The results of this poll shows why C# is a horrible language. And not just because it's by Microsoft.

Since I can now post polls.

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Jason Scott just dumped the ZIL source code for every infocom game on github. Clone it before Activision's lawyers wake up. And now we see how long it takes for the internet to produce a compiler for a language that's been dead for 30+ years from a cache of production grade source code for said language. We've had compiled z-machine files, but never the original ZIL.

@mdallastella I believe 2.8.0 is out now, and a lot of instances have activated Keybase integration.

I don't want to sound like a beggar, so this is the last post by me on the topic. 🙂

All of a sudden, networking stopped working in one of my Qubes VM's. The one I use for my VMware remote desktop. All other VM's work fine.

Fine, I clone it to a new one: Networking still broken.

I create a new VM for the same purpose. Networking works, but the microphone doesn't work in this one.


I was about to move the family emails from Google Apps to Protonmail.

That's before I discovered that it'll cost me 300 € per year.

Are there any alternatives that provides the same service, with reasonable privacy?

@loke It's a paper which is full of obvious problems, and was presumably written in the classic detached academic environment where everyone trusts everyone.

@mdallastella Sorry for bugging you. Keybase proof support is apparently available in Mastodon now. Do you have any plans to update?

Whatever happened to "everything is a file" and why did it end up at dbus

It's pretty hot today, but that's not stopping me from going to on a ride.

I'm trying out Guix. Are there third-party repositories that contain nonfree software? Specifically nonfree drivers. I'm not a fan of proprietary software, but I would like to have working hardware.

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