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User-respecting websites Anonymous 07/01/2020 (Wed) 14:17:12 No. 546 [Reply] [Last]
Are there any notable websites left that would respect the user's right even to some degree? My criteria are quite simple: 1. The website must not require javascript to work properly. It's fine to have extra functionality that requires javascript, but the main purpose of the site should be implemented without requiring javascript. 2. The website must allow Tor users and other proxy users. 3. The website must not require the user to give his name, address, phone number or any other identifying detail. In other words, the website must allow pseudo-anonymity. I can think of very few such websites: 1. cock.li allows you to create e-mail addresses, although the webmail doesn't work, but you can use your own e-mail client instead. 2. Some smaller imageboards work. 3. Search engines like duckduckgo and sometimes Startpage work. Although Startpage has been more frustrating lately. A lot of forums require registration, which is not new, but nowadays they require the user to pass google recaptcha v3, which does not work at all without javascript, and even with javascript it often just gives a never-ending list of traffic lights. invidio.us works without javascript, but the comment section doesn't really work, and you obviously cannot upload videos that way. Bitchute allows you to watch videos if you already have the channel URL and do some RMB+Q magic, but the main page is practically unusable without javascript, and registration requires recaptcha v3. None of the social media sites fit the criteria, obviously.
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>>1785 >What is VMs >What is Containers >What is Docker I'm dumbfounded by retardation.
>>1807 Hey loser flash news no one respects your "fREEdumb" other than you.
Hi , I’d like to thank you for this your article on online anonymity here: https://redchannit.net/t/res/546.html News of increasing cyber-attacks, identity theft, lack of privacy and online security got me doing some research on whether or not it is possible to be 100% anonymous online. I’d like to share with you this very in depth and non-technical article / guide I came across that does a great job of explaining the differences between anonymity and privacy as well as provide very useful insight on ways to protect your privacy online as well as remain anonymous. You can find the article here: https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/can-anyone-be-truly-anonymous-online/ I hope you will find value in sharing it with your readers. Best, Shelly

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Alternatives to ffserver (streaming/broadcasting server in general) Anonymous 05/07/2021 (Fri) 08:42:02 No. 3983 [Reply]
ffserver lost support in 2018 and I want a streaming server solution. mkvserver_mk2 is recommended here: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/ffserver, but it doesn't seem like it's updated frequently (I don't want meaningless updates, but general maintenance, there's issues that have been open for years that haven't been fixed) and doesn't seem like there's a lot of eyes on the code and I don't know how secure it is. There's https://github.com/ossrs/srs, but chinese who live in china maintain it. I would use this since it seems to have a lot of eyes on it and regular maintenance, but I don't know what kind of botnet PRC has implanted into the code base. The nginx-rtmp-module looks good, but the legal situation of nginx seems precarious to build something on: https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/firm-sues-f5-networks-claims-rights-to-nginx-tech-developed-by-its-employees openrtsp - eh. They don't have a repository and requires manually checking for new tarballs to extract and then compile against. Interesting though. I know you can do h264 streaming with apache, but I want more codecs that aren't over encumbered by patents depending on the way the wind blows. I'm struggling to find good open source alternatives that don't have aforementioned issues. pic is unreleated
I actually have no fucking clue. Seems this topic is heavily under appreciated as funnily enough this thread with no traffic is the top result for "alternative to ffserver" Guess no one really cares.
>>3998 That's because the average person doesn't have a streaming/broadcasting server, and if they do, they usually use OBS for it (which is actually a fine program to use, but they apparently signed the OSI's anti-Stallman letter, so as far as I'm concerned, it goes into the trash anyway). To the average streamer, there's no need for anything else but SL/OBS or Xsplit, and Restreamio if they want Twitch and YouTube money.

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what do you think about Prometeus/Ignite? Anonymous 05/03/2021 (Mon) 09:09:02 No. 3879 [Reply]
i got banned on 4chan for making a thread about this, the jannies must have thought i was paid shill or something. i dont want to post their website link cause i dont want to get banned. but this is exactly why in interested in this service. "Our mission is to return control over data back to its owners and grant freedom of expression to everyone." "To make Ignite censorship resistant, all data is stored indefinitely at BTFS/Bittorrent and can not be deleted by us." too good to be true? seems very unknown
Isn't this place run by those Phillipine Qanon schizos Jim and Fred Watkin or whatever their names are? Don't think they'll delete something like this. Here is your url: https://prometeus.io/ Them misspelling Prometheus pisses me off. >Our mission is to return control over data back to its owners this conflicts a bit with >Data Owner is the person or the company that has got some valuable data that he/she is trying to sell, monetize or share on the terms it thinks is right. This is already the case. Companies spy on you and then sell your data. Their mission is apparently to let them sell this? What then do they mean with returning control? >To make Ignite censorship resistant, all data is stored indefinitely at BTFS/Bittorrent and can not be deleted by us but >in order to fight with illicit activities we have sensitive content AI filers [sic], which will warn you about the illicit content. If they can filter what you see to show you warnings, what prevents them from hiding things from your view? You don't need to delete something to censor it, you can just hide it.

