May Status Update

Published 2021-05-28 on Cara's Blog - Permalink

Welcome back to the status updates! This month has been light on the software engineering side of things. Most of my time has been spent preparing for the big life change that is college, and finalizing things at my school. I graduate next week, and then it’s off to summer camp for seven weeks.

Campmaster Constantine

I’ve re-added Question of the Day suggestions, you can use these after you set the suggest_channel server setting. In a break from the old bot code, QOTD suggestions no longer cost points.

Listing questions with the qotd list command will also now only list questions that have not been asked. This should make it easier to see what’s coming up! You can still access the full list with qotd listall.

That’s really all that happened this month. June and July might not have status updates because all of my time is going to be spent at summer camp teaching archery and radio. Until August, then!

Articles from my webring

Clippy: Deprecating `feature = "cargo-clippy"`

Since Clippy v0.0.97 and before it was shipped with rustup, Clippy implicitly added a feature = "cargo-clippy" config1 when linting your code with cargo clippy. Back in the day (2016) this was necessary to allow, warn or deny Clippy lints using attrib…

via Rust Blog February 28, 2024

Status update, February 2024

Hi! February is FOSDEM month, and as usual I’ve come to Brussels to meet with a lot of other FOSS developers and exchange ideas. I like to navigate between the buildings and along the hallways to find nice people to discuss with. This edition I’ve been invol…

via emersion February 20, 2024

Why Prusa is floundering, and how you can avoid their fate

Prusa is a 3D printer manufacturer which has a long history of being admired by the 3D printing community for high quality, open source printers. They have been struggling as of late, and came under criticism for making the firmware of their Mk4 printer non-…

via Drew DeVault's blog December 26, 2023

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