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@emacsomancer @returntrip the main thing is the JSON parsing performance improvements, since I use LSP a lot. I guess I'll find out soon if it's fast enough anyway.

@tfb @emacsomancer @returntrip sure, it's just that when I switched from Ubuntu to Fedora Silverblue I dropped a rather large set of Ansible playbooks to set up a lot of development stuff in my home directory. I'm quite wary of getting back into the same situation.

That said a year of living in Silverblue and doing almost all development stuff with containers has maybe immunized me against that somewhat.

@emacsomancer @returntrip yeah, wouldn't think so. I guess I will do it the minute I find something lacking in Emacs 26, which is what RHEL is currently on. It's not _that_ old, so maybe I won't even notice the difference ...

@emacsomancer @returntrip yup, if that's the only application that's an issue with using a longer term release distro I might just compile my own Emacs.

@returntrip maybe, though that still needs hacks to run container tools on the host, that are practically the same as with Flatpak.

@returntrip the main question for me is if the "old" will be a problem for me. Emacs in Flatpak was pretty quirky when I tried it, and even if it would work great it would be inconvenient as my workflows now depend on Emacs launching containers a lot (e.g. to run LSP servers and tests).

Fedora Workstation is an option of course, but feels silly for _one_ program (even if it is Emacs).

@returntrip what I used to do with janky customer VPNs was to run the client in a VM (Windows if that was easier), then route through it.

@tfb update: that's the new plan, downloading Centos Stream now. I'll suppose Rocky is going to generally be behind RHEL, so doesn't make sense to have it on my personal laptop where I generally can be a bit more bleeding edge.

@tfb yeah, Centos Stream on my personal machine and RHEL at work would make even more sense maybe. I might try it unless I really start to like Rocky.

@returntrip no, I still have it on my work laptop, but in my new work role I work with non-Podman container stuff most of the time.

Things are still possible to work around, but it is starting to feel a bit pointless to use it when I have to layer external repos, and hundreds of packages (when dependencies are counted).

Going from Fedora to Rocky on my personal laptop. If this ends up being not too painful, I'll probably go with RHEL for my work laptop in a while.

What with using Flatpak for all my desktop applications, having a base OS with a slower release cycle seems quite viable.

So apparently I spent my last day in Bangkok drawing a messily tied trainer.

Today, a pink tropical pattern with a Grantchester , with a blue songkran shirt.

About to join a virtual farewell party for myself leaving Thailand after almost seven years. I'm technically on leave already so going casual.

It's sad not to have a proper party with my colleagues, so I hope to be back to visit soon.

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