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is this a tutorial compilation for W2K3 ? Anonymous 04/28/2021 (Wed) 08:22:44 No. 3792 [Reply]
Hello, I found that, and I looking for the difference between the NTDEV compilation and that link it seem like 2 differents method for compile W2K3. https://rentry.co/s7gw3
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>>3792 feedback on my autoniggerer pls
>>3804 also how do I get rid of the stuttering on linux the terminal cleans very smooth and without stutter the windows cmd flashes everytime clear gets called
>>3807 Use \r when you print dont call clear

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Grsecurity can do as it pleases with your code. Anonymous 04/27/2021 (Tue) 23:09:30 No. 3780 [Reply]
Look, when Grsecurity decides to add additional terms between it and it's customers: that's a business decision, protected by American Business Law. Your copyright bullshit doesn't override that. Sure, if Grsecurity was operating as a charity it might have to abide by the linux kernel license and not add additional terms when distributing it's changes to the linux kernel and the compiler. But it's not. It's operating as a Business. It can add any additional terms it wants when distributing for pay to it's Customers. This is a Fundamental american freedom as confirmed by the Supreme Court. Additionally Grsecurity did it's due dilligence by having an attorney from the Patent Bar look over it's business plan and the Patent Bar attorney found no copyright problems: American Business law gives an absolute right to conduct Business with whatever customers one wants to; and to cut off any customers one wants to at anytime: INCLUDING as a forewarned penalty if an act of redistribution to non-customers occurs. It doesn't matter what linus' copyright rights are to his work, nor what his license supposidly allows. American Business Law allows Grsecurity to add whatever additional terms it wants to when working with IT'S CUSTOMERS. It has chosen to add: No redistribution, Forum is Penn. State, Law is Penn. Law, No liability if penalty for illicit redistribution is enacted. Grsecurity has the RIGHT to protect it's PROPERTY: which are the changes it has chosen to make to the Linux Kernel and the GCC compiler. It does NOT matter what linus thinks his copyright means. It doesn't mean anything. Which is WHY linus hasn't spoken up: He knows he has no legs to stand on: his copyright isn't worth trash. Same with RMS and the Free Software Foundation and their GCC compiler: Their copyright isn't worth trash. All Programmers Agree: Patches are not subject to the original copyright holders copyright. Patent Bar lawyers agree as well.
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>>3786 ># Instantly wrong.
All copyright is a meme regardless of the license. If one license isn't valid none of them are. You download my car and I'll download yours.
>>3796 Copyright is a meme if you never enforce it.

