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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
what is it but groupware that gets people laid? maybe if someone has listened to jwz, we have an open source facebook!
Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software
Posted Nov 9, 2012 11:14 UTC (Fri) by k3ninho (subscriber, #50375)
JWZ is a legend in my eyes - but his rants need to be updated for contemporary times. In particular 'all software projects grow until the point that they can read mail' is outdated because port 80 and some byzantine web api* is a whole extra challenge for the app developer over port 21 and smtp. Perhaps the oncoming flash of The Singularity also raises the bar for stupid software development decisions.
*: honours students may attempt port 443 and an insecure SSL implementation.
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