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Since it's about damn time that we redo our introduction:
Hi, we're Violet. We're a bat/fox(either or) from the lower northeast, generally doing a lot of programming or shitposting, musing about our life, getting far too angry about things we largely can't do much about...

We're a queer trans woman, plural, and an utter disaster, so, :)

Uh, yeah, we're still not better at this after a year of using fedi but not writing an introduction since the beginning.

Feel free to say hi, we don't bite x3

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in relation to all the different gender memes 

It's wonderful that people can have such expansive experiences with their gender identity, and those that do absolutely should have whatever fun they feel like teasing the word gender into new, confusing, or just funny situations.
Our Gender is barely worth noting. We're a girl, and so much of what we do isn't unique to being a girl.
It's good being a girl.
It makes us happier than what we were before.

It's also valid too not feel so included with those jokes, where gender is this all sprawling complex over your identity(we do make those jokes though)
For us, it feels the other way around, identity is so connected to our gender and there's so much more there beyond that glowing little pocket of gay that focusing just on that feels wrong.
So, all these words to say, it's valid to not have gigantic takes or essays to write about your gender.
The whole of you is a no less fertile ground for discovery of who and what you are.

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bad bizarre obscure programming nonsense 

I drink from my mug with the international MUF standards association logo on it. Boot up my laptop with a witty MUF snippet on it and crack my hands, "Time to write code that will make my life bad three hours later when the user I hate finds a bug in it and then starts to mansplain at me about some problem in my code."

I log into mudlet and potato and start the fun of balancing doing bad ero-RP, and coding. A notification dings and I see that that code already broke, and I wonder why I don't have that person blocked.
"Hexyyyy!" They say. My staff alt being called Hexaferrum, this makes sense.

They found another problem in the awful slot machine that the game owner had me create as a first project. I grimace, seeing that it's the same fucking problem that I declared fixed a while back. Realizing what had gone wrong, I type in a few lines followed by an announcement that the slot machine is gone because I could not be bothered to care about this creakily broken code. That everything that it had once done had already been placed in more useful and better interfaces which make more sense.

Spacebat awooed

it takes six atmospheres to hatch a ping pong ball

does anyone remember yikyak, that poor social media platform that immediately died as soon as venture capital found its way to it

We forgot how flat the project structure hierarchies are in .net(not the actual namespaces, usually, just the filesystem)


Actually this just looks like a choice that the developers made, instead of nesting folders they just did stuff like MediaController.Models in the project root.

Nicer than postgresql to use and written for a scale that makes sense to us, rather than an enterprise that wants to service 100000000 quintillion users at once

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No matter how much people hate sqlite, we still love it :)

people complaining about wireless charging like it adds a terawatt to the consumption of the phone, and provides a somewhat more forgiving way to charge the phone that doesn't break when you step on the charging cord when it's plugged in.

we forgot how the cutscenes in newer pokemon games aren't skippable

Spacebat awooed

you: considered, well thought out constructive criticism of the xmpp protocol

me: xm peepee lol

Spacebat awooed

telegram has transmuted a user into a furry over time given their avatar.

They have a cute avatar though

we wouldn't have found anyone had the federated timeline not existed.

Though, it does kinda seem like a lot of people don't know they might want to post unlisted rather than public.

basically, we're that lisp programmer from worse is better.

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Of course, we can understand, albeit grudgingly why they might not have been able to do that given how the system worked.

The whole source needed to be loaded in memory with the interpreter and whatever state the program had, you're are editing it in that same memory that is interpreted from.

Sure, this is 'clever', and it allowed commodore to probably save a few whole dollars(please imagine 'a few whole dollars' slowed down and excessively reverbed as you read it) on each unit, but it makes it impossible to apply what would otherwise be trivial optimizations such as trimming the unnecessary spaces from the source code.

This is before you even get to actually good ideas for things to do, like turning it into bytecode, which would be smaller in memory and also faster to interpret(no need to lex the source each time)

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Sure, that's a neat speed hack, but what if you actually didn't need it, because whitespace isn't even important for the language, so why should it stick around in memory if it's even going to only slow it down?

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We are never not surprised whenever we look at an old kinda basic like commodore shit and realize that it's just a weird shitty ancient fortran prior to the invention of what could be called a function without blushing, and thus it achieves its apotheosis into a badly written melangè of abstraction over what could relatively easily be compiled into assembly code.

Badly written, because, for example, not including spaces in your code makes it faster

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