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Anonymous 03/16/2021 (Tue) 11:31:58 No. 2967 [Reply]
Why Windows sucks so much?
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>>3753 >The only thing I've noticed is it chugs RAM like a motherfucker I am convinced there is a rather serious memory leak somewhere in windows right now. Ive had an ongoing issue for several months now where the RAM usage reported by the task manager will gradually climb over the period of a few days, but the actual amount of RAM being used by all the listed processes is actually far below the total amount of RAM which is supposedly in use. At one point to check my sanity, I autistically froze the task manager update interval, got a calculator, and manually added the physical ram usage of each running process together. When I finished, there was a discrepancy of like 7 or 8 GB of ram which was supposedly in use, but which was not accounted for by any running process. I did the same thing in the details tab and on the resource monitor, and got the same result. Eventually it gets so bad that the computer starts using huge quantities of CPU time attempting to free up RAM by compressing what parts of it it can, or by putting some of it into the page file. With an SSD, the speed reduction from this isnt that bad at first, but when it gets to about 92% RAM usage it slows way down. Even if speed werent an issue, its still running 1 or 2 CPU cores at like 120% overclock at all times, leading to increased heat production, power consumption, and wear.
>>3758 >task manager tells me that the disk is at 100% usage but there are only 5 programs each reading at 100KB/sec which is clearly not anywhere near the disk capacity What is it saying the response time is? The "disk usage" metric is based on the percentage of the time the disk is active, which, for a HDD, includes time actively reading from the disk, time actively writing to the disk, time spent physically moving the reader heads from one location to another, and time spent waiting on a particular physical location on the disk containing the desired data to pass under the reader head once it is in position. If the data being retrieved is physically located all in one block on the disk, then the last two parts are less important, since it basically just moves the reader head to the specified location and continually reads the data in a single operation. But if the data is spread out over many physical locations on the disk, then it spends more and more time moving the reader head from one location to another, and less time actually reading or writing data. Also, even if the data is located in roughly the same "ring" of the disk, if it is out of order, then it has to wait for the disk to make a partial revolution before the next piece can be read. Think of it as a clock. If the first part of the data you need is at the 3:00 position, and the second piece is at the 4:00 position, then you dont have to wait long to be able to access the second piece. If it is instead at the 9:00 position, you have to wait a bit longer. If it is instead at the 2:59 position, you have to wait for almost a full rotation before you can read the rest of the data. >>TLDR: Your disk is probably very fragmented.You can fix this by using a disk defragmenter, which basically takes all the pieces of data on the drive and groups them together, so stuff that is used together is physically located close to each other on the disk. windows has this built in, but I believe the general consensus is that a tool like defraggler is either faster and/or more effective.
>>3768 This whole thing sounds retarded and on top of that if you had an SSD under a regular process launching scheme, the thing you're trying to launch wouldn't take any time at all since reads on SSDs are super fast and that's really the only thing that takes any perceivable amount time when launching a process. >>3769 >when it gets to about 92% RAM usage I noticed that there are thresholds that the windows does not like if you surpass. For win7 it was 90% and after that the OS tried to aggressively use the swap and reclaim memory however it could, completely fucking up your user experience in the process. After win7 they moved it to 80% which is ludicrous because with how much bloat came after 7 and with 20% of your memory unusable, you really need an expensive computer just to read the fucking newspaper online. >>3770 >What is it saying the response time is? I don't know, I don't think the task manager gives you that information and I didn't check anything else. I still have that computer though I don't use it anymore, I'm going to boot it up later to see how much fragmenting there's on the disk but I just think windows was just conveniently not reporting some of what it was doing.

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Forgotten Technology Anonymous 04/25/2021 (Sun) 21:37:54 No. 3736 [Reply]
I've been running around a lot of the pawn shops and antique stores over the past year, and it's amazing was past computer accessories you'll find there. <For example, found a couple of CueCats still packaged in the bag. However, a lot of these I'm completely clueless about, so I was wondering if people could post about some of the obscure "tech" they've seen come an go over the years.
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>>3736 this is not minecraft related delete this thread nigger
>>3738 Yeah, google "internet appliances". There was a period during which everyone was predicting boomers would buy gimped OLPC-style computers to surf the web & check their email.
>>3741 I remember using WebTV at the coffee shops back in 1998 or so. It was pretty lame, but better than not having anything.

==MPG: MINECRAFT PROGRAMING GENERAL== Anonymous 04/20/2021 (Tue) 21:33:49 No. 3625 [Reply]
this is a genre for MINECRAFT programing totorials and guides post your greatest sandstone computures !!! now this is programing
User was Warned for Low-Effort Thread
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>>3708 if so that would be a totally herobrine thing to use
>>3708 You can use it in Minetest, a FOSS clone of Minecraft.
>>3708 Computercraft supports Lua for scripting.

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Response to RMS Anonymous 04/09/2021 (Fri) 16:45:30 No. 3402 [Reply]
They're attacking you for two reasons: 1) To save money: To prevent another multi-million dollar settlement (FSF vs Cisco). With you gone it wont happen. They also don't want to have to "pay off" the FSF by contributing donations either (which would increase your ability to hire lawyers and sue violators (even when the outcome of the action is difficult to predict (thus no contingency))). 2) Cultural reasons: the rest of the "they" believe that you like young girls: In your heart. And they oppose any man liking girls. That is: they believe you have thoughts and they oppose any man having such thoughts. Men are mules that must work for, fight, and give their life for women, their country, etc. Not live for themselves. Not have happiness. Only toil and responsibility. You noted once that your life has been incredibly sad. Being denied the purest love would fit the bill. They hate you for what they think you believe in your mind. What they believe that they have deduced from your previous wrightings. They hate you for your thoughts they ascribe to you. For having those thoughts. For being capable of having those thoughts. We've been defending you in the various programmer and anime forums, including your previous statements. For years, and now aswell. The namecalling is going every which way and both sides hate eachother: On one side there are the old hackers, the men, and the anime-lovers, the NEETs. The beloved language is C. On the other side are the wage-workers, and the Rust programming language (C++ ... plus plus... basically: and it takes just as much memory to compile as C++ code). The fight is as hot as molten lead: and there is real true hatread.

