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Unexpectedly, a prominent Paris monument speaks to the usurpation of the very freedoms it celebrates.
Google's Judge Dredd-inspired process for dealing with phishing and malware is a nightmare for the self-hoster
Since open source charity leadership comprises the software's biggest fans, a thoughtful approach is needed to representation, conflicts of interest & breach of trust.
Whatever else one might think of the day's proceedings, for me this sentence from Archbishop Welby's sermon at the State Funeral is the fundamental wisdom of leadership in any context.
LightBend's use of the rights-ratchet model may have been predictable and suggests we should watch for other cases where it will eventually manifest.
People ask why Internet messaging interoperability can't just be mandated by law. After all, they say, SMS works between any two phones so why not chat too?
Interoperability is good, and breaks down the walls of walled gardens, but it isn't always possible for every feature to be interoperable, as I discovered decades ago writing import filters for a word-processor.
Certain style guides, and an errant bloc on Wikipedia, think it should be. But they are wrong, both by grammar and by popular consensus.