FLIF will never kill PNG anyway as long as it keeps linking to libpng.
My point was, it does not affect only those who are trying to connect. It affected those who were connected as well, as I leave my computer and skype always on. The summary says that if you were connected, you won't be able to see or change the status but that the messages to individual users would pass. Which is untrue/impossible to test, because every machine I had access to that had skype connected all night long lost connection to skype and any attempt to send messages directly user to user has failed.
And your envy related jokes about the girlfriend were totally unnecessary. You probably still get to point out that you are a poor little thing do not have a girlfriend/boyfriend/dog/octopuss/whatever somewhere.
The login and status change part needs always some central components. The comunication between two users, however, needs not.
I went to bed with it connected, woke up to it trying to connect.
I tried sending messages anyway, both before the news came out and after. No luck.
I went to bed with skype connected, woke up to it trying to connect, so, once again, bullshit. I was connected.
Skype is not only preventing status updates and showing users offline.
Both me and my girlfriend, from different points in the country and different ISPs, are actually UNABLE TO CONNECT.
Works perfectly for me with a Radeon R7-260X.
Actually, as far as I know, that myth was already debunked. SystemD allows both binary modules and scripts.
I was under the impression that Gentoo still had OpenRC as default while allowing the selection of systemd as an alternative.
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