Likely controverisal take:

Languages with first-class package managers that make it really easy to use dependencies are a case where ease-of-use and usability might be actively harmful. It encourages developers to NOT audit their dependencies, and eventually leads to node_modules, which eventually leads to leftpad. Having fewer dependencies because adding depenedencies is annoying is not actually necessarily a bad thing.

I just asked on Super User: Are .gitignore files from directories above the repository's or from home directory loaded in any versions of Git?

@luna I heard it a lot in Polish: automatycznie <~> automagicznie

@luna there was a time when sometimes i were almost considering muting from timeline the people that I am friendly with and whom I care about but who sadly seem to have learned some Japanese and I got no way to filter all these posts out

@luna here I see school trips almost every time i visit those, no matter the time of year

@steph @luna "over" might also be useful for ensuring that nothing got cut off

@der_On @aral

I know people who have "ALEXA", who change the room for "private discussions" - in their own house!

I don't get it.

@haskal There are even localized variants, like !gfr for the French version of Google, or !wfr for the French version of Wikipedia.

And my favourite : !gtfr for Google Translate from [detected language] to French (works with !gten, !gtde, etc).

in chinese i asked my wife if she wanted any fried-egg sandwiches for breakfast, she was upstairs, so it was a little hard to hear, and then she replied "i already had 2 newspapers"

my half-awaken ass paused for a sec before realizing she said this chinese bun thing with sweet stuff inside, and not newspapers

i need coffee before i can hear the difference between

bào​zhǐ (newspaper)



someones she speaks with a southern chinese accent so the "h" gets lost and it sounds the same

does anyone here speak hindi?

i noticed on a packet of supermarket curry there was the word इंडियन in the branding

my rusty knowledge of nagari from sanskrit many years ago leads me to believe that this says, uh, "indian", but the hindi for indian is not "indian"..??

what's going on here. are sainsburys being overly phonetic in their translation

@Kat I would love to see a reliable MiFi with a speaker and mic for calls with having the contacts synced and acting as proxy for SMS, also displaying them on own tiny display

@raspberry_boy just a plug, if anyone wants to read something of a counterargument, please reply to this reply of mine or message me. Remember to untag OP not to annoy. Also if you came here to post counterarguments yourself, don't — not to annoy the OP; these are not welcome.

@koko it pretty sure is in archlinux official repos so can be found there… unless it was in aur

@koko but it was mostly for managing library and tags, not sure if it did transcoding

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