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In the last few days, I've spent time trying to write some C code for RiscOS.

It's kind of neat, very different from other systems I know, and really brings back the same feeling of discovery as when I started programming on the C64 and later the ST.

I'm not sure what my end goal is. Right now I just want to be able to successfully open a window. I'm getting there, slowly.

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If I care about #privacy, which option should I choose? Self hosted #mail, or a provider?

I've heard self hosting email should be very painful. And there are a lot provider who claim they value privacy.

So which provider or software for self hosting do you use and recommend?

I can’t believe that in [current year] basic features like [literally hardest problem to solve] isn’t fixed yet. Absolute laziness on the part of [massively underfunded open source org]


Is there a standardized way to get the KVM (user interface) with just & co. Without any web, JVM, and/or proprietary apps?

Though I can run these in IceCat, via icedtea(-web), and a chroot/container/VM respectively, I expect the standards-based utilities, like `ipmitool`, to be enough for everything, not just a tiny subset of management tasks. Those vendor-specific apps really stink.

That's fun. The garbage OS running in the tiny ARM in this MacBook Pro keeps crashing and bringing the entire system down. So I reset the SMC to get its stupid second OS into a hopefully better state.

Now MacOS Vista is asking me for permission to access files constantly. I guess it's the garbage coprocessor that keeps track of that.

I wish I just had a PC running Linux.

When someone leaves a bunch of garbage, including their username, in the RPATH of a production executable, it's reasonable time just email them directly, right?

Emacs has started ignoring my dead keys again. Can someone convince jwz to fork it, it's just been getting worse with time.

Maybe it is time to make providers responsible for the content they carry. Give some leeway time to mark content as inappropriate and moderate it (if necessary) but, if it isn't taken down, the provider gets fined.

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