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simon_w
    Great article by @cgiffard on the importance of isolation in unit tests. https://getpocket.com/@simon_w42/share/905695
    simon_w
      @cgiffard that just looks terrible. Even that demo is lagging.
      simon_w
        @jws the reliance on GitHub is so bad that some packaging services don't know how to handle anything else.
        simon_w
          @jws everything, including docs, is hosted on GitHub; knowledge is almost exclusively shared on StackOverflow or Medium (depending on form); discussions are either Google Groups or Slack.
          simon_w
            The amount of centralisation in tech, especially web-based tech, is rather frustrating.
            simon_w
              @jws yup, and my in-laws have it even worse. This is after having 110 mbit in New Zealand. It's rather painful.
              simon_w
                @jws probably want to stay away from Australia then :(
                simon_w
                  @jws it’s like they took all the worst parts of Flash-based video chats and just ran with them.
                  simon_w
                    @cgiffard @keita the last one is way too common :( Bugs in Chrome, then people complain that other browsers are “broken”.
                    simon_w
                      @keita and it relies on maths that we suspect is really easy, but we don’t have algorithms that perform the operations efficiently yet.
                      simon_w
                        @keita @33mhz Nope, it’s 12/7 :p
                        simon_w
                          @keita @lechindianer also, it doesn’t dump the iCloud passwords. Those are in a different keychain which it seems `security` doesn’t work with.
                          simon_w
                            @cgiffard my repos have a grand total of 1 contributor (me). If they ever start getting external contributors, I’ll add one. Until then, just having a README was enough effort :p
                            simon_w
                              @cgiffard It’s better to have one before you need to enforce it, or before you get the people who are incredibly against them (which is kinda the first point)
                              simon_w
                                @cgiffard This is one reason I want to own a house with a backyard. Can set up an office out there so I actually have to leave the “home” environment.
                                simon_w
                                  @cgiffard if it doesn’t get peer-reviewed by the mathematics community at large, then it’s still a bad idea.
                                  simon_w
                                    @cgiffard rolling your own crypto algorithm is definitely bad. Your own implementation of a known-to-be secure algorithm, that depends.
                                    simon_w
                                      @jws …and people make fun of PHP for that