do i commit this
okay that felt great actually. fuck you adafruit.
this was my first commit to the project in several years and somone quickly commented "does this mean the project is dead?"
I will never understand the open source lore about what "alive" and "dead" projects are
malloc() declared "dead"
@scanlime i mean it doesn't break anything.
@scanlime how often code is comitted i think or issues are responded to
@jookia it seems like a popularity contest perhaps, but maybe also just an expression of anxiety at an unknown organizational structure? plenty of well-used code is also rarely changed.
@scanlime i don't know, but my experience is that 'mature' code is often buggy or not up to snuff
im still angry at cpio for not fixing a bug
@jookia buggy sure, but is it "dead"? is dead code we still use every day.. zombie code?
@scanlime true, true
@scanlime its defined by how likely you are to continue providing free labor and accepting abuse
@scanlime im slightly annoyed by the fact that "deranged" doesnt start with an uppercase D
(cf. the original: https://img.ifunny.co/images/4304b80b5c9800f13a0bd9785906188d53180bd525b9180ba662b273d165ea9b_1.jpg (yes i know its ifunny, but also, ddg results were ALL ifunny fsr???))
@sys64738 oh well, inconsistent capitalization is kinda my thing
@scanlime thank you for this. I started following you because of using Fadecandy and got priced out of doing a lot of the tech art I liked as the modules and prices keep going up... it was disappointing to see the idea of education be subsumed into further capitalism just like always
@eredien "tech art" was always a fundamentally flawed idea; i am not sure how to articulate this in a structured way though, i want to make a video about it but i don't know who the audience would be.
@scanlime I feel like it was always just all "art" and "tech" was plopped in there to sell something
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