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  1. Michał Herda (phoe) definitely has Histrionic Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder.
    (As I said, he needs (even more) psychiatric help IMMEDIATELY, and his profound mental illness will continue deteriorating exponentially until properly treated.)

    If any or all of this sounds in any way far-fetched to you, then this simply means that you don't know JACKSHIT about phoe. Proving all this good stuff would be relatively straightforward given everything I know (I certainly already proved it to myself), but it would still probably take several months of extremely soul-crushing work to do it to a level of quality that I would deem fit for publication.

    You'll understand that I'd much rather work on my roadmap, especially since this will automatically debunk one of his stupidest fraudulent claims. Also, his immediate or eventual reaction to my fun little post here will almost inevitably prove every single point I just made, once again hurting me, my work and by extension the Common Lisp community to the sole benefit of the Common Lisp mafia, of which he is effectively the spokesperson. (Did I mention that sociopaths regularly manipulate mentally ill people into doing their bidding?)

    I am once again destroying my already nearly non-existent funding prospects in the interest of ethical disclosure and for the benefit of the nearly dead, broken almost beyond repair Common Lisp community, and according to historical trends, it is almost entirely guaranteed that I alone will pay the price, with zero or nearly zero support from the community. This is getting old, guys.

    Why is it that the one guy who has been consistently telling the truth with nearly zero opposition for YEARS is somehow perceived and/or represented as having no credibility, while some random demagogue just has to post a bunch of stupid scams to immediately be hailed as a hero? I'll tell you why, it's because in a sociopathic world, telling the truth is "toxic".

    When I "declare[d] phoe as being the single biggest threat to the Common Lisp community right now", this wasn't some kind of fucking joke. In any sane community, he would have been immediately laughed out of the room months ago, but of course, in our insane community, he is free to do infinite damage as long as it serves the interests of the tiny self-serving corrupt elite. And now, the situation is so fucking desperate that I am ethically required to explain this entire stupid fucking situation here (past 3 fucking AM), thereby feeding his stupid fucking narcissistic supply.

    Let's fix the Common Lisp community, bitches! Grow a fucking spine, I'm tired of hauling shit...

    edit: Here is more context.

    edit, 24 march 2021 at 10:20AM:
    Phoe posted his first reasonable response in 3+ months, which is extremely surprising.

    edit, 27 march 2021: Phoe already resumed posting yet more stupid fucking scams, which is extremely unsurprising. By the way, I poured thousands of dollars into the Common Lisp community, and I could and would have poured thousands more if he hadn't scammed away all my prospective sponsors. But let's lose our shit over a few dozen dollars, eh?

    edit, same day: I slightly updated the first line of this post, which was frighteningly accurate.
    At this time, I can confirm that phoe is a low-functioning malignant narcissistic sociopath.

    I had warned since the very first version of this post that his immediate or eventual reaction to my fun little post here will almost inevitably prove every single point I just made, and this has indeed already come to pass, and will get ever more confirmed at an ever accelerating pace over time.

    I have been unable to keep track of phoe's countless stupid fucking scams for a while now, but I'll state that I obviously never bought traffic for any of my sites (duh), and he just retweeted a guy that falsely claimed that I spit on Fukamachi's reputation while knowing full well that I have been giving him a big endorsement since 2 march 2021, just below.

    Phoe is incentivized to produce ever stupider scams to flaunt his invincibility, since he knows I don't have enough firepower to stop him alone and it is virtually guaranteed that I won't get any help whatsoever. Phoe is relentlessly demonstrating, through his actions, that the Common Lisp community is as broken as I have always said, or perhaps even more, and the very sociopathic framework that I have been extensively denouncing for years is the very cornerstone of his rise.

    edit, 10 april 2021:
    It is trivial to debunk the grotesquely stupid notion that I bought traffic for my website, and it is nearly guaranteed phoe will not retract his stupid fucking scam in light of this information:

    From 12 august 2020 to 8 october 2020, I released a whopping 7 new fully documented libraries in quick succession over the span of less than 2 months, the most important of which is compatible-metaclasses, which was extremely hard to write and completely solves an important problem very simply. These 7 consecutive new library releases alone brought in a FUCKTON of LEGITIMATE traffic to HexstreamSoft:

    (Complementary proof: B. (1 2 3 4 5 6 7) D. (1 2 3 4 5 6 7) E. (1 2 3 4 5 6 7) F. (1 2 3 4 5 6 7))

    Additionally, to help further propel the site upwards, I milked the resulting entirely legitimate continuous increase in Alexa stats (and associated absolutely insane engagement metrics) to high heaven, concurrently becoming the #1 Common Lisp site on Alexa and even getting a mention from Peter Seibel (8000+ followers). I also made a nice post on LinkedIn (a high engagement platform where I was already surprisingly well-connected) which was moderately successful, with 7 reactions and almost 400 views. I also announced a big update to my biggest article ever, and place-modifiers (one of my very conceptually interesting libraries, update pending) got featured on Lisp Project of the Day; this was automatically forwarded to Planet Lisp and Alexander Artemenko promoted my library on his twitter (currently 1340 followers) as part of the feature.

    Needless to say, all these interested visitors discovered the other tons of relevant content on the site, which easily explains the absolutely insane engagement metrics sustained over several months.

