so, c standard says that wchar_t exists for handling things like unicode text.

but the unicode standard specifically says that wchar_t should not be used for handling unicode text in portable applications.

...what is correct here?

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@magicalmilly in recent years? basically never

when i was in like, middle school, if you heard a tornado siren, that meant "hide, right the fuck now"

then they changed things, and by the end of high school you'd have tornado sirens going off during, no joke, a light sprinkle with the sun shining and nothing on the radar

@magicalmilly it depends on where you live

and honestly on the current local weather agencies

living in indianapolis area for 23 years, it was variously either background noise or actually something to be scared of, because they kept changing the rules and it either happened weekly or literally only happened if you were about to be struck by a tornado

hi does anyone have the ability to teach/know of good resources (i.e. *you* learned from it) for learning 3D model design for 3D printing?

@dzuk granted i haven't used windows 10 in a year and a half so maybe its changed a little

but idk how much it could've, in that time

@dzuk i have the polar opposite opinion...

i find the old ui much more accessible and it feels like uwp does the same thing apple does where they've just decided to throw discoverability and (non-animated, which is important,) usage cues out the window

@a_breakin_glass i have a mosquito allergy and i don't have a termite allergy so that makes this pretty easy

@brainblasted additionally if you find anything in this suitable it's also cc0 and credited to what i would want in the readme:

a.peculiar.space/lunaris.tgz

@brainblasted i have a few things lying around from past soundthemes i've made, happy to give under cc0

something like this maybe what you're looking for?

@sir @sir earlier this year i had this stuck in my head but couldn't remember what it was, and assumed it was something i found on the famitracker forums years ago

so i spent days scouring it and gave up only to spontaneously remember the url almost exactly a month later

The CDC has ordered a nationwide eviction moratorium that runs through the end of the year. The goal is to prevent the spread of COVID19.

The order, information on how to halt an eviction, and the limitations of the order, are in the PDF stored here: federalregister.gov/documents/

More context from NPR: npr.org/2020/09/01/908581048/s

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I miss being able to grab a multiplayer game and know that I could likely find a server running my favorite map 24/7 that has a weird small community built around it.

But naw, everything is matchmaking and hosted by the dev now, so they can ensure they control when everyone stops playing, and create a post-sale monetization pipeline.
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