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Since it's night again, and I'm getting ranty as usual: someone needs to write a paper entitled "Discord Considered Harmful".

It's one of the most annoying antipatterns I've seen in both software projects and communities like #hackerspace - centering community around a group chat (Discord, Slack, Telegram groups, and yes - IRC), in lieu of a proper forum *and maintaining documentation*.

Such software is not suitable for long-term knowledge maintenance, and excludes people who can't track discussions live.

I really want an AI bot I can use to generate technical design documentation that I can distract security with while I actually get stuff done.

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So you know how Linux systems letter SCSI disks sda, sdb, sdc, sdd, etc... and if you manage to get more than 26 disks attached to a system, it rolls over from sdz to sdaa.

I just watched a customer list the disks on a server, and it goes up to sdahs.

So I guess that answers the question about what happens after you attach 702 disks to Linux. It rolls over from sdzz to sdaaa. 🤯

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Okay, I'm curious, when did you guys first hear about/join Linux? Please boost for a wider data pool. :boost_love:

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