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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
Various notes on /usr unification
Posted Feb 28, 2012 19:32 UTC (Tue) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
Posted Feb 29, 2012 12:11 UTC (Wed) by pboddie (subscriber, #50784)
Posted Feb 29, 2012 12:21 UTC (Wed) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
From where I'm sitting, moving to "retire the term 'bikeshedding'" sounds like a request to remove the word from use. All that could be achieved thereby is to cause people to concoct a new word to express the same sentiment (see also the history of words like 'moron', 'idiot', etc). That process would, in turn, probably result in a great deal of bikeshedding and miscommunication until a new status quo was achieved... whereupon someone who has then the same motives that you do now would doubtless demand that we stop using the new word for bikeshedding.
Posted Feb 29, 2012 19:45 UTC (Wed) by jospoortvliet (subscriber, #33164)
Posted Mar 1, 2012 14:34 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Mar 1, 2012 8:45 UTC (Thu) by AndreE (subscriber, #60148)
Posted Feb 29, 2012 9:02 UTC (Wed) by marcH (subscriber, #57642)
Wow! So, bikeshedding, ad hominems and bad journalism have all vanished from the Internet? This should make the headlines!
Posted Feb 29, 2012 18:43 UTC (Wed) by jond (subscriber, #37669)
Posted Feb 29, 2012 22:56 UTC (Wed) by marcH (subscriber, #57642)
One of the easiest ways to troll: fight exaggeration with exaggeration. Sorry I fed it.
Posted Mar 1, 2012 18:12 UTC (Thu) by pboddie (subscriber, #50784)
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