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cc: @sir very curious if you have OpenSSL/BearSSL/BoringSSL thoughts

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pax is a classic example of specifications getting ahead of implementations. No one wants it and hardly anyone implements it. Never write a spec without an implementation.

I'm realizing I might actually feel strongly about this

using tabs and spaces for indentation is like reversing the characters in an RTL dialect -- it's a hack, and doesn't actually describe the semantic that you want

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broke:

if True:
<tab>print("hello")
<tab>print("world)

woke:

if True:
<indent>print("hello")
print("world")

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hot take: spaces vs tabs is silly

we need indent/deindent characters for when your indentation level changes, not ridiculous whitespace hacks

ow I'm addicted to caffeine and didn't have enough today, I've been Headache Man since like noon

my friend's dnd campaign has a channel that is 90% memes about biblical angels

I think #Earthstar is finally gelling enough that I can describe it clearly:

"A protocol for user-friendly distributed apps"

Intro slides with pictures: github.com/earthstar-project/e

Technical details and comparison with SSB: github.com/earthstar-project/e

uspol, pdxpol 

Trump says you aren't prosecuting some crimes.

Schmidt: We're prioritizing the resources of the DA's office on violent crime.

Could you have charged cops with violence in the past 90 days?

Schmidt: I've seen inappropriate behavior online but not through the formal channels. IA and IPR are the right channels for this.

How will you stop retribution tonight besides asking people to stay home?

Wheeler: We're investigating and working on a plan later today. Please stay home though.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Trump is watching this and is threatening you on Twitter with national guard deployment.

Wheeler: Classic Trump. That's not helpful or productive. Let's commit to the changes and reforms that people are demanding. Let's cooperate to move this country forward.

Are you taking enough responsibility?

Wheeler: I ask myself the same question. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. I'm trying.

Did the city do everything it could to stop the violence?

Wheeler: It's hard to say yes.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Are you considering a curfew?

Lovell: Haven't decided.

We're you trying to separate groups last night or let violence play out?

Lovell: We focused on vehicles, not street skirmishes. We can't prevent violence because the city is too big and we have too few resources.

Your coalition members are calling for your resignation. How do you move forward?

Wheeler: It isn't about me, it's about the community. Difference of opinion is okay for politics but not for violence.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Any info on victim?

Lovell: No. But social media info is often not factual.

Was shooting politically motivated?

Lovell: I don't know.

How can you keep this from escalating from open firefight?

Lovell: I hope that doesn't happen. The city is big and we can't be everywhere at once. We can't commit to preventing violence.

Will you call in National Guard?

Lovell: Not yet, we might need them.

Why not?

Lovell: No hesitancy, just not the right option right now.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Why do you slash BLM cars but not Trump vehicles?

Lovell: Depends on the circumstance.

What's the plan for tonight?

Lovell: I need to talk to my team.

In 2018/2019 we had brawls, this year was BLM protestors. Was last night a brawl or a protest?

Lovell: It was a skirmish, hard to classify.

Caravan had pepper spray and paintball guns and tried to hit pedestrians. Are you investigating?

Lovell: Potentially, depends on information. We have 10 arrests already.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Why are there more cops at BLM demos than the Trump caravan?

Lovell: They were spread out and we had constrained resources.

Are there any arrests?

Lovell: None from last night.

Did you get a commitment about the route?

Lovell: No, only conversations.

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uspol, pdxpol 

Why didn't you prevent this?

Wheeler: I don't know how. I don't like Trump but I will defend to the death the first amendment the right of a Trump supporters to demo outside my apartment. They have constitutional right is embrace and support. The violence is the problem. I'm asking people to please stop the violence but can't stop them from demonstrating.

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