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Generally:
- Modern workstation/desktop part feels a bit like an afterthought, installing evince on FreeBSD pulls a large chunk of stuff from Gnome for example
- ports/package managers could get some serious improvements, like I think all of them put post-install messages but you can't read them on large update unless you have a large buffer because it's mixed with all the rest.
- I think their service manager could get quite a bunch of improvements, I think they could grab a lot of stuff from OpenRC.

NetBSD:
- lacks booting to a ZFS filesystem
- quite the BSD that I would use as the kernel and base seems really well-made

OpenBSD:
- lacks linux-compat, lacks ZFS
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Today's launch was scrubbed due to weather, but #LaunchAmerica is just getting started!

Our global watch party with @spacex continues this Saturday! Join us starting at 11am ET for live coverage. Liftoff is on for 3:22pm ET. Let's do this thing: youtube.com/watch?v=pMsvr55cTZ 

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RT @nasahqphoto
Today’s launch was scrubbed due to weather. There were no issues with the @spacex Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft. The next launch attempt is Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 p.m. ET. #LaunchAmerica More photos from today: flickr.com/short_urls.gne?phot 

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As a child of the 60s who watched NASA's golden years, I have to plug seeing the launch of the human piloted, American Dragon spacecraft.
nasa.gov/content/live-launch-a

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The battery lasts a long time. That was my biggest worry.

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I got a Ryobi 40V string trimmer (aka weed whacker). Yesterday I put it together and charged the batteries. Today I went at the waist-high weeds in the backyard (we had a wet winter). That thing is heavy. After about 45 minutes, I'm so sore, it's like I've been lifting weights all day. And I don't lift weights.

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Got a pretty abusive mail complaining that gnome's no-reversisms clause in the CoC means white people need not apply.

Yes, the intent is that people with that bigoted way of thinking will not try to get into the project. The CoC is working.

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You want digital sovereignty? Than you have to chose Free Software! Otherwise you will never be in control and for example other might decide if it is worth supporting your mother language. #DigitalSovereignty #FreeSoftware

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An in-depth look at the baseless conspiracies attempting to turn Bill Gates into the pandemic's villain, widely shared on Facebook and YouTube (Ryan Broderick/BuzzFeed News) - Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:An in-depth look at the baseless conspiracies attempting to turn ... more: techmeme.com/200525/p10#a20052

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I'm a genius. Replace master/slave problematic language in programming with dog/sheep. Not problematic but also u get to think of lovely dogs and cute sheep on a field. I'll accept my Nobel peace price in the mail

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More and more websites doing port scans against users... now including Ebay bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

You may be surprised that websites you visit can access localhost+port on your computer. "Local only" daemons often aren't. That's because "your browser is a very confused deputy" youtube.com/watch?v=Yfsmc0b8o7

I helped uncover a confused deputy attack against Guile's live REPL that allowed for arbitrary code execution along these lines: lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gui

Perimeter security is eggshell security.

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If making software is like building a house, automated tests are the support beams keeping the thing from collapsing.

Software is inherently fragile, and as it grows it becomes a house of cards, with automated tests as the glue that holds it together.

Only a true God could create stable software without automated tests, maybe a Leonardo da Vinci 200+ IQ type, but then it's useless to anyone else who tries to use it. And I doubt such an infallible person even exists. TEST YOUR SOFTWARE, FOLKS. It's not easy, but building high quality things is never easy.
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After a five-day journey, @JAXA_en’s cargo spacecraft arrived at the @Space_Station today and was successfully installed at 10:46am ET while the station was flying 267 statute miles over the South Pacific Ocean. Learn about the cargo on board: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/20 .

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We are just two days away from the launch of @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug to the @Space_Station.

Weather is 40% go for launch at 4:33 p.m. ET on May 27. Tune in live as @nasa and @spacex #LaunchAmerica: go.nasa.gov/3bW7NI1 

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