    So, all of this easily and comprehensively explains the big legitimate surge in Alexa rank.
    Oh, but what about the big subsequent decline? Fortunately, that's even easier to explain:

    After my 7th consecutive library release, it was high time I started preparing for the fundraiser, as I had about a month left before 10 november 2020, which was the projected launch date for the fundraiser since my GitHub Sponsors doubler was set to expire on 11 december 2020. So I worked on the many aspects of that (so no new library releases), and then phoe completely broke my momentum with his barrage of stupid fucking scams (even locking me out of my twitter for calling out his doxing, thereby preventing me from advertising my new library releases to my followers), else I would just have continued pumping out important libraries like canonicalized-initargs, and they would have been fully documented.

    The hare is pretty far ahead, but the tortoise will win before 1 january 2022.

  2. Finally released definitions-systems 2.0! It's been a long time coming! (Well, like everything else...)
    This is my most important library update ever, to what was already my most important library!

    Also released canonicalized-initargs 2.0, which removes a non-trivial limitation:
    canon-initargs:standard-class is now fully metaclass-compatible with cl:standard-class!

    Also released enhanced-defclass 2.1.

    After a surprisingly long and torturous path, I can finally resume work on lispy-format 1.0!

    Last but not least, here is an outline of how to fix the Common Lisp community. You are welcome.

  3. HexstreamSoft was the #1 Common Lisp site on Alexa from October 2020 to mid-February 2021. Thank you! The site has been dropping a bit in rankings, but today we reached an almost unfathomable 30 MINUTES Daily Time on Site, so I'm not too worried.

    I am continuing to work on my exciting roadmap, and expect to get back to #1 by the end of the year. Quality work takes A LOT of time, and I am hoping to attract enough sponsorships that I can just continue working on my subtly but very important projects without having to divert tons of energy elsewhere due to financial concerns, as I am FINALLY getting to the really interesting stuff.

    edit, 5 march 2021: Daily Time on Site is now 35 MINUTES with a 24.4% Bounce Rate,
    which is BATSHIT FUCKING CRAZY!! 😂

    edit, 6 march 2021: Daily Time on Site is now 40 MINUTES with a 22.5% Bounce Rate!!

  4. I am potentially available for hire, if you are interested in my skillset.
    Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

    Of course, I'd rather have enough sponsorships that I can just work on my roadmap, but prolonged lack of money is a serious mental health issue, and thus in turn a serious productivity issue.

  5. I added color codes to my libraries indicating whether they have been updated to my modern standards, have a major update pending or are mostly deprecated.

    I'm planning to complete most of my near roadmap in the next 6 months.
    As always, the best way to help me with this is sponsoring me. Thank you.

  6. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported
    the Common Lisp Revival 2020 Fundraiser!!!

    Unfortunately, the fundraiser was a financial failure, probably mostly due to starting very late, with 12 days remaining instead of 1 month. My bad! I made a "whopping" 2 x 130$ USD (260$ USD ≈ 333$ CAD) during the fundraiser (on top of the 2 x 1257$ headstart from Black Brane Systems), which is actually crucial help at the moment. (A far cry from the around 10000$ CAD I had hoped to make, but ah well!)

    I'm very hopeful about my post-fundraiser prospects, mostly thanks to this EPIC THREAD!

  7. I massively improved usability for my Notes and tips: Standard Common Lisp symbols article, most notably by making symbol links point directly to the CLHS instead of the huge table, which is now on a separate page. This is still my biggest Common Lisp project to this day!

    I also greatly expanded the Thin wrappers page, which now gives some simple examples of using each thin wrapper and the equivalent long form. It's especially useful for newbies, but most people will probably find a few equivalences they didn't know about.

    (Also tweeted.)

  8. HexstreamSoft is now truly officially the #1 top ranked Common Lisp site!

    The site has been trending upwards for 20+ 30+ 40+ 60+ 70+ 80+ consecutive days! (With 1 2 trivial exceptions.)

    edit: What a day! The new Quicklisp dist has coincidentally been released, and includes my 6 (!) new libraries: compatible-metaclasses, object-class, class-options, enhanced-find-class, evaled-when and simple-guess. This brings my grand total to 30! Special thanks to Xach!

    edit 2: Also see the accompanying post on LinkedIn for a nice summary.

    edit, 9 october 2020: Now 30+ consecutive days!

    edit, 16 october 2020: Now 40 consecutive days from September 4 to October 14, but I think it's over now. ;) What a streak! I'm working on super exciting stuff, I'm hoping to get into the top 100k by the end of the year.

    edit, 5 november 2020: Now 60 CONSECUTIVE DAYS from September 4 to November 4!!!
    (With 2 trivial exceptions.) I had stopped counting... And "Daily Time On Site" is 26 MINUTES... This is BATSHIT INSANE!! 😂

    edit, 16 november 2020: Now 70+ CONSECUTIVE DAYS!

    edit, 25 november 2020: Now 80+ CONSECUTIVE DAYS!

  9. Released compatible-metaclasses 1.0.

    Despite the resulting simplicity, this is one of the hardest things I have ever written in my 15+ years programming career. Features a metametaclass!