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Dale Harvey @daleharvey Glasgow, Scotland

Mozillian working on Firefox, Author of @pouchdb

621 Following   3,644 Followers   8,167 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/20/08


So who is going to be the progressive / celebrity voice of Better Together this time round?
7/7
2020
@CWMma Yeh to be fair in the UK butter the wrapper usually indicates a measurement you could convert to cups, but w… https://t.co/n0pVcEWhhxI will admit that its much easier to measure sugar and flour in cups (I think putting both in there is worth it) bu… https://t.co/PjaUPP0U0GIt has never been more apparent how important it is to build pathways to opportunity for everyone in our society.… https://t.co/xJErQyqvo3
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7/6
2020
Will you please stop linking directly to problematic content on this hell site? You are feeding the popularity algo… https://t.co/3JAP1krjcA
Retweeted by Dale Harvey @mrsjulielunt @janl Hey, Not sure how helpful I can be but happy to try, can get me @ dale@arandomurl.com
7/5
2020
How do people get browser code to work in node these days? "import fetch", global.fetch etc?After my nightmare with the @GoogleStore and broken Pixel's I got an @Fairphone, Its a good price point for a phone… https://t.co/JARfuo4DVk @gordonguthrie Will never forget the embarassment of the night she very nicely let us stay over for the night befor… https://t.co/PpedgbkCEQThis street Musician was singin along in Berlin when suddenly Jimmy Somerville (the original singer) comes up and j… https://t.co/WGFRDYsk3x
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7/4
2020
I understand this is not in the same class of problems, but when attempting to go through the McDonalds drive throu… https://t.co/M850cBnv5L @slightlylate The irony is that nine years ago much of this blog post could have been written by Mozilla. https://t.co/NyURKzUxa2
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7/3
2020
@dhothersall You can tell thats true because all countries in the world have seen the same effects from the pandemic
7/1
2020
@breun @marcosc As for @mozilla, personal opinion is that its a matter of priorities (we implemented them before) n… https://t.co/sXgDSAsNP7 @breun @marcosc Apple dont care if people stop using the web, they implemented the API's for their native platform… https://t.co/itzZsnOEOz @breun @marcosc Ok, I am not suggesting any website you visit should have the ability to abuse API's like those to track youMaybe we need to make a cool TikTok to illustrate this point https://t.co/dbVy2AzwR6 @breun @marcosc You are not using any native apps that use these API's? that would be a surprise but even if so I d… https://t.co/Fpy9wfxmeB @kaihendry @slightlylate @marcosc I was replying to a tweet about gecko creeping towards irrelevance, my point was… https://t.co/NapU1q0ebE @kaihendry @slightlylate @marcosc In this hypothetical and hopefully never to happen future, if gecko is irrelevant… https://t.co/ohFXxUboYV
6/30
2020
@slightlylate @marcosc If Gecko becomes irrelevant ... is it the web any more? @Paul__Walsh @firt @marcosc Every browser on iOS is a wrapper on top of Safari, Apple dont allow other browser engines on iOS @jd87 @marcosc Ah no, I mean users dont care about API's they will go where the "apps" are which is increasingly not the web. @jd87 @marcosc You dont see people using native apps on iPhones? I think a lot of them do @jd87 @marcosc Yes exactly, or "Google Web" @marcosc "We won’t implement these" isnt a difficult compromise nor does it serve our users privacy nor security. T… https://t.co/Wp9QOocwzf
6/29
2020
Took me 2 1/2 years of feeding ducks at Kelvingrove to realise there is a turtle in the pond there. Also baby moorh… https://t.co/AL0YdfNmDc
6/28
2020
A reminder that may not be obvious: amplification on social networks has monetary value. Twitter’s algorithm counts… https://t.co/ufkYjmdeN0
Retweeted by Dale Harvey @notjosh They are the only tools for the job, but requiring people have to buy in to one of 2 companies hardware /… https://t.co/CP2RZLBhoNI feel like a policy of only rejecting web-platform API proposals if you have an alternative proposal could help? t… https://t.co/r5djrTmYlFCant help feeling we have failed a little bit when there has been 0 discussion about a web based covid contact trac… https://t.co/1hD4gtv2NTCheck out Daft Punk's new single "Get Lucky" if you get the chance. Sound of the summer.
