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So, which one of you is the serval and which one is the bag?

Hey, does anyone have a server that will allow me to test whether my client certificate is valid on *outgoing* SMTP-over-TLS messages? Plenty of testers for an incoming-mail server, and for outgoing TLS without a certificate, but neither of those is what I need to test. I'm aware that very few receiving servers actually care whether my outgoing server has a valid client certificate, but given that I can, I want to do it right for the ones that do.

I can never tell whether the system is going to display a preview of a link or not. Anyway, this one was someone commenting in the other place as follows:

the funniest people on here are the ones who invent a social transgression in their head and then post a tweet attacking it like "Just because someone is wearing overalls and pushing a hoop down the road with a stick does NOT mean they say y'all so Stop. Fucking. Assuming. So."


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@frankiesaxx Also would you sign this code of conduct so I can be sure you share my values while providing me with a free sweater?

My imouto just asked me whether she should put her hand-me-down external hard drive in a toaster, and I'm honestly not sure whether she means that literally.

One thing that was really hard for me when I was in academia is how lonely it felt to be working on something that nobody cared about. I was seeing all of these beautiful things and I couldn't share them with anyone.

Sometimes I want to go back and do mathematics "for real" but then I feel sad when I think I won't be able to share it with anyone.

MMF cage match between Hedy Lamarr and Stephen Hawking to settle once and for all which one of them invented wi-fi. (Hint: neither.)

“It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter.”

—Nathaniel S. Borenstein
@mattskala @awg Depends on the instance, some places will make a custom emoji for you to commemorate the occasion.

Maybe what killed Web logging was the ridiculous four-letter word "blog." We could bring it back if we all agreed to call it Web logging, as God intended.

me: i wish blogging still practically existed so that i didnt have to write 7 long toots

you: what are you talking about! blogging still exists!! start your own blog--

me: yeah but nobody reads them!! for every 10 people saying start a blog theres 990 people who wont ever click a link ever in their life. the non-link-clickers

you: --this is my favourite cms its free softrware and its called gleepblorp. its written in rust so its very fast

if i was a dragon id have claws so i could pick up tiny surface mount components much easier, and also i could reflow the circuit boards with my breath

If you're going to give up something for a month, let it be smugness.

Okay, happy 2019 from the North American Eastern time zone. Now, I'm off to beddy-bye.

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