#Xfce 4.16 RC2 was released yesterday and the last component for it has just landed in our xfce:next repo, which means as soon as everything finishes building you can comfortably give the next version of Xfce a try on #openSUSE #Tumbleweed and #Leap
Introduction, sort of long
The name stuck and nowdays I spend my free time maintaining a hand full of packages on the Open Build Service and working in tech support for my dayjob.
Aside from that I like to dabble in #photography although I recently rarely got around to the editing part which has lead to quite a backlog...
I think RSS is in the sweet spot of keeping up to date on content creators: It gets all your subscriptions in one place without keeping you there if you decide to move elsewhere, it’s not pushy like an email list or a notification, it allows you to download articles (depending on your reader), and it works with lots of websites
New corporatese term: “Performative meeting invite”
Definition: A meeting invite someone sent you to prove that they are having a meeting with the person you told them to have a meeting with without the expectation of you attending. Often marks you as “Optional”, though not always. In the later situations, it is traditional to make a snarky and public Reply-All asking why you were invited and what they hope you being there will accomplish.
I really dislike it when people pretentiously describe their program or application as "beautiful".
Artwork is beautiful. People are beautiful. Nature is beautiful. Programs and apps ahould be first and foremost *functional*. If your product looks great but doesn't even work, I will use something else.
Confirmed: the FSF's sole purpose is to serve as RMS's amplifier.
Taken as is, this is a complete slap to anyone who directed the FSF in RMS's absence. If the organization is so rudderless as to be cast adrift without one man then the bus-factor of that organization is too great for long-term survival.
The FSF needs to consider what their mission is, because right now their mission is in jeopardy and the folks willing to carry water for the FSF are vanishing.
stallman, a good video link about women in computing, long
RMS defenders being big mad
LMAO someone is scraping the mail addresses of people who signed the open letter and sending hate mail
FSFE: "Statement on Richard Stallman rejoining the FSF board"
rms, csa, epstein
Stallman is back on the board of the Free Software Foundation. A man who created a toxic environment for women at MIT for decades, whose bad take on Marvin Minsky's connection to Jeffrey Epstein was tantamount to rape-apologetics, is being allowed to return to the board, which just goes to show how toxic the FSF is.
They blamed it on a politically-motivated campaign of lies and misinformation. Without explaining or responding to how direct quotes from RMS are lies, and testimony from numerous women coming forward, they didn't address the "lies." Because they aren't lies. Stallman is the worst kind of academic leftist and I hope the FSF collapses under his leadership.
Wrangling green Rhinos by day and green Chameleons and Mice by night
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