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since people are talking about it, here's PocketToot, a Mastodon API client (tested with 2.3.3, Pleroma untested but likely compatible) for Windows Mobile 5 in the Pocket PC form factor. (2003/Smartphone unsupported; see README)

github.com/NattyNarwhal/Pocket

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ok people who use XMPP; XMPP server has been fixed (and it kept me up a while trying to help fix it)

go bug calvin@snacki.ca - prosody on an ARM powered server! (the server will prob go down briefly a few times as it acquires more XEP)

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Interested in lobste.rs? I'm willing to give out invites if you reply with your blog, VCS repos, cool projects you've made, thoughts relevant to the site's scope, etc.

lobste.rs/

I propose a new spelling rule, full stop

we replace all periods in sentences with a full stop, full stop

time to give the internet my DOUG SCORE

Recursion is an audio compression codec specifically tuned for the reproduction of Recursion is an audio compression codec specifically tuned for the reproduction of Recursion is an audio compression codec....

certified deus ex reinstalling expert here

someone put a take on here re: "mastodon should be serverless, so we can fart it out onto cloud platforms!"

no. good lord, no.

mastodon should be lightweight and simple to maintain. on the level of 2003-era message boards.

dump it in a folder, click install, go. maybe make a database in the shared host's admin panel and paste the password in, then ftp in and save the config file.

updating should be just as easy.

I wonder how performant a primitive x86 processor, but fabbed on modern processes, could be.

No branch prediction.
No speculative execution.
No out-of-order execution.
No attempts to extract instruction-level parallelism.
Just a single-issue pipeline that issues things as they're ready, and stalls if they're not ready.

business insider is the poor man's forbes, which itself is the poor man's wall street journal

Got a Surface Go last week. My impression so far is that it's very good if you need a machine like this! Didn't really bother with "benchmarks" because if you need that you really need to get a bigger machine.

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The big surprise of the Web is that hypertext became *decoupled* from Object Oriented Programming.

In the 80s both Hypertext and OOP were the two emerging new paradigms, and so you look at these systems like HAM and they all assume that hypertext is gonna be OOP-shaped, that it will all be links between objects.

So does Microsoft, even up to 1995, with OLE/COM and Compound Documents.

The Web overturned that and took us back to 1970s-style raw text documents. (Then put Javascript over top).

<@techfury> @calvin: you steal the swayzie express so we can send itaniums across the border

@notclacke For instance, check this out. I just wrote a board renderer... and yes, it's rendering the whole board at the REPL.

I wonder how many non-racket developers are jealous with this screenshot? ;)

In theory, we could design all software to be 100% modular, scriptable and interoperable. Can you imagine an app that the user can reassemble in a different way, perhaps even mixing in bits from other applications if desired?

Picture the Unix philosophy in a GUI, basically.

There aren't that many data types out there. Text, raster image, vector image, video, audio, MIDI, set, collection, key-value map, GPS coordinate, 3D mesh, ...

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