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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Its plugin updater seems generally insecure; plugins are downloaded from a third-party website, without encryption or validation. (There is a pleasant warning that "Plugins can contain a virus/malware.")
As LWN previously noted, Calibre phones home with a UUID on startup.
http://lwn.net/Articles/456504/ (disabled in Debian/Ubuntu)
Wouldn't touch this with a barge pole.
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