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    The big annoyance was that back in the day, with posting boards and guestbooks being all the rage, (or just a badly made web page) people would open a blink tag and never close it and the browser would render everything after it on the page as blinking.

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      In a similar vein: U+202E “RIGHT-TO-LEFT OVERRIDE”

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        I remember doing that once in 1996. Good times.

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          These days you can annoy everyone with gif images though ;-) Which sadly regularly happens on Github issues of major issues / bugs.

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            But at least it doesn’t have a spillover effect of turning every post that comes after it into an animated gif meme version of itself (as long as no one makes “memification” a feature of markdown, aynway).

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              as long as no one makes “memification” a feature of markdown, aynway

              Goes off to register memedown.com and apply to a startup accelerator.

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          This is great news, it’s been at 0.9x FOREVER.

          Also nice to see a project that takes custodianship of all of Arman Ronacher’s superb work!

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            Indeed it’s good to see it still get’s love and attention :) I’ve just updated our Arch flask based security tracker to 1.0 and it was quite an easy upgrade! Plus the get_json method for the test_client is a great improvement.

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            Yay! Still want to un-Python2 my Arch machine, but sadly calibre won’t be ported to Python 3.

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              I was curious so I searched; statement from a few months ago:

              No, I will simply maintain python 2 myself, far less work and I already do it for the windows python.

              I’m going to laugh if in ten years my machine still has a python 2 interpreter, stubbornly maintained by Kovid :-)

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              At work, I’ll be diving more into React for our new frontend. In my free time I’ll try to start reading “write great code” and for Arch Linux work on reproducible builds, figuring out what needs to be done and writing down issues.

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                Is that the Randall Hyde book? I read and liked Volume 2.

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                Can’t say that I do, but I have experience with lowend, cheap ARM boards which turned out to be a pain in the ass since upstream support is non-existent. The Allwinner boards can due to community written drivers and u-boot support run Linux, but GPU and a mainline kernel is a still a no go. Although there is one company still working hard on creating an open source laptop (which you can actually buy) https://olimex.wordpress.com/tag/laptop/.

                An interesting alternative would be a T Bao Tbook, which is an Intel based laptop and relatively cheap and since it’s Intel hardware you can use their mainline gpu driver.

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                  Excellent/Average, I work at a relatively small company (~ 30-35 employees) but with a lot of products which makes it a bit stressful. But I can still make ~ 40 hours / week and plan in what I will work on during the day so there is a lot of freedom. What annoys me more is that I sometimes can’t let go of my job during my free time.