@georgespolitzer Developer on Signal Desktop here. I'm not aware of any of this on Signal's end, but I'm sure there are things I don't know (I'm just an individual contributor). Lemme know if I can answer any questions, though!
@saxnot That seems like a better plan to me! I admit I know very little about this or the unintended consequences of such a regulation, but I would love to have a single standard charger for most of my devices.
"EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones" https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/23/22626723/eu-commission-universal-charger-usb-c-micro-lightning-connector-smartphones
@hyperrealgopher Reminds me of an old quote I read once: "Programming languages cannot be considered separately from their ecosystems." https://avdi.codes/ruby-is-defined-by-terrible-tools/
"Google’s unfair performance advantage in Chrome" https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/chrome-google-dse-preconnect.html
tl;dr: Android Chrome starts a connection to Google.com before you visit it, giving Google Search a performance bump in their browser. This blog post argues that's unfair (which I agree with), despite the developer's likely good intentions.
Hey, this is a thing and you should spread it far and wide
Just did my very first beta release of Signal for Desktop! Meaningless to most, I suspect, but meaningful to me.
(If you're not already trying out our betas: https://support.signal.org/hc/articles/360007318471-Signal-Beta)
"COVID-19 Was 'A Preventable Disaster,' WHO-Ordered Report Says" https://www.wbur.org/npr/996284927/covid-19-was-a-preventable-disaster-who-ordered-report-states
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