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Haha, Purism “GPL condom” :) Possibly more accurate to say “RYF condom” though since it was made specifically to make that certification possible.

CPU-loaded firmware trades off “you don’t have to touch it” for “it’s easier and safer to try replacing it”, which actually sounds good, so it is silly that GNU/people have so much fear of touching firmware blobs.

Quite a journey from “why are you forcing this damn steam thing on our CD games” to “who exactly asked for this hat/skin economy” to being the least bad in terms of business and the best in terms of FOSS support.

Still no Half-Life 3 though! (Okay, HL:Alyx was pretty great but it doesn’t prove they can count to three)

Yeah, kinda. There’s a known issue with the PSU I have… supposedly “fixed” in new units but maybe the store sold me old stock or something. Or not fixed enough.

In reply to https://www.jvt.me/mf2/2021/07/ouexa/ by Jamie Tanna on

Funnily enough I literally can’t continue playing the only Blizzard game I kinda liked. After some update Overwatch is now tripping overcurrent protection, shutting my PC down as soon as it renders the first 3D frame :D (A few other games run into it too, but Overwatch was one that never ran into this before.)

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Finally had the first failure of my Prusa Mini #3DPrinter. I was changing the filament and it got stuck on its way out, and then I snapped it trying to pull it out. Seven months is a pretty good run for zero maintenance though!

Isn’t maintenance half the fun with FDM printers? Well, I suppose I’m thinking of “modding” rather than “maintenance” heh

My favorite is the “half US half UK” flag for English :D

In reply to How to self host your email server by Guillermo Garron on

I used to host OpenSMTPD + rspamd + Dovecot, but I really don’t have the energy to be a sysadmin soooo.. I’m just using Migadu now.

And these pre-made docker images and other “mail in a box” solutions don’t really let you not be a sysadmin, they only do the setup (which I can do on my own, thanks) but they can’t do backup, monitoring, they won’t investigate mail not going through, they won’t solve running out of disk space…

So the mentions should show up? But the page still says..

I have decided to remove the comments from this blog

In reply to a post by Jamie Tanna on

Just trimmed my site's build/test/deploy pipeline's lifecycle from 10 minutes to about 5 minutes. A fair saving but still not as speedy as I want. My next job is to see whether I can cache the images on my own infra running a GitLab-runner, but I seem to be having some difficulty getting it running with a Unix file socket rather than a TCP socket - a shame because in the past the GitLab-runner has worked literally out of the box

When my website had a “deployment” time measured in minutes, I was so unhappy, so unmotivated to work on it.. Now (after the Elixir rewrite) I just have a text editor and REPL open on the server. Edit, save, run recompile in the REPL, changes are live. As quick as the “good” old days of PHP :D

In reply to a post by Aaron Parecki on

Some more info on OAuth 2.1 from the @oktadev blog: OAuth 2.1: How many RFCs does it take to change a light bulb? https://developer.okta.com/blog/2019/12/13/oauth-2-1-how-many-rfcs

How are the new OAuth2 things going to impact IndieAuth if at all?

In reply to a post by https://fireburn.ru/ on

Did somebody invent a play by #webmention #game like #indieweb chess? If not, I want to be the first one to implement it! Markup: p-chess-move - a move in some sort of a universally accepted notation. And a service you can mention so it’ll record the game and check rules.

haha back in the day on App.net (RIP) there was chess via posts.. (source of that app is actually open)

In reply to Sending Webmentions More Intelligently by Jamie Tanna on

huh, the spec is rather weak about this:

Processing Webmentions SHOULD be idempotent.

IMO this really, really MUST be a MUST.

In reply to a post by https://v2.jacky.wtf/ on

I might end up rewriting Koype in JavaScript, lol. I feel like I isolated myself by using Elixir. But that’ll mean I’m changing not being of language difficulties (I haven’t had any tbh) but to encourage adoption.

me and https://wwwtech.de also have sites written in Elixir. I actually rewrote from Haskell+Node.js+Postgres to Elixir (with Mnesia as DB) :D

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test post

test reply

i wonder if this works…

In reply to a post by https://v2.jacky.wtf on

C++20 has support for modules?!?! Like on some: import hello; int main() { hello::say("hello module!"); return 0; } jazz?! This is actually amazing!

The module proposal(s) was(were) quite the disaster a couple years ago, I wonder how much better it is now…