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:BoostOK: BOOST THIS, RUST IN DANGER

So it looks like Amazon has its tentacles ready to take over Rust.

nitter.snopyta.org/steveklabni

The company is slowly adding its own members to the Rust team in an attempt to leverage governance. Amazon employees are badmouthing the original Rust team, and articles are being released to manufacture consent for Rust being an Amazon project.

Capital tryna take away my gay crab language.

this sentence makes you breathe manually

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The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

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"oh Americans are all fat and lazy they get upset if they gotta walk 3 km"

... do you know how far away it is to the next major city for me? Also the state capitol?

170km

Yeah. Let me spend the next 3 days walking buddy. Or take the nonexistent bus or train.

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> It's now clear that the path forward, if any, is an alternative ecosystem.

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> As a whole, the thing I can most easily do to prevent myself undue burden as a package maintainer in Go is to just not make packages in Go at all.

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Hmm, I wonder how the one thread is going on an issue tracker. Seems there was a giant reply by one of the project leads that tone-deafly said that they're gonna double down on the thing that people hate and that the things people have been seeing are theoretical issues.

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