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How Panther’s Paw Publications is publishing its Dalit books during, and against, the pandemic

Yogesh Maitreya is the founder and sole staff member of this publisher of Dalit literature.

@paolog tried packaging yarn 2 and this is what he found

Quoting part of it,

"the tarball is 180 MB (up from ~70 MB for yarn 1) and has all dependencies needed to run yarn (!) including monaco-editor (?) from Microsoft (the code editor which powers VS Code), react-icons, 6 versions of the typescript tree (version 3.75, 3.95 and 4.1 and three patched versions) etc."

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The situation seems worse than I initially thought.

As per yarn 2 announcement blog,

Yarn 2 can be installed using yarn 1 only!

Why do everyone has reinvent a different wheel?


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Privacy in Digital Age | Abraham Raji @avronr

Mothers are special people. They know how you feel from the way you sound over a phone call. Well they've been seeing you almost constantly from your birth. They also use this incredible amount of information to tell you exactly the right to make you do exactly what they want.

@praveen What was even more sad to see was the Indian "liberals" failing to even educate themselves on what this means and spewing false statements about it. I heard things like, "BJP members were able to open accounts there", while in all probability, the creators of the site themselves must have set up cross posting bots.

It's embarrassing for the technical literacy of the country.

allows anyone to use, share, modify and redistribute software. But you are still required to follow the specific conditions of the copyright license. You cannot claim copyright to code written by others.

This is not the first instance of such false claims. It has become a trend to take Free Software, falsely and shamelessly claim as 'Made in ', without writing even a single line of code. Beware of such frauds and promote the Free Software idea, if you notice such instances.

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It is Official now
RT @LiveLawIndia
Additional Advocate General submits that the Cabinet has decided to recommend to Governor to notify the withdrawal Ordinance introducing Section 118A of Kerala Police Act is just copying
Software and shamelessly calling it 'Made in '. It is made by people from around the world and shared freely.

Either they did not write even a single line or they are violating the license, which requires them to publish their changes. They are linking to original code in project repos (which is a fork of ).

Even the terms of service is just copied with references to first amendment in the USA.

കൊറോണ: നമ്മള്‍, കേരളം ആ കുന്നിറങ്ങുകയാണ്! മുരളി തുമ്മാരുകുടി എഴുതുന്നു | DoolNews

അവസാനത്തിന്റെ തുടക്കം?

Any developers interested in taking up this challenge?

Build 1.x with 7.x

Yarn 2.x already moved to babel 7.x but there is no stable release for yarn 2.x and it is completely different from yarn 1.x.

This will help us ship yarn in (we already moved everything else to babel 7.x but could not port this yet) for next stable release bullseye.

It would be useful to nodejs developers to make initial installation of yarn easy.

"Follow life until you find a purpose in it, and once you find the purpose, life will take care of you". From a short story "Educate, Organize, Agitate" by Yogesh Maitreya from his collection "Flowers on the Grave of caste"

I completed reading this book yesterday. Strongly recommended to everyone interested to get a better view of Indian society and how deep rooted is caste in every day life.

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ഡെബിയനുൾപ്പെടെ എല്ലാ സ്വതന്ത്ര സോഫ്റ്റ്‌വെയറും കാടും കടലും ശുദ്ധവായുവും പോലെ എല്ലാ മനുഷ്യരുടേയും പൊതുവായ സ്വത്താണു്.

നമ്മൾ ഇത് മെച്ചപ്പെടുത്തുമ്പോൾ എല്ലാവർക്കും ഉപകാരപ്പെടും. ---പൈററ്റ് പ്രവീൺ

The amazing team behind the Free Software Camp @fscamp helped me install Debian yesterday!

Another take from some who worked closely with and was a board member of .

"I explicitly do not agree with this “(re-)definition” of sexual assault. Furthermore, I believe uninformed statements about sexual assault are irresponsible and cause harm to victims. is not a “frenzy”; it is a global movement by individuals who have been harmed seeking to hold both bad actors and society-at-large accountable for ignoring systemic wrongs." - Bradley M. Kuhn

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Another take on this issue,

"If the history of social movements has taught us anything, it's that tying a movement to a single individual is a recipe for disaster."

"Heroes will always end up letting us down. We fix that by removing the need for heroes in the first place, not attempting to find increasingly perfect heroes."

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"But a number of the ideas for which Richard Stallman has been attacked and punished are ideas that I as a feminist advocate of human rights find completely correct and positive from the perspective of women’s equality and dignity!"

- civil-rights expert Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU.

Does anyone know any Malayalam rhyme to help kids to remember the position of planets in Solar system? In English for example: My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Noodles.

@akhilan @akhilvarkey @bady

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