Monthly report - February


I continued to slowly work o Falkon and also resumed work on Falkon Plugins and once again started to fill Falkon store.

I am also slowly investigating / researching Falkon Qml API which should work out of box on all platforms (while some may have problems with Python), the API is insufficient, in other words “there are too many restrictions”. I document my progress at file which can be found in _drafts folder of this repository.

Falkon contribution

  • Speeddial can now properly work with Unicode characters 406095
  • SearchBar - Show number of matches found on page search 395429

On a side note, I am preparing a VPS with nice domain to move this blog and many other things on. My domain and VPS are up just for few weeks and I already have too many bots to kick out.

Articles from blogs I follow:

Richard Stallman's political discourse on sex

Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has been subject to numerous allegations of misconduct. He stepped down in 2019, and following his re-instatement in 2021, a famous open letter was published in which numerous organizations and i…

via Drew DeVault's blog November 25, 2023

Upgrading to FreeBSD 14 - how to fix a broken BIOS bootcode

A lot of people running ZFS zroot have managed to break their FreeBSD systems upgrading from 13.2 to the new 14.0 release because of a broken BIOS bootcode. In this tutorial I'll show you how you can fix that without having to reinstall.

via November 22, 2023

C++ Guidelines

C++ is definitely a language that has Lots of Ways to do It – kind of like Perl’s TIMTOWTSAC. A consequence is that when writing code, you need to think about which way to do things. When context-switching between projects, employers, or what-have-you, yo…

via [bobulate] November 21, 2023

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