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Regarding "open source" versus "free software"... I understand the distinction deeply, but I think being strict on the terminology weakens the free software argument. Pendantry turns people off. On the other hand, using the terms interchangably while pushing a free software philosophy does a much better job at weakening "open source". It puts the principles first and the terminology last. Principles are compelling, pendantry is not.

Ooh Link's Awakening is out in September. I might have finished Breath of the Wild by then!

Given the fuss about Michael Gove, has anyone asked if Boris Johnson has ever taken cocaine, or are we just assuming?

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If you ever wanted some postcards with my art on it, I would like to introduce you to the first Postcard Bundle: shop.sylvia-ritter.com/collect ❤️🧡🦔🦊🦌🙀💚💙 #art #illustration #mastoart

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Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters (Atari Games/Domark, 1990) #DOSGaming

Friend's son got a preloaded Mega Drive for his birthday. Along with the usual suspects, it includes some 'new hits'

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Finally fixed a bug in my DVD ripping wizard that made certain discs unrippable. It turns out that not all DVDs have one of the titles (either the main feature or "Play all") tagged as the "main" title, which I was heavily reliant on.

github.com/marxjohnson/AutoHan

There were no @LibDems standing for Bicester town council today, which was a shame, considering the neighbouring constituency has @LaylaMoran as an MP.

The saving grace of having a long drive to work is that I get to practice singing a lot. I think I'm at the point where I'd like other people to hear it, so I'm going to share some rough demos I've recorded recently. Sometimes over me playing bass, sometimes karaoke-style.

Listed some items on ebay, which now defaults to 'auction or best offer'. I'm getting lots of offers and no bids, so its essentially a blind auction. Not convinced this is better for either side.

"Moodle Community Source Edition - that is not happening." Welcome words from @moodler

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