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🐌. Native speaker of American English. Linux user. Familiar with several programming languages in the procedural, OO, and functional paradigms.

Link rot is evil. Archive everything. The keyboard is king. Correctness over performance. Canonicalize, normalize, deduplicate. Don't repeat yourself. UTF-8 > UTF-16. Use static typing: good for tooling. Re-use; don't re-invent. Correctness, then clarity, then concision and elegance. Play devil's advocate. First understand opponents' positions.


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--invisible is redundant since the man page says --headless implies it. Link to the related bug report.
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comment How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?
@tokland: There's a bug report for that: bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37531
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