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>>3558 thats funny as hell

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Open Source Licenses Anonymous 08/05/2020 (Wed) 18:17:15 No. 865 [Reply]
What licenses do you anons use? I use personally like BSD 3
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>>1962 Problem is I have it set up to boot to XCFE desktop and when it goes through the booting process there is no way to intercept it like I was reading. I'm launching it from a librebooted machine if that helps.
>>1972 If you need to get a terminal without logging in, see if ctrl+alt+F2 does anything. On Linux that will open a separate session; maybe it works on BSD, too. Can't you just log in as a different sudoer? Or is the only account you have root? If so, you're screwed, and this is very bad practice for a number of reasons.
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>writing proprietary software for free

Poz in Tech Anonymous 10/18/2020 (Sun) 10:22:27 No. 1631 [Reply] [Last]
General thread for discussing Codes of Conduct and other attempts to take over technology with political aims and enforce behavioral constraints. Point out languages and products that try to force politics on their users. It's become commonplace for tech startups to virtue signal, and for large open source projects to attract users who contribute little in terms of code but demand favorable treatment. Additionally, some have started including political messages in the software itself, or naming releases after issues the developer cares about. Some argue that such constraints and impositions violate the spirit of free software by requiring an agreeable political alignment between developer and user.
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>>1843 >GPL actively prevents corporations from co-opting open source and supplanting it Grsecurity would like a word with you. These licenses aren't worth shit if everyone KNOWS you will NEVER sue over them.
>>3428 There is no reason to sue random people over it as it wouldn't be worth the time, but if a big corporation infringes on the license you stand to win millions of dollars and it becomes worth it.
>>3429 >There is no reason to sue random people over it as it wouldn't be worth the time, but if a big corporation infringes on the license you stand to win millions of dollars and it becomes worth it. Grsecurity isn't a random person. They're a corporation (now) and say they're "doing well". They have govt contracts. And have done the most blatant copyright violation against linux copyright holders in history.

All AMD Processors Since Phenom II Have BadBIOS Circuitry That Leaks to the Military Anonymous 03/28/2021 (Sun) 18:09:05 No. 3215 [Reply]
Title gives my conclusion from empirical events I witnessed and inside info. PSP runs on the same circuit, but isn't the backdoor per se, which has been around for much longer. The same way AMD was able to change the crypto algorithms for the Zen chip they licensed to China, they can change how the CPU behaves at any system, even those already deployed. This can also be used to sabotage any program or computation, making BadBIOS vastly nastier than Stuxnet. American military made a grave mistake to partner with the morons of the Brazilian military, who are letting knowledge of this spread like a fire (and misusing it for petty profit and inside jobs to justify a police state). Israel, UK and France also have access, but are much more professional.
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>>3215 Router logs or it never happened
>>3215 Year of the RISC-V desktop when?
Remember when Intel made it sound like AMD was not secure because of usb controller (which they also had, with the same flaw)? Remember when flaws of intel chips became public on chips dating back a decade? Even their upcoming chips would be vulnerable! Remember when the fix came with performance loss? 1. Let's see if there is a fix. 2. If there is a fix will it come at the cost of performance. Remember when everybody and their mother recomended to buy a Ryzen? >cries in Ryzen 2700X >>3252 >RISC-V I thought ARM would be the next big architecture?

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WHAT THE HELL ARE BLOCKCHAINS?! Anonymous 03/28/2021 (Sun) 03:07:55 No. 3197 [Reply]
Call me a retard, but why does it feel like all explanations I see in regards to "blockchains" seem to make the actual explanation of them only more and more complicated? Can someone actually explain, in layman's terms, what blockchain actually are? And, more importantly, how they operate outside of just functioning as a currency?
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have fun staying poor
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If this is a cryptocurrency thread in disguise, what wallets do any of you use? Or is there any reason why I should avoid them altogether?
>>3360 >have fun staying poor You know crypto was invented to be used as a currency, not an investment right?

