitch script now changes my emacs theme as well: jb55.com/s/b8bfdf1c977cb0db.mp

I should switch to a wireguard vpn...

It seems like a lot of Mastodon requests/expectations are based on a flawed understanding of federation and the idea that a post exists as a shared object in a common database, so you can apply other states to it after publication.

It is not like that at all.

Federation is like email, right, and you can send email to different servers? Well, posts are like emails then. Or faxes. You aren't sharing the same object, you're sending a copy. You can't decide to "make it private" after it's sent.

let's see if no man's sky works...

just loaded up the witness on steam play on linux. worked great! performance wasn't too bad!

I think this and keyboard-select are must haves if you use urxvt: github.com/muennich/urxvt-perl

"Bake for 19-20 minutes"

Why? Surely such a narrow range couldn't compensate for much variance in oven heat.

that's not what I had in mind emacs

I'm liking the new reddit redesign

nice thing I see mailing list code review do that people on github don't do: interdiffs between patchset revisions. "What has changed since the last proposed changes" is nice instead of just tacking on more fixup commits.

Updated list of #ActivityPub projects in development and/or ready to use:

Twitter -> #Mastodon and #Pleroma

DropBox/Google Drive -> @nextcloud

YouTube -> #PeerTube ( @Chocobozzz )

Instagram -> @pixelfed and @anfora

GrooveShark -> @funkwhale

MeetUp -> @GetTogetherComm

Medium -> #Plume ( @BaptisteGelez ) and @write_as

Reddit -> @prismo and Anancus ( @tuxether )

Google Calendar -> @calendar_social

Feedly -> #ReadAs ( @write_as )

500px -> @peerpx

#Fediverse #federation

Since there are some podcast-people here. Wouldn't it be great to build a #podcast platform in the #fediverse? You would still have the obligatory rss feed, but also #AP to have the interaction both ways. You could automatically use Mastodon to access the comment section of a particular episode. Maybe we have to convince Tim Pritlove that this is something that has to go into #podlove ;)

decided to go with actix-web instead of implementing an http server myself... I'm surprised you can hit this level of expressiveness with such a low level lang: gist.github.com/jb55/1f3bd007b

this is the simplest activitystreams encoding in rust I could come up with that seems to parse most of the test examples gist.github.com/jb55/23cc11a3f (modulo additional object fields)

Or is everyone just using matrix these days

Lets talk about the free software dating scene. As a twenty year old single male I think it's very hard to find a girl who's actually interested in free software. I've had girls jokingly ask to "Netflix and chill" but when I tell her that I don't use Netflix since Netflix requires proprietary software to stream content, they stop talking to me. And worse if they do stay they think I'm weird since I blocked google IP's in my host file and we can't even watch youtube. I can't ever seem to get girls to come over to my place and I can't text them either. Once I get their numbers since I've added customs roms to my phone and refuse to use sms since it's a security concern I require all of my friends to download a free and open source messaging app and I share with them my public gpg key so that we can verify that our conversations are secure. None of my friends are willing to do this. And I can't use sites like tinder since it's not only proprietary software but a major privacy vulnerability. How come it is so hard to find a girl concerned about software freedom. I feel like I'm going to be a virgin forever.

EDIT: Btw the this post is GPLv3. So feel free to use it however you want but please send you changes back to me.