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y'all ever get that heartache for a kinder, softer, more equitable world?

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Oh, I should mention: I am currently a freelance Django developer, but I'm *very* interested in finding a few like-minded folks to build a development co-op.

Especially interested in building secure and/or federated versions of the items on this list:

i mean, we all know Mario makes Luigi do the Charlie Work.

shop talk, docker, legacy systems, shenanigans 

oh and for ~reasons~ the testing is run via python, so, the full invocation is:

os.system("docker exec [....] ")

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shop talk, docker, legacy systems, shenanigans 

so, in my continuing quest to bring automated testing to this ancient system, without refactoring anything we don't *really* have to, i'm now running `docker exec $container_name sed -i -r` to replace a value in a generated config file not easily accessible from outside the container, then doing the replacement in reverse at the end of the test run.

dogs are gross 

Toby was just farting so bad in my office that i had to light incense and leave the room for a few minutes before getting back to work πŸ’€

it's part of an unholy hack job, but, it's not the wildest part.

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bahahaha, it works, and it's not even an illegible mess!

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@redoak it has been [0] days since the problem counter was incremented

current status: "i know, i'll use regular expressions!"

want a good web browsing experience? go into the woods and look for spiders

have i studied the classics?

haha of course, i remember a_cool_pond AND horse_ebooks

imagining a guy who's so deep into neo-reactionary thought that he keeps and uses a lararium

(I am entombed in a wine cellar by my friend Montresor)
Finally some quiet!

if you'd like to know how old i am today, it's "my wife has started receiving unsolicited catalogs in the mail from Talbots" years old.

it's my birthday, give me
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it's thought the idea of cynocephaloi β€” dog-headed people β€” that had currency in antiquity and the medieval period may in part have been based on reports of baboons. and it does make sense to me that someone who sees a baboon for the first time would conclude it's basically a type of guy but worse

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