i am trying to swap "god i hate software" from my vocab for "someday, together, we will make good software"
@szbalint I noticed several years ago that Chrome made it difficult to distinguish between logging into the browser and logging into Google's service. I haven't tracked how the UX has evolved since then, but I'm sure that didn't help people's understanding of the difference. (That's also when I realized I should stop installing Chrome on the kids' computer.)
Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google Site is tied to logging into Chrome.
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'I am not the Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman', he said. 'My name is Ryan; I inherited the pad from the previous Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman, just as you will inherit it from me. The man I inherited it from is not the real Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman either. His name was Cummerbund. The real Zimmerman has been retired fifteen years and living like a king in Patagonia.'
@jjg That's a good point about the confusion between git and Github. There's also a subset of developers that want everything to be on Github so they can fluff up their profile with all their activity. Anyway...
It really would be interesting to extend fossil in ways that allow synchronizing repositories without needing a centralized web presence.
@jjg You're reminding me why I got into fossil the first time. I only moved away from it as I wanted to practice using git. (I wasn't using git at my work at the time.) It's very strange to me that the ideas of fossil haven't been applied to git and hg. But perhaps the "value-add" services were "good enough".
@bugaevc I'm not sure, but maybe I don't know what you mean. Widget toolkits aren't really another platform in the way I'm using the term. You can use other toolkits, but you still have to go through Apple's ecosystem and app store, and Apple has ultimate control. An alternate browser can provide a better experience than what Apple provides in Safari and can even start to compete with (and would bypass) Apple's own app ecosystem.
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