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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
Great! It feels like a big hug but it is not touchy-feely; soft but not bland. Good job!
Debian Diversity statement accepted
Posted Jun 5, 2012 5:07 UTC (Tue) by nowster (subscriber, #67)
Posted Jun 5, 2012 6:23 UTC (Tue) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
Did people start abusing newbies more then usual on Debian IRC channels or something?
Posted Jun 5, 2012 7:34 UTC (Tue) by man_ls (subscriber, #15091)
Posted Jun 5, 2012 9:54 UTC (Tue) by sebas (subscriber, #51660)
Posted Jun 5, 2012 18:48 UTC (Tue) by hmh (subscriber, #3838)
It is just that, in order to publish anything in the name of the entire project that is not of a strictly technical nature, the Debian constitution requires a GR. Otherwise, either the DPL or the press team would just have issued the very same text as a simple public statement.
The threads to come up with the final version of the text were rather civilized, simple, and moderately sized. Most disagreement was of the sort "but we already do this anyway, do we even need to issue an statement to that effect?"
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