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An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Nmap 5.00 released
Posted Jul 16, 2009 20:53 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
socat is amazing, but it's pretty much the Emacs of netcats.
Posted Jul 16, 2009 23:09 UTC (Thu) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
I find quite a large number of what should be very good and high quality open source projects that are just utterly and completely useless do to shitty, out of date, or non-existent documentation.
Just a rant. A side note.
Just a reminder to myself a others.. the quality of your documentation is more important then the quality of your code.
Posted Jul 17, 2009 10:35 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(I picked Emacs for a reason: it too has excellent documentation and is huge.)
Posted Jul 17, 2009 18:20 UTC (Fri) by quotemstr (subscriber, #45331)
Posted Jul 17, 2009 20:40 UTC (Fri) by dankamongmen (subscriber, #35141)
Furthermore, SOCKET-* are fully generic on the socket(2) system call (they accept three params, for a domain, protocol, and local address.
Would someone really have written socat(1) and not taken the time to include PF_UNIX?
Posted Jul 18, 2009 5:11 UTC (Sat) by speedster1 (subscriber, #8143)
>Would someone really have written socat(1) and not taken the time to include PF_UNIX?
I think you read that backwards -- the parent poster was actually applauding AF_UNIX support as a great socat feature.
Posted Jul 18, 2009 6:54 UTC (Sat) by dankamongmen (subscriber, #35141)
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