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@jalcine RMS's work, ethic and philosphy changed my life. If not for RMS, there is a significant chance I would be dead.

It was partly the Free Software ethics, but the work itself. He didn't just ask for a better world, he created it. For me as a teenager, that was a revolutionary idea- that I could personally change the world in that way. I didn't need permission from some company or government. I didn't need to protest, I could simply do it!

(...)

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@jaywink @dansup I just hope the Free Software movement doesn't get affected negatively by this. This is something that will test the strength of the movement and prove that it doesn't depend on a single person, but that there's many people behind it willing to work for its success. The GPL/AGPL/LGPL and other copyleft licenses are something we truly need these days. Thanks for your service and efforts, RMS, but the movement needs to grow beyond you.

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Uhm, I don't? People just come, or something. :blobshrug:

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Argh this form. Where is the "I don't know, I don't track people" option?

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Since today there exists a pure Rust GStreamer decoder plugin for Vorbis, using the lewton Vorbis decoder crate.

This should be more or less feature-equivalent with the C, libvorbis-based, decoder plugin from gst-plugins-base.

gitlab.freedesktop.org/gstream

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10 years ago I started using ad blockers because I thought ads were annoying. Now I think that's the _least_ important reason to use them.

I think we should call them "browser firewalls." That more accurately describes their purpose.

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RT @FridayForFuture
These are the registered demonstrations for our 3. global strike next Friday on 20/9! The list is far from complete but already includes all continents (yes, also Antarctica). In Germany alone, 400+ school strikes are planned
RT to show that you'll support us!
#FridaysForFuture

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@musicmatze

> using `boolinator`

Oh, that's pretty cool.

I'm kind of torn between thinking that the existence of a `boolinator` crate proves everything that is awesome about #rust—or that it proves everything that is awful about it!

Maybe both, but I'm leaning towards just awesome :D

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@crowdagger

> How many #RustLang developpers to change a lightbulb ? Only one, and the borrow checker won't let them do it if someone got the reference of this joke

Note: the above doesn't apply if the lightbulb is in an arc lamp en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arc_lamp

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