Inform 7 finally to be open-sourced.

Only took, um... thirteen years?

This is why I gave up on Inform 7. Now it feels far too little, far too late. Just not part of that community any more. I've never understood why Graham was so obsessively micro-managing of it all, and his fundamental design decisions were so.... odd. Aggressively, bafflingly, odd. And held so tightly.

But I guess I'm glad for all the people for whom I7 worked, and who made careers out of it.







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Many spiral galaxies have visible bars through their cores, such as M109 (shown). It is thought that some form of density wave radiating from the core is the cause of these features and that they are temporary. #astrophoto

梅雨の晴れ間 -富士から立ち上る天の川-

#富士山 #fujiyama #天の川 #milkyway #japan #風景 #landscape
#東京カメラ部 #tokyocameraclub #pashadelic

Interviewer: How do you think about your own mortality? Raymond Tallis: Well, I'm not in favour of it.

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'Desks: Another strangely common fetish. This has been recognised as a psychological disorder, usually triggered by boredom or stress in a working environment involving desks. Cases have been found within schools, offices and especially within courts of law, due to the tediously slow pace at which many legal systems around the globe operate at [sic].'

'Spain’s data protection agency has fined the country’s soccer league, LaLiga, €250,000 (about $280,000) for allegedly violating EU data and transparency laws. The app, which is used for keeping track of games and stats, was using the phone’s microphone and GPS to track bars illegally streaming soccer games, Spanish newspaper El País reported.'

Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus) is a kind of fruit in the melon and cucumber family, sometimes called horned melons or jelly melons by English speakers. These fruit are native to Sub-Saharan Africa, where they're a traditional food source. They're also now grown in parts of Europe, Oceania, and the Americas, and I have one growing on my desk!

You can also spot them in the background in all kinds of sci fi and fantasy movies, including Star Wars, DS9, and Avengers: Endgame.

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