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I will not shut up my rambling until I find friends (or tire of the effort).

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@igeljaeger out of all the things that I've interacted with of Unix X11 is really one of the worst, so many graphical issues can be attributed to it (nvidia too) making it also detrimental to wider Linux desktop adoption

I don't think anybody is going to mourn once it is put to rest.

Can I eat peanuts on a train? 🙁 I am very hungry but I'm afraid some allergic person is gonna croak, or maybe the noise and smell is annoying? Nobodys in the seat next to me.

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@cwebber @maloki

frankly, i don’t think the biggest problem with web is the governance structure. the “standard tech” is slow, heavy, and poorly designed from its roots. even after massive investments from multiple large organizations. now the complexity is so high that even microsoft has pulled out of the browser race. mozilla is still around for ideological reasons, but they will have a hell of a time keeping up.

we need intentionally simple protocols for building portable, modular, network applications. not ..whatever web has become.
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@cwebber @maloki

I know citizen groups that have developed some of their own standards:
* http://openhardware.science/
* http://transformap.co/

And also corporate groups:
* https://www.aiag.org/
* https://schema.org/
* a few blockchain orgs

Not recommending any of those as "the new standards org we need", but it is doable.

P.S. I am not personally interested in the corporate groups, but they do get organized...
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@maloki I've long been interested in a hacker/community-oriented standards org. IETF is the closest we have, but isn't quite that. Though one thing the W3C does have is its patent non-aggression policy, and the reason that works is that it's able to bring a bunch of corporate participants to the table. I don't think a hacker standards org could do that. (There's also some government groups that will only accept work that come from "official" standards groups.)

Maybe it's still worth trying.

I shall enjoy hating life, or die trying!
Taking a nap 😴 🖥️

Ingen andre fra ? Enten tinfoils er her eller poseurs er ikke her.

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i put myself through the absolute F***ING pain of gentoo because it actually is better

my libreoffice opens up in 3 seconds on my i3-2330M processor

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when you realize how shitty and fragile these big systems are that have control over whether ppl have homes or not, it is frightening but also powerful

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seems pretty cool
(source: Formal Verification, Seligman Schubert Kumar)

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Here's what I think about my social media usage:
- posting your thoughts is what this is for
- replying is better than just just a handing out a star
- sharing is caring, that's how we recommend people
- check out the local timeline from time to time
This means that you need to post a few things "into the void" for all to see. I find it hard to follow somebody who hasn't posted a few things beyond the introduction.
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