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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
More like gauging out your other perfectly good "blue" eye because it has a pigmentation fault.
OpenStreetMap bot removes waypoints after licensing change (The H)
Posted Jul 29, 2012 15:28 UTC (Sun) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
Thing is, the whole sticking-your-fingers-in-your-ears-and-screaming-"the-license-is-ok-as-it-is-the-license-is-ok-as-it-is" approach doesn't tend to work in court.
Posted Jul 29, 2012 19:43 UTC (Sun) by macc (subscriber, #510)
Destructively removing voluntary work is the worst thing
a project like this can selfafflict unto itself.
Compare to the DE wikipedia relevance nazis.
( people that have a live just don't add/edit anymore )
This will cost dearly, imho.
Posted Jul 30, 2012 9:03 UTC (Mon) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
By this logic we shouldn't remove contributions where people have blatantly traced from google aerial view.
Posted Jul 30, 2012 9:58 UTC (Mon) by macc (subscriber, #510)
Posted Jul 31, 2012 8:52 UTC (Tue) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
cf. "can selfafflict unto itself".
Posted Jul 31, 2012 20:59 UTC (Tue) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
Oh and no, I'm not really interested in discussion. There have been 5 years of discussion. I've been there since day one. I have heard an awful lot of nonsense in those 5 years, and a lot of people seem to just want to discuss things into the sunset.
Posted Jul 29, 2012 21:37 UTC (Sun) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
Posted Aug 2, 2012 22:14 UTC (Thu) by ElCapitano (guest, #86078)
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