Also I released a slightly fixed version of doc-central.

Mostly I ported ancient CGI scripts to Python 3 since we're trying to dump Python 2, but I did fix a few other things too.

Also if anyone is curious this is the earliest bug I could find on the Debian BTS.

bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep

all the numbers I tried below 50004 reported "There is no record of Bug {number}"

I think it's kind of cool to have closed a 5 digit Debian bug.

( Hopefully opening in a new tab is a reasonable solution to "Frames should be gone when viewing documentation" bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep )

Air pollution from burning fossil fuels harms fetuses (as well as anyone who breaths.)

theguardian.com/environment/20

Doctors recommended "avoid busy roads", they failed to suggest the obvious eliminate cars.

Another promising looking quote: "The key issue addressed in this study is how to change a system which incentivizes and rewards extraction — but cannot recognize and reward the wealth created by generative activities — towards a system which is able to reward and incentivize generative practices."

"So leave behind today’s widespread obsession with smart contracts, platform capitalism and economies of scale: these only serve to reinforce last century’s dominant and extractive modes of production...."

Now that's a good summary of why blockchain fanboys seem scummy.

Also it's from a review of the P2P foundations new report on a commons based economic system. (I think)
resilience.org/stories/2019-08

Finally got around to confiuring a XMPP to IRC gateway and now I have clients that behave reasonably and can talk to the -* channels on both gnome & android.

It took a bit of fiddling to get biboumi to connect with the right irc nick.

Kid drew a pair of pictures for me.

Robots riding bicycles on one side, and a no car sign on the other.

She also told me she didn't know how to get rid of cars while she gave me the picture

I was looking at my timeline, and I think gardeners have more pleasant to look at photos than safe streets advocates.

E.g.
toot.cat/@ehashman/10267283285

Vs.

social.weho.st/@AndresSalomon/

(Streets designed for cars are usually pretty ugly)

I was trying to decide between writing a utility to help manage a home ldap server or trying to bake crackers last night.

Doesn't every need a home network with single sign on? I mean it is kind of annoying with different auth databases for mail, jabber, file sharing, source repositories...

And what if I want 802.1x so I can separate computers from IoT devices...

Is network and systems administration part of modern home making?

I was having problems with elpy in emacs hanging and seeing these errors:

"error in process sentinel: elpy-rpc--default-error-callback: peculiar error: "aborted (core dumped)"

Turns out if you leave it pointing to an old virtualenv with an old python interpreter, it might start crashing when some dependency gets removed.

I want to open the windows to let in the few scraps of cold.

What kind of person starts using their grill at 11pm?

I do not like the smell of smoke

facebook shade, US violent hate crimes 

Ah-ha! take that work security team.

You blocked my home IP address I but had cleverly left a tor stealth hidden service that connects to a systems ssh server.

So I can still log in!

Kinda wish I had an easy way of telling evolution to temporarily tunnel over tor right now though.

For the longest time I thought Gender Reveal parties were for when trans or gender variant people came out.

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