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Latest rants:

  • 2021-05-30: On the matter of

    Or, how healthy and sane distributed organisms reject the transplantation of stupid. You’ve heard of EEE: “embrace, extend, extinguish”. Today we’re going to look at some of its lesser known variations, starting with “embrace, smother, repurpose”. This is what happened to CentOS. RedHat takes it under its wing, and all goes well for a while. More resources for CentOS, all pumped to deliver version 8 with support until the second coming.[...]

  • 2020-09-05: Increasing entropy

    Hello again, braneswalkers. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’m sorry to have kept you all deprived of large braned rantiness for such a long time. I know how absolutely crucial this is for your general well being.1 I promise more brany nastiness in the very near future, but this one rant will be shorter than usual. It’s only purpose is to draw attention to the fact that the branes are now accessible via good old RSS 2.0.[...]

  • 2018-12-23: 13brane's holidazed cavalcade of code shenanigans: the flavors of FizzBuzz - Days 17-24

    (Full source code for the entire series will be progressively published here, and the other days of the cavalcade are here: day 0, 1-8, 9-16) Welcome back to the last instalment of the cavalcade. This week we are going to do something evil. Something forbidden. Something so egregiously deranged it might cause uproar with religious leaders. Lo and behold, object oriented fizzbuzzing. Day 17 New tech lead is hired. Asks junior dev to convert the previous implementation of Fizzbuzz to OOP.[...]