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6/26
2020
Judging by the helicopter and ~30 or so sirens that just drove past I feel like a whole bunch of teens are about to… https://t.co/Z86wRzEPkj
6/25
2020
So its been a few years, has anyone compiled Chromes IndexedDB implementation so it can be used in Node.js yet? (cc… https://t.co/RSKUQiDtuJ
Retweeted by Dale Harvey @HenrikJoreteg @slightlylate I think @mozilla tried that for a few years and it did not do a whole lot except lose us mindshare
6/23
2020
@GundersenMarius "Where" = wherever people want to use it (yarn, npm, script tags). "How" = Something I really real… https://t.co/1aRdMl01RdThe current homebrew buildtools we are using to put @pouchdb together somehow has made references to `window` undef… https://t.co/0H3wdQrUuI @jmsve So ~5 years ago we wrote a whole bunch of buggy and complicated code to do that, I was hoping everyone had s… https://t.co/AMnC4qAQ2hSo if I have a JavaScript project that is published as >1 modules, written in ES6 and works in the browser and node… https://t.co/jGNs5MPuMX
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6/22
2020
So if I have a JavaScript project that is published as >1 modules, written in ES6 and works in the browser and node… https://t.co/jGNs5MPuMX
6/21
2020
@dominictarr @Paul_Kinlan @slightlylate I already have the IndexedDB code written though and doing the equivalent t… https://t.co/3NHql0U9NK @acutmore Seriously I remember that happening to me, "why is nobody replying!"Best part about Slack is when it starts expiring your logins and you have to not only remember all your logins, but… https://t.co/RR3RCzmkmW @Paul_Kinlan @slightlylate @dominictarr Yeh thats what I mean, take chromes implementation of IndexedDB based on Le… https://t.co/bofbfEYbq1So its been a few years, has anyone compiled Chromes IndexedDB implementation so it can be used in Node.js yet? (cc… https://t.co/RSKUQiDtuJ
6/19
2020
Yesterday, less than 100 yards from our head office in Glasgow, a group of racist thugs attacked a peaceful protest… https://t.co/2Y3POUTlq1
Retweeted by Dale Harvey @Standard8 Awesome added, yeh I have found the hardest part of peoples first contributions is finding an appropriat… https://t.co/L9hKtOyThg
6/18
2020
@Standard8 Did you just call thunderbird a bug? :) @evertp @mike_conley Awesome thanks, will add to the list and mention there is more available :)Hey, if you maintain an JavaScript based Open Source project and would like to encourage new contributors can you s… https://t.co/ipPwyOUm9s @bellacaledonia Got a few photos up @ https://t.co/jyj5ZbhmYzSome photos from the @no_evictions demo campaigning for improvements to the dire conditions asylum seekers are bein… https://t.co/D1Dr9sawcxRight now in Glasgow #RefugeesWelcome @no_evictions #noracism #facistsnotwelcome #endthehostileenvironmenthttps://t.co/03np6H8JGc
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6/17
2020
After trying to fill in a form on the page far too many times, I am very curious why @Runkeeper decided to put "win… https://t.co/EgPIZwdh1J
6/15
2020
Found an abandoned Catholic Seminary yesterday - "Moan the Romans" - https://t.co/NJDEKyoeRP https://t.co/BTGY2SFNfD @rosscolquhoun Was Lady Colquhoun a relation? Yeh I got in touch with a kayak hire company as soon as I heard about… https://t.co/R4Rm1UeDma
6/14
2020
@janl Seriously cant believe its the first time I have heard it, no regular boats either, have to kayak or hire a tour thereDid you know there is an island in the middle of Loch Lomond that has wild Wallabies? https://t.co/nbbus0QidO
6/13
2020
@gabrielesvelto @GoogleStore Heh trying for a repair at the moment but if that doesnt work out I might just hit you up, cheersI remember seeing this statue as a funny meme on the internet, then one day I was wandering around Oslo and it just… https://t.co/eDEuvHXfaO
6/12
2020
Been getting the Nexus / Pixels since they were released and always been pretty happy with them, the Pixel 4 is a g… https://t.co/uCzcdqh6CFIn case you were looking around for a new phone, I have now had 3(!) Google Pixel 3's with broken cameras and a Pix… https://t.co/xZRNcVWift
6/10
2020
@DaniGatunes Well described issues are definitely one of the keys, I remember @gr2m did some work on this before, a… https://t.co/jbPMKw1vkzWhat are the best good first patch / mentored bug programs for introducing people to contributing to OSS these days… https://t.co/R2WExdG4B6 @sky_traffic haha I never knew that, I always thought the expression was a bit comicalThis status was erected to memorialise the Boer war where British + Dutch colonisers fought over control of South A… https://t.co/cEmVnEt82M
