· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · October
· · · · 17 (2 entries)

Pattern? · I can’t help but no­tice that two re­al­ly im­por­tant new pieces of de­vel­op­er in­fras­truc­ture in­side Sun have some­thing in com­mon. OpenJDK and lots of oth­er pieces of the ecosys­tem are us­ing Mer­cu­ri­al for source-code man­age­men­t. Then there’s the new OpenSo­laris Image Pack­ag­ing Sys­tem (think ap­t). The thing is, they’re both in Python.
Pattern? · I can’t help but no­tice that, ev­ery time the sub­ject comes up in a con­ver­sa­tion with Open-Source geek­s, how much ev­ery­body seems to hate SourceForge. I’m talk­ing a se­ri­ous­ly neg­a­tive vibe. Any­one out there like them?
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