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Comment SDL_WINDOW_BORDERLESS (Score 0) 42

I'm a big user of SDL 1.2 and to be honest I wasn't going to change. I was poking around today though and found that there's built-in support to remove window decoration (as well as lots of other nice new features). I'd previously tried to remove window decoration myself under Windows in SDL 1.2 by using Win32 calls and wasn't 100% successful.

Comment Libraries (Score -1, Flamebait) 331

This is why we should always fight to keep libraries open. It's all very well fast food restaurants having free wifi, but you have to provide the device yourself.

Libraries, with a few PCs you can use are the answer. Where libraries are closed, we should look into re-opening them. If the buildings are not available then we can "re-purpose" church halls maybe a few nights a week as internet centres for the poor, using donated PCs.

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Journal Journal: Return of the Pangolin

So I haven't written a journal entry for a while (9 years) so I thought I'd update it.

I'm currently looking forward to the 7DRL event in March. I wanted to enter the 2012 one but my programming skills had become rusty. I therefore spent the last year getting back up to full strength in preparation for this year's event. A year of fun, spent on #rgrd on quakenet, programming roguelikes and other experiments in ruby, scheme, c++, SDL, irrlicht, libtcod, gosu...

Comment Pango, pango (Score 1) 280

I think it would be nice if Canonical gave some proportion of the proceeds to a charity that helps conserve the animal of the current release. It's a shame though that if they did so it would come too late to help bankroll "Efforts for the Saverization of the Pangolin".

Comment Re:My cat's breath smells of cat food (Score 1) 400

The Amish feel that personal technology peaked in the early 1800s or so, and that most things invented subsequently only provide a distraction from living a worthwhile life.

You appear to be the same, but for 2001 instead. I guess there's nothing wrong with that, but don't expect the world to go along with you.

Comment Re:Like War (Score 2, Informative) 483

More time spent on this pointlessness means less time available for their normal job of ruining things. Yeah the USA is "outrageously fucked up", but Congress can pretty much only make it worse, so the more they get out of the way, the better.

Wolf's my congressman btw. If someone better wants to run I'd be all for it, but the ones who actually run against him are much worse.

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