Archiving Discussion Anonymous 12/06/2020 (Sun) 20:54:36 No. 1940 [Reply]
Over the past couple of years I've been using my own technique to put together my own "locally stored google" of sorts. It's nothing complicated, I use the legacy add-on Session Exporter to export my tab history to an html file, and Ctrl+F them anytime I need to find something. I do this periodically while keeping Pale Moon set to remember tabs from the last session, and using FEBE to hold onto any profile underarchived while I start fresh to save memory. Lately I've been trying to use this technique to keep track of all the election related shit from thedonald.win, and I am finding it difficult to keep pace with this method alone. Between the sheer volume of links and media files, and the slowness of archive.is which forces a Jewgle capthca if you try to archive too many links at once, I am left looking for a technical solution that can address my needs. So, let's have a thread about archiving in general. Share your techniques and helpful advice.
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>he doesn't have his own locally stored google
>>2139 >I want to make a tool to give anons asap you shouldn't. they should learn on their own if they really care about archiving.
basc-archiver for 4chinz wget to download websites web.archive.org for preserving webpages

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E Readers Anonymous 07/10/2020 (Fri) 04:26:33 No. 608 [Reply] [Last]
Hello anons, I've been looking for a good ereader to replace my 3rd gen kindle and it'd be good to have a thread to discuss them in general. I've considered devices that are supported by Openinkpot, although they're limited to about 3 devices. Anyone have experience with open ink pot devices?
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>>2689 They are comfy devices, but my biggest issue with nearly all of them is the locked and restricted firmware. The SoCs are light enough to not have much backdoors when compared to other chips, but the software does not allow for any GNU/Linux nor any custom Android ROM. Even then, ARM64 is still too new and niche for developing a proper E-Ink distro. Hardware is also its own issue, as there's little to no repairability for most of them except for any old Kindles and Kobos. Maybe projects like >>693 can help with this, and there's going to be an easier version that uses a Raspberry Pi Pico (although you still need to solder). I do hope there is a free OS for E-Ink tablets, even if it won't support my ereader.
Buy one of those goose neck things that can hold you e-reader in place. Super convenient not having to hold that shit while reading. Likebook Mars masterrace reporting in. 7.8 inches, it's just a tablet you can sideload apps on, and lets you insert an SD card for more storage. It's like $220 I think. Definitely going to upgrade to a large e-reader that's at least 10 inches in the future once I get a job so I can read my chinese hentai comic books without ever having to zoom in.
>>2097 >RGB >when ink works best as CMY ... any how, here is something i posted on 4chan about two months ago(it seemed longer to me...) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ky-t00ubcU0 [Embed] E Ink shows Color, Flexible, Shelf labels, OTFT and more at SID Display Week 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF52pUyze80 [Embed] Reflective Electrowetting Display by South China Normal University at SID Display Week 2018 I-Zone near absolute peak^, it updates in 3 milliseconds and can do a million color(in my opinion it still needs a fourth layer for K/black... and perhaps(because it might not need it at all) a fifth, sixth and seventh layer for light cyan, light magenta and "light black" to make it able to do CcMmYKk(which i believe should be renamed CMYKcmk)... and its not bistable(would be lovely if it was, it should mean that you could turn it off and the image will remain without using any energy), but that is just me) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjJ2-cdhwMQ [Embed] CLEARink ePaper 2.0 at SID Display Week 2019 the manga that sometimes appears in the video is black butler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZSZbplyKKo [Embed] E Ink CEATEC 2019 booth tour, Ricoh 42" white board, Linfiny 13.3", 10.3", Ratta Supernote and more the tech presented on 20:25 onwards would be absolutely lovely to have on keyboard key caps(i think) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo7NNElEu80 [Embed] About the electrowetting display that consumes 3 Watt gimp better start working on that cmyk support (id say it be good if we had the best of both worlds, first the e-paper and in front of it quantum dot pixels so that you can use both cmyk and rgba systems(obviously the e-paper black should be at least as good as the "truer blacks" that is commonly advertised on modern displays, likely something like "Musou Black" or "Black 3.0")) and i must add some recent development i have become aware of... well recently, just right now from the simple search "eink color" on youtube

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SICP VN Project Anonymous 03/01/2021 (Mon) 19:54:28 No. 2720 [Reply]
Is anyone still interested? I wish to revive this project, and contribute to it if enough people are. I have a plan for the script ready
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There's a "How to LISP Manga" out there y'know? With working examples! But in Jap http://lambda.bugyo.tk/cdr/mwl/
>>2720 I recall a similar project from /prog/ several years ago. I think I saved his videos demoing it, but they're buried deep under the 100k+ files I have in my ~/Pictures/4chan/ directory. Engine was written in MIT-Scheme and I think he was an MIT student himself. >>2853 There does exist a Lisp VN, and that I do know the name of, https://vndb.org/v7754 I have a copy if someone would so like.

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