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27 May, 2021

Android music players

I already have accumulated four of five FOSS apps on my phone, and today I added the Vanilla music player, which seems to be the most polished. It has tag editor and meta-data plugins; though I can't get these to work properly on my phone, so far.

Links blog

My subscription to The Hindu has already yielded a couple of nice articles, which I have liberated from the paywall.

One-state solution, the way forward in Palestine - The Hindu | Non-paywall version (text)
One-state solution, the way forward in Palestine] by Israeli historian Ilan Pappe

"The whole premise of the two-state solution is wrong, providing Israel the immunity to continue its ethnic cleansing"


Indian English is a Prakrit, not a Creole, by linguist Peggy Mohan
. (non-paywall text version) |
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(Interesting reflections on many other features of modern Indian languages.)

WhatsApp moves Delhi High Court against India’s new IT Rules
https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/whatsapp-sues-govt-says-new-media-rules-mean-end-to-privacy/article34646518.ece

“Requiring messaging apps to ‘trace’ chats is the equivalent of asking us to keep a fingerprint of every single message sent on WhatsApp, which would break end-to-end encryption and fundamentally undermines people’s right to privacy,” a WhatsApp spokesperson said.

Source: https://hubzilla.vikshepa.com/item/b596bd94-1887-4f25-80b8-97010b7c8761