We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of GNOME 3.34, "Thessaloniki"! This release marks six months of intense effort from our developers, designers, and contributors, and we are thrilled to finally make it available to you all 😊

gnome.org/news/2019/09/gnome-3

There's a whole set of functions that start with the `g` character in evil-mode which I wouldn't have found if I didn't try .

hybrid-mode spoiled me.

Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Mozilla has announced finalist for their #IRC replacement. exple.tive.org/blarg/2019/09/0

I *really* hope they go with a free solution—hopefully community feedback will convince them of the importance of free software.

… which you'd think wouldn't be necessary, but…

C now has a REPL—take that, interpreted languages :D github.com/hexagonal-sun/bic

(Plus, it wins the coveted harder-to-exit-than-vim award:

you have to `#include<stdlib.h>` before you're allowed to `exit`!)

@cwebber
Not just adopted; we improved them and made them ours. :blobcatcoffee: :blobcatsip: :ablobpride1: :ablobpride2: :blobpeek:

Impressed with how fast Clojure CLI aka clj starts up as compared to lein repl.

Default DNS over HTTPS (#DoH) in #Firefox is admirable, tunneling DNS through #Cloudflare is dangerous, as @ungleich sharply summarizes: "whether you trust Cloudflare or not, you'll end up directly supporting centralisation by using DoH in Firefox. Centralisation makes us depend on one big player, which results in less choices and fewer innovation. Centralisation affects everybody by creating a dangerous power and resource imbalance between the center and the rest" - ungleich.ch/en-us/cms/blog/201

"Cloud" is a bunch of rented virtual machines controlled through ReST APIs.

The LibreOffice Conference 2019 begins! Before the main talks start tomorrow, we're having a community meeting to talk about translating LibreOffice and spreading the word. If you're near Almeria, Spain, come and join us: conference.libreoffice.org

There is no normal life that is free of pain. It's the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth. ~ Mr. Rogers

During GSoC this year, sfanxiang worked on creating Rust bindings for GTK 4.

These are now all merged into the gtk-rs organization as separate crates, eg github.com/gtk-rs/gtk4

Examples can be found here github.com/gtk-rs/examples4

Next step: Making a release!

Tempted to create a bot that periodically posts things like "You probably don't need Kubernetes/microservices/blockchain for that project."

There's a correlation between my stress levels going up and my decreasing usage of org-agenda.

Emacs edit-server
or
How to stop worrying about online text editors and use everywhere 🎉

github.com/stsquad/emacs_chrom

Magit shortcuts to add git headers

github.com/magit/magit/blob/ma

Gonna use this one for my pull-request based projects

;; C-c C-r Insert a Reviewed-by header.

I need a Co-authored-by header for the projects where I'm pairing with someone else.

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