Ansible has started loudly deprecating the "with_items" construct in favour of the new "loop" construct. The old one is slatede to be removed.
Woe be anyone who needs to run ansible-playbook on both old distros and new, and needs to have the same playbooks work on both.
At least it looks like a long deprecation period, but this kind of thing makes me wonder if I should look at some other tool instead.
On the affects of shit-talking projects people work on Show more
@liw I toy with the idea of gamification. Fix one bug and you are allowed one reply. If we are lucky, people cool down while fixing the bugs in between replies. If we are not lucky, at least bugs get fixed!
Karl Popper's "Paradox of Intolerance" is fascinatingly subtle and nuanced. Not as simplistic as many make it out to be.
So close!! If you like our vision of community-driven, fantastically diverse and always principled free software, then we hope you'll support us by making a financial donation to help us keep doing the work to make that vision a reality. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/dec/28/nicerthings/
When looking at a project with a long history, it isn't really useful to have references to tickets in a ticketing system that has been superseded and there's no redirection from old ticket URLs to new ones.
Making that happen could easily be a big and boring undertaking, of course, so I understand why it's not usually done.
When designing a user interface, imagine some old woman using it, say Margaret Hamilton, and she's clicking your app's buttons and saying to you, as old people do,
"Young whippersnapper, when I was your age, I sent 24 people to the ACTUAL MOON with my software in 4K of RAM and here I am clicking your button and it takes ten seconds to load a 50 megabyte video ad and then it crashes
I'm not even ANGRY with you, I'm just disappointed."
Algorithms, Jeff Erickson's open-licensed algorithms text, is finally more-or-less complete and available in prepublication form at http://algorithms.wtf/ (via https://3dpancakes.typepad.com/ernie/2018/12/steal-this-book-1.html)
Happy new year - and please don't roll your eyes about "Political Correct" approaches if you want my respect: http://rhonda.deb.at/blog/debian/political-correct-communication.html #blog
Radiating opinions and facts into the aether and the intertubewebs. Hoping it doesn't respond much.
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