The new #a11y API for #GTK 4 is taking shape in GitLab: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gtk/-/merge_requests/2239
The new implementation drops the old abstraction layer called ATK, and it's heavily modelled on WAI-ARIA; on Linux, it will talk to ATs using AT-SPI, and on other platforms it will use their native API.
More gold from Mikel Evins https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23811382
Libreoffice and trying to build sustainable OSS business models: https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/825598/21fb7c2a3f9358e7/
Sorry, can't, rule number 1 forbids it 😁
Can you describe your favorite movie as boring as possible?
All issues of Byte Magazine are available for free in PDF form.
It's quite a treat to read through some of them. It's like reading through a history book.
"I attempted mathematics, but I got on very slowly. The work was repugnant to me, chiefly from my not being able to see any meaning in the early steps in algebra. This impatience was very foolish, and in after years I have deeply regretted that I did not proceed far enough at least to understand something of the great leading principles of mathematics, for men thus endowed seem to have an extra sense." -- Charles Darwin
some overlooked human emotions:
-wamt fruit Now
-the way irish music sounds
-the guilt of leaving a mess you intend to clean up later only to return and find someone else has done it
-Do Not want to leave warm water
-the relief of turning the last night off at night and finally being in darkness
Finding the Story
> I see that Star Trek: Voyager has added a new character, a Borg. (From the photos, I also see that they’re still breeding women for breast size in the 24th century.) What ticked me off was the producer’s comment (I’m paraphrasing), “The addition of Seven of Nine will give us limitless story possibilities.”
I would watch dan luu trek.
(original in 2009, updated in 2019) The Cathedral and the Bizarre
Free as in 'Do as You're Told'
Reading https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3386335 and getting an impression that Smalltalk is just a better (and sane) Forth.
I was pretty sure there is no element symbol "Em" in the periodic table. A quick search (1) revealed that it was an old name for Radon.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko