@kyle Fantastic work! I'm not so concerned with the security aspect of this (although I'm happy about it for sure) as I am to see US jobs being created as a result. I'd switch to this just to support that fact alone. Great job as usual Purism!
I have one but for 2/3rds of that price. It is great. You should look at the ultimate hacker keyboard. It is IMHO the ultimate keyboard. You can split the halves for ergo but you don't have to. Designed to last and is completely repairable. The company will even help you and has guides. Basically the last keyboard you'll ever need to buy. Edited: the spells
Thanks for the update! Keep up the good work, and please ignore the haters.
One of the first things I'm going to do when I get mine is put dosbox on it and then see if it'll run wizardry 7. If it does, it'll be nirvana.
@gamingonlinux Hollow Knight. Enter the Gungeon. Nuclear Throne. Spelunky. All excellent examples of super solid game design and value.
I think they are encouraging people to use a device that respects their privacy and is there's to use as they wish. Going completely nonfree Software is still like taking a step back in time. Not going to encourage too many people to care about their digital rights that way.
@purism It is a great looking device. I really like the bezels at the bottom and top of the screen. It really does have a good design. REALLY looking forward to getting mine! Keep up the great work!
My post was for others who might be reading this. I believe your slandering of Purism to be wrong. Plain and simple.
This is brillant and something I hope other server software developers / maintainers emulate!
@firstname.lastname@example.org So far my beefs are: It appears that when other scuttlebutt users are on the same network, they are able to automatically see you, and when looking at you, can see ALL of your public posts. I would think this could be abused fairly easily, and would prefer, that public posts be only visible after following someone, and that person has followed you back. Maybe I just don't understand the convention just yet.
That response had another toot that somehow got seperated. I don't support Nazis or any other hate group. I simply don't fight with fire. You can't change people with violence. Your totally willingness to find what you want even in the absence of it is pretty depressing.
I didn't see the other responses before I made mine. Great way to make an assumption of me and my intentions. For the record having read some of the comments, I have changed my mind and am not for the feature. This sort of hasty judgements and painting of people does not help. You don't know someone because you read a toot.
The way I understood the preposed feature is that only the person blocked would see the people that are blocking them and only if they try to go to the blocking person's profile.
I totally agree with you. I'm not talking about obvious harassment or abuse. I'm talking about misunderstandings. Right now people wield the block hammer as if it is the first line of defence instead of the last. Being able to see that I've been blocked means I can stop my efforts of attempting to clear up confusion, etc.
@email@example.com I think this would be good. Right now blocking of accounts is way too heavy handed, and this kind of transparency would help to demonstrate that to people. The speed with which people block people is going to make mastodon nothing more than very specially curated echo chambers. Beside all of that, I don't see how it could hurt. If I block someone, I'd like them to know that.
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