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    I never knew Nim had such an extensive standard library. This has encouraged me to check out Nim after putting it off for a while.

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      Well this is a wonderful coincidence, I was just telling a friend about Guix yesterday and how I would love to use it when it was stable. And lo-and-behold now it is!

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        While I question the rigor of their study (3 people is not statistically significant) I am glad to see that someone is at least attempting to answer this question. I’ve wondered for years whether or not a second monitor is really necessary, or if just efficient use of screen space (with say a tiling WM) is better.

        Everywhere I’ve worked has provided us with 2 monitors, but at home I only use one due to having a small desk. And for the life of me I couldn’t tell you which one I prefer.

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          Can’t load the site, but I found two physical monitors reduced the mental overhead of deciding what goes where, remembering where is hidden some window, etc. I didn’t make particularly efficient use of the second monitor, but it didn’t cost me anything.

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            Using a tiling window manager has completely solved those problems for me. It’s also completely portable, my workflow/window management does not change whether I am on my work system, home desktop, or laptop.

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          The marketing for this project is disingenuous.

          Unlike many other torrent clients that are primarially a desktop client and happen to have a web-ui (Deluge, Qbittorrent, Transmission, etc) Tornado is first and foremost a web client perfect for seedboxes, homelabs, and other scenarios where the user and the machine are in different locations.

          Tornado is a Transmission frontend, the very thing it claims not to be. It’s not a bittorrent client.

          Disclaimer: I’m involved in the synapse project.

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            While it is true that Tornado is a frontend to Transmission and not it’s own client (for now) that quotation was intended to illustrate the difference in priorities of the different projects. Transmission supports multiple different interfaces simultaneously including the Web, while Tornado focuses completely on the Web and provides features outside of just downloading torrents.

            Though I do admit that the phrasing “bittorrent client” might imply things that it is not.

            Also I had not heard of the Synapse project, it seems very interesting. Is it possible to use as a library or only though RPC?

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              But Tornado is something fundamentally different from Transmission. The comparison isn’t meaningful. It also comes across as dishonest, because a project like Tornado is X amount of work whereas something like Transmission is X-squared. Putting yourself out as better than these projects isn’t cool. Tornado isn’t a bittorrent client and it’s no different from any of the existing approaches. It’s cool to have a nice Transmission frontend but dispense with the dishonest better-than-thou marketing.

              Is it possible to use as a library or only though RPC?

              Only through RPC.