Our compliance engineer @ossguy dispels some #Copyleft compliance misconceptions. The first one: Companies check their source builds before publishing. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/feb/15/compliance-misconception-1/
@maswan, having trouble logging in to mastodon.acc. After 2FA code entry, I get an animated "ERROR"; I'm assuming my password and 2FA TOTP code are correct, or that it'd tell me they're not.
I occasionally find use for this tool I wrote a decade ago: http://git.liw.fi/extrautils/tree/isascii.c
Mostly I use it to figure out if a source file has a non-ASCII character by mistake.
Iteration 14 of #ick development is underway. http://ick.liw.fi/blog/2018/02/13/planning_meeting_iteration_14/
@liw I just did a 4/5 month upload myself. Make me rethink what size harddrives I'm getting to replace my NAS ones when it's time.
FUN FACT: Uber lost about $5B last year. If fares were set high enough to just break even they would cost more than a traditional taxi. Every rideshare you take is subsidized by the finance industry in a ploy to profit off the destruction of unionized companies and public transit
Guix is officially participating in Outreachy: https://www.outreachy.org/2018-may-august/communities/gnu-guix/
Are you an underrepresented person in tech? Guix is a cool project with a great community, and Outreachy is a great program to participate through. Spend your summer hacking on and learning about lisp/scheme, functional package management, and more!
It's been accepted out of NEW now.
Radiating opinions and facts into the aether and the intertubewebs. Hoping it doesn't radiate back.
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