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An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
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they allow people who are not yet part of the project to see what they are doing, including how and why something is done.
if you only do one checkin per release, then you may as well just publish tarballs, a VCS is of limited help.
This is one huge portion of the problem that is being called out.
ELC: Android and the community
Posted Apr 16, 2010 2:44 UTC (Fri) by Trelane (subscriber, #56877)
It's not quite as bad as tarballs (in the kernel, you'd have to first generate the patch) but it's not far off.
And then the other thing of there are people interested in using the tech in other places (the supercomputing thing in the article above) but are stopped by Google's foot-dragging. This is hardly ideal.
It may be the minimum required, but do you want to just have the minimum pieces of flair?
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