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24 Jan 2020
15:05:11@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botLog: http://saskia.igm.rit.edu/hfoss/meeting-logs/rit-foss/2020/rit-foss.2020-01-24-13.49.log.html
15:05:11@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botMeeting ended Fri Jan 24 15:05:11 2020 UTC. Information about MeetBot at http://wiki.debian.org/MeetBot . (v 0.1.4)
15:05:12@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botMinutes (text): http://saskia.igm.rit.edu/hfoss/meeting-logs/rit-foss/2020/rit-foss.2020-01-24-13.49.txt
15:05:13@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botMinutes: http://saskia.igm.rit.edu/hfoss/meeting-logs/rit-foss/2020/rit-foss.2020-01-24-13.49.html
16:23:51@emi:alchemi.devEmi (she | they)
In reply to @zethra:matrix.org
Emi (she | they): sorry your matrix chat is getting spammed. What do you mean by room alias?
You know you a room has a name like #ritfoss:matrix.org? Rooms can have any number (incl 0) of those, and pretty much any user can create one on their own server. Each time someone makes a new one, it posts a message in chat like
16:25:03@emi:alchemi.devEmi (she | they)So someone kept doing that over and over again (using bots) with really long room aliases that also said some pretty nasty things, effectively making the room unusable
16:28:44@zethra:matrix.orgzethraIf their isn't a way to block people from doing this, that's definaently a bug. You said someone from the matrix project was fixing this?
16:31:08@emi:alchemi.devEmi (she | they)Yeah, the fix is in the works
16:31:25@emi:alchemi.devEmi (she | they)The temp-fix is just using an invite only room
18:36:27@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <x​XRedDragonXx> I'm so deeply saddened that the Librem 5 is terrible
18:36:28@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <x​XRedDragonXx> https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/01/librem-5-phone-hands-on-a-proof-of-concept-for-the-open-source-smartphone/
18:36:29@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botTitle: Librem 5 phone hands-on—Open source phone shows the cost of being different | Ars Technica (at arstechnica.com)
18:39:14@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <x​XRedDragonXx> There was a real chance for the open source community to break into the mainstream here especially if this phone was cheap, but unfortunately the combination of terrible hardware and even worse software is absolutely abysmal and it's incredibly expensive.
18:52:25@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzho yeah I've gotten the growing sense that purism has a signficant level of the grifter nature
18:52:44@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzhothe pinephone and pinebook seems to spark little but joy amongst people though
18:52:55@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzhooverdelivery and underpromise instead of vice versa
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19:40:15@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <n​lMeminger> when you dont show up in channel for a while, and there are 2000+ unread messages
19:50:42@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzho I'm tempted to say "serves you right" but I'm just so happy to see you here I wouldn't do that
19:54:05@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzho in further recognition of zethra's lightning talk today https://matrix.org/blog/2020/01/24/this-week-in-matrix-2020-01-24/
19:55:27@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzhoin other news
19:55:28@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzhohttps://www.fsf.org/windows/upcycle-windows-7
19:55:29@freenode_foss_bot:matrix.orgfoss_botTitle: Upcycle Windows 7 Free Software Foundation working together for free software (at www.fsf.org)
19:55:58@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzhosavage
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20:09:22@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <n​lMeminger> If they didn't require an email then I might have actually signed up
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23:30:02@freenode_dzho:matrix.orgdzho @nlMeminger I share your reticence to provide personal detail, but I'm not sure I can fathom what sort of "sign up" doesn't involve some sort of ID
25 Jan 2020
01:16:42@freenode_tg-ritfoss1:matrix.orgtg-ritfoss1 <n​lMeminger> I get they’re trying to reduce spam, but I don’t want to give me email address, and I’m too lazy to get a burner

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