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6/9
2020
Directly across from it is this status of Thomas Carlyle, the author of "Occasional Discourse on the Negro Question… https://t.co/gKRG02J6Zo @yassinm_tw @Paul_Kinlan @threejs_org Nah have long been looking for an excuse to play with @threejs_org but is som… https://t.co/SLgalHBdiRThis status was erected to memorialise the Boer war where British + Dutch colonisers fought over control of South A… https://t.co/cEmVnEt82M @owencm @Paul_Kinlan Friend is less interested in code, I would definitely be vanilla, but initial though would be… https://t.co/TlbtHzbE9K @fidgetwidget @janl Cheers that looks nice @wreid287 @traz_mac Its easy to get wrong, I mean I walk past that thing every day and never knew about it till thi… https://t.co/SDGcwKgwYW @wreid287 Yup I'm fine they didnt do anything, just let them be, not the friendliest public servants around though @wreid287 @traz_mac Not sure its them that needs the history books, that memorialises the Boer war, the one where w… https://t.co/3iiYMnyuD9Also worth mentioning for everyone talking about how "disgraceful" it is to vandilise a war memorial, that memorial… https://t.co/5ZcOyVK7jhThe dude on the left is so committed to defending the law and order that the police stand for that he threatened to… https://t.co/PpC97K3boEAsking for a friend, if you were going to make a web game type thing with some zooming and drag and drop interactio… https://t.co/pB3roKuZIn
6/8
2020
I reckon there are a lot of Britons who have learned more about the British slave trade since Edward Colston’s stat… https://t.co/w9sOHwvh42
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6/7
2020
Ok... where do we start? This is a university that has an annual "Africa" themed ball called Bongo Ball where the r… https://t.co/BZo1gQ9RkR
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6/5
2020
Allowing the browser was a mistake. https://t.co/FAq6WiCaSgSo why in the fuck is Facebook autoplaying videos of Ben Shapiro "destroying liberals" and Candace Owens talking ab… https://t.co/tIUVK5JzaW
6/4
2020
Never realised there was a cafe based on a Limmy sketch in Yoker https://t.co/rIxoQDHwyE
5/30
2020
Check out Daft Punk's new single "Get Lucky" if you get the chance. Sound of the summer.
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5/29
2020
Its been like 2 months since Firefox released that Bitch to Boss extention (https://t.co/jt9ds8kka6) and the Englis… https://t.co/0tjYax4c9H @gr2m @HenrikJoreteg If you want a @pouchdb one :P https://t.co/9Fxpy8oI7J - This one is super basic but I found fi… https://t.co/sIvvish3DH
5/27
2020
@JAStewart Deno just makes the stdlib async right? I mean just make everything async, no need for async or await ke… https://t.co/pLqWrVoKKFWhat if ... we just made all functions async @gordonguthrie @loganjimt1 @hveldstra Did you see twitter lets you follow topics now? (cries) https://t.co/30Ix0LMyLk
5/26
2020
@dhothersall Also apparently made up - https://t.co/5EjtdBDqHp
5/25
2020
30,000 BOXES SOLD! 📦 We are blown away by every single on of you, thank you! Please keep sharing, tagging us and s… https://t.co/JrhK3kzmUL
Retweeted by Dale Harvey @JacobEthanWhite Cheers, I am pretty happy with it for my first shot at something as complicated, going to cut it d… https://t.co/X7EztaL9hEHands up if you built a large bed for your very small child by gluing wood together then realising it doesnt fit th… https://t.co/krzaZMvDsp
5/23
2020
Check out Daft Punk's new single "Get Lucky" if you get the chance. Sound of the summer.
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5/22
2020
@agcolom Cheers yeh seen a few recommendations for P30, seems like people like it
5/21
2020
@376b78fc7223 Since my Pixel died I am rocking my Orange Firefox OS engraved z3c :) always liked the hardware altho… https://t.co/pVkYS1EKtn @gabrielesvelto Yeh fairphone was first one that came to mind, only having reservations because wireless charging +… https://t.co/sEZgnnsqcjThe economics of phones suck, the one time I bought the very expensive insurance my phone died the week after it ex… https://t.co/1jIJkkqsAC
5/20
2020
@madebygoogle Its a Pixel 4 bought from the google store in November, in really good condition, no exterior damage… https://t.co/GwHg09fayTSo to be clear @googlestore, because the phone (bought in November) in my pocket got damp when I was outside and it… https://t.co/O3hTHCvMdg
5/18
2020

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