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schestowitz[10:21] <Source> Hey just from an ethics perspective you really should redact the addresses of alex and his DOBNov 27 05:40
schestowitz[10:21] <Source> The address isn't his address eitherNov 27 05:40
schestowitz[10:21] <Source> He's a bum he was living with his girlfriendNov 27 05:40
schestowitz[10:21] <Source> I double checked it on the tax recordsNov 27 05:40
schestowitz[10:22] <Source> He's not even on the title[10:22] <Source> He did the same thing to me he wanted to move into my place and bullied me about it[10:22] <Source> I don't know for sure that's what happened but double check[10:23] <Source> Or don't double check we don't really have a way to know what happened to them and why he lived at her placeNov 27 05:40
schestowitz> Please redact the address and name of the victim for her safety. That isNov 27 05:40
schestowitz> her home address, not his.Nov 27 05:40
schestowitzSorry, I published without redacting at first, then saw the second message, redacted all address and name mentionsNov 27 05:40
schestowitz> Hey the address that you published is her address.Nov 27 05:40
schestowitz> Nov 27 05:40
schestowitz> He doesn’t live there anymore you should remove that. Nov 27 05:40
schestowitzMy bad. Corrected.Nov 27 05:40
schestowitz> It’s on the warrant you really should redact thatNov 27 05:40
schestowitzYes, sorry about that...Nov 27 05:40
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schestowitz <li>Nov 27 11:22
schestowitz                                    <h5><a href="">Open source and cybersecurity: from prevention to recovery</a></h5>Nov 27 11:22
-TechBytesBot/#techbytes-Open source and cybersecurity: from prevention to recovery | UbuntuNov 27 11:22
schestowitz                                    <blockquote>Nov 27 11:22
schestowitz                                        <p>So what does a good cybersecurity strategy look like? While Canonical is not a cybersecurity vendor, we make sure countless organisations around the world are safe from potential attackers. As the first link in the software supply chain, we play a critical role here.</p>Nov 27 11:22
schestowitz                                        <p>In this article, we want to explain how different security considerations help shape the way we design our products and what you should consider when developing your cybersecurity strategy for open source.</p>Nov 27 11:22
schestowitz                                    </blockquote>Nov 27 11:22
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schestowitz  <li>Nov 27 11:24
schestowitz                                    <h5><a href="">Pixel Wheels 0.24.0</a></h5>Nov 27 11:24
-TechBytesBot/#techbytes-Pixel Wheels 0.24.0 | agateau.comNov 27 11:24
schestowitz                                    <blockquote>Nov 27 11:24
schestowitz                                        <p>This time, it's the "Square Mountains" championship which got a new track: "Up, up, up and down!". It's the first track where the trees are not behind barriers, so you can theoretically drive through them, but I am pretty sure it would not be a winning move because the chances of hitting a tree is too high. Having said so, there are two shortcuts to let you cut corners. They are quite tight though, so be Nov 27 11:24
schestowitzcareful!</p>Nov 27 11:24
schestowitz                                    </blockquote>Nov 27 11:24
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schestowitz  <li>Nov 27 11:28
schestowitz                                    <h5><a href="">Experimenting on how to add CMYK and color management to Cairo</a></h5>Nov 27 11:28
-TechBytesBot/ | Nibble Stew: Experimenting on how to add CMYK and color management to CairoNov 27 11:28
schestowitz                                    <blockquote>Nov 27 11:28
schestowitz                                        <p>Cairo is an amazing piece of tech that powers a lot of stuff, like all of GTK. Unfortunately it is not without its problems. The biggest one being that it was designed almost 20 years ago with the main use case of dealing with "good old" 8 bit uncalibrated RGB images. There has been a lot of interest in adding native support for things like CMYK documents, linear RGB, color calibration, wide gamuts and all Nov 27 11:28
schestowitzof that good stuff. Sadly it has not come to be.</p>Nov 27 11:28
schestowitz                                        <p>The reasons are mostly the same as always. The project is sadly understaffed and there does not seem to be a corporate sponsor to really drive the development forward. What makes things extra difficult is that Cairo supports a lot of different platforms like Postscript, Win32, Quartz and SVG. So if someone wants to add new features in Cairo, not only do they need to understand how color math works and how Nov 27 11:28
schestowitzto do C, they would also need to handle all the various backends. That is a rare combination of skills. In any case the patchset needed to make all that happen would be enormous and thus hard to get reviewed and merged.</p>Nov 27 11:28
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schestowitz <li>Nov 27 11:29
schestowitz                                    <h5><a href="">Codegen in Hare v2</a></h5>Nov 27 11:29
schestowitz                                    <blockquote>Nov 27 11:29
schestowitz                                        <p>I spoke about code generation in Hare back in May when I wrote a tool for generating ioctl numbers. I wrote another code generator over the past few weeks, and it seems like a good time to revisit the topic on my blog to showcase another approach, and the improvements we’ve made for this use-case.</p>Nov 27 11:29
-TechBytesBot/ | Codegen in Hare v2Nov 27 11:29
schestowitz                                        <p>In this case, I wanted to generate code to implement IPC (inter-process communication) interfaces for my operating system. I have designed a DSL for describing these interfaces — you can read the grammar here. This calls for a parser, which is another interesting topic for Hare, but I’ll set that aside for now and focus on the code gen. Assume that, given a file like the following, we can parse it and Nov 27 11:29
schestowitzproduce an AST: [...]</p>Nov 27 11:29
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schestowitz <li>Nov 27 11:49
schestowitz                                            <h5><a href="">The Financial Times has been printing an obvious error on its “Market Data” page for 18 months and nobody else seems to have noticed</a></h5>Nov 27 11:49
-TechBytesBot/ | The Financial Times has been printing an obvious error on its “Market Data” page for 18 months and nobody else seems to have noticed – copyrighteousNov 27 11:49
schestowitz                                            <blockquote>Nov 27 11:49
schestowitz                                                <p>If you’ve flipped through printed broadsheet newspapers, you’ve probably seen pages full of tiny text listing prices and other market information for stocks and commodities. And you’ve almost certainly just turned the page. Anybody interested in this market prices today will turn to the internet where these numbers are available in real time and where you don’t need to squint to find what Nov 27 11:49
schestowitzyou need. This is presumably why many newspapers have stopped printing these types of pages or dramatically reduced the space devoted to them. Major financial newspapers however—like the Financial Times (FT)—still print multiple pages of market data daily. But does anybody read them?</p>Nov 27 11:49
schestowitz                                                <p>The answer appears to be “no.” How do I know? I noticed an error in the FT‘s “Market Data” page that anybody looking in the relevant section of the page would have seen. And I have watched it been reproduced every single day for the last 18 monthes.</p>Nov 27 11:49
schestowitz                                            </blockquote>Nov 27 11:50
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schestowitz# still lots of wsl spam, won't linkNov 27 11:51
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