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tedu honked 04 Dec 2019 21:33 -0500
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Me using youtube-dl.

This is taking a while. Wish I could stream.

Hey, I can ffplay the partial file. Wait, there's no sound.

Oh, that's a different stream format. I could download that.

Nah, it's half done. I'll wait.

Why is this taking forever? ^C this crap.

Now what was the magic number for the good format? Nope, that's not it.

Isn't there a list somewhere? How do I get this thing to print help?

Oh, wow, a new episode of Rick and Morty is available? I didn't want to watch a video I would learn from anyway.

tedu honked 04 Dec 2019 15:10 -0500
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Ah, went from not vulnerable to less vulnerable. Now back to regular nonsense.

tedu honked 04 Dec 2019 14:13 -0500
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Now to see how much pain and suffering is involved backporting #openbsd errata to 6.4.

tedu honked 03 Dec 2019 19:54 -0500
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I guess physical keyloggers are actually a big deal? Was not expecting that.

Humph. Why doesn't reality match my expectation?

tedu honked back 03 Dec 2019 17:29 -0500
in reply to: https://mastodon.social/users/CyReVolt/statuses/103246148919298680
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@CyReVolt no this is on 1.13. It's doing a DNS lookup for proxy.golang.org. So if anything, they've made it worse recently. I have all the depends downloaded, and build works, but somehow go doc still likes to check the web.

Depends on the exact query. strings.Replace is fast, but strings.replace (because I'm lazy) apparently digs around for a different package, before returning the obvious answer.

cc @sungo

tedu honked 03 Dec 2019 17:04 -0500
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Kinda suboptimal that the offline documentation tool "go doc" will stall for minutes if not connected to the network.

tedu honked 03 Dec 2019 16:09 -0500
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My preferred coffee shop has seemingly become the place to go for first dates. There are no words sufficient to express my displeasure.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 20:19 -0500
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Retweet if you remember when FAQs were called FAQs and not chatbots.

tedu@honk.tedunangst.. bonked 02 Dec 2019 19:59 -0500
original: ky0ko@cybre.space
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i like it when pci/usb devices have vendor ids that make it immediately clear to me who made the device

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 19:50 -0500
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🌶️^H🥒: if I'm typing your language on a keyboard, syntax matters.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 19:33 -0500
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Where would investigative sports journalism be without this hard hitting analysis of #freedomball touchdown dance antics?

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 18:29 -0500
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New #honk feature: annotations for follows and filters. Never again forget why you like or dislike somebody.

tedu@honk.tedunangst.. bonked 02 Dec 2019 17:41 -0500
original: worr@bsd.network
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Ah yes, thanks to the golang-dev mailing list, I see that the official options is to...

*checks notes*

...just build an ancient version of golang to generate these files.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 11:32 -0500
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Somehow flak.blog counts as a "premium" domain and costs $280 per year. I should rebrand everything as honk.blog, for only $5. Nothing makes sense anymore.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 11:23 -0500
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"well, actually, 'hyperscale' isn't 100% buzzword."

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 10:34 -0500
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DZ: I've seen worse

DZ: I've seen worse

Statue wearing ugly sweater

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 09:29 -0500
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On the topic of shell metachars and globs and command arguments and such.

1. There's probably more than you think. rsyncing a file named google.com:backdoors will likely send your secret plans to the big G.

2. In many cases, programs and protocols do not require a file to exist, as in the classic git/hg name a subrepo ; cat /etc/passwd oops.

Which is to say, various fixes like the kernel won't let you create bad names are likely to be about as effective as web sites that don't let you create a user named select.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 08:59 -0500
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Welp, got the new screen protector nailed down. Looking good. Fine artisanal craftsmanship in the installation.

1. It's a plain matte cover, the only kind I really like. Much better feel than glass or shiny plastic. I like the papery look too.

2. The previous screen was a privacy protector, which had a cool black ops ninja vibe to it, but combines with curved screen edges to render some portions invisible even to me. Exacerbated by some people (jwz) who seem to have margin:0 set on their blog. Fun times tilting this way and that every line, reliving the 2003 TN experience.

3. Curved screens in general are kinda dumb.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 08:50 -0500
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I have a theory, though at this point I think it's more like a universal constant, that the more "technology" there is in a screen protector, the harder it will be to apply and the less well it will work. It's pretty bad when the instructions in the box are just "watch our 10 minute YouTube video six times before starting."

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 08:14 -0500
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Choosing to believe that all posts about the AoC are about the other AOC.

tedu honked 02 Dec 2019 06:25 -0500
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I've been informed that #honk cannot be taken seriously without a project mascot. Fortunately, a solution presents itself.

Wishing everybody a fantastic Cyber Monday, here is Honk-sama.


tedu honked 01 Dec 2019 18:47 -0500
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Call the server police, somebody's asking about putting unauthorized RAM in their server. You need to comply with the manufacturer or face the consequences, citizen.


tedu@honk.tedunangst.. bonked 01 Dec 2019 17:00 -0500
original: worr@bsd.network
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Golang brand asm is...weird.

Today's oddity is that they renamed all of the amd64/x86 jump instructions to match the m68k jump instructions.

But ppc and arm's jump instructions appear unrenamed.