Ripcord 0.4.21 is out. Slack stuff in the sidebar has been overhauled, and Slack channel muting is now supported. cancel.fm/ripcord/

Ripcord 0.4.20 is out, with support for Unicode 12 emoji in both Slack and Discord. Plus some small optimizations and bug fixes. cancel.fm/ripcord/

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Official update:

I was 75% mistaken on the part of the scare-dialog.

"Curation" overuse receives a neutral rating.

0% mistaken on the toggle switches. Screw toggle switches, man.

Thanks to:
@codesections @cassidyjames
@mdhughes
@sp6mr

Official update:

I was 75% mistaken on the part of the scare-dialog.

"Curation" overuse receives a neutral rating.

0% mistaken on the toggle switches. Screw toggle switches, man.

Thanks to:
@codesections @cassidyjames
@mdhughes
@sp6mr

In a few years, people will describe me behind my back like:

"Don't bring up the topic of toggle switches on desktop GUIs around that guy... he gets angry"

Now that I'm mostly done lambasting elementaryOS, I'll say some good stuff:

They have put a lot of effort into practical usability. The defaults are all mostly good. Everything that it ships with actually works out of the box.

Also, I'm being serious when asking this question.

(Except for the toggle switches UI elements. That one really is just blind copying Apple's iOS.)

Can someone explain this stuff to me?

Linux FOSS people mock and deride Apple while simultaneously copying the bad parts of their user-hostile behavior.

Bonus achievement: using the word "curate" 6 times in a blog post about repackaging software.

I must not be understanding something here. What's the motivation to do this? I don't get it.

PGP/GPG is so janky. Someone sent me an encrypted email with a certain configuration and it causes Sylpheed and Kleopatra to both hang if I click on it. Sigh.

After 3 years of development in alpha, my shareware Slack and Discord chat client is now available to buy cancel.fm/ripcord/

Looking for suggestions for a general-purpose outline (vector) icon set for a desktop application. The icons need to read well at 96 DPI and small sizes. Paid/commercial offerings are fine.

@somnius we got it sorted by me just making the font size bigger in general. thanks for the help :)

In HTML/CSS, is there really no way to increase the font size (to a legible size) on phones or small devices only?

A lesson. If you're going to be forcibly patronizing, and not allow users to control things, and box in other devs: don't fuck up. Really, don't fuck up. Because you removed your ability to excuse yourself by denying agency to others. (The other web companies are just as bad.)

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