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Obfuscation [plover.com]. Pink [axis-of-aevil.net]. HTTP::Proxy [cpan.org]. YEF [yapceurope.org]. Fishnet [perl.org]. Kapow [cpan.org]. Cog's [perl.org] bitch [cpan.org]. Invitation [perl.org]. White [perl.org] Camel [perl.org]. Nuff' said.
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  Journal: Flore Louise Apolline Bruhat-Souche on 2010.08.20 17:17

Journal by BooK on 2010.08.20 17:17
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On Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 9:30, Flore Louise Apolline Bruhat-Souche was born. She weighs 3.02 kg and measures 48 cm.

Word already spread through IRC (#perlfr and #yapc mostly) and via email and telephone.

The mother is fine, the father is slightly tired and the big sister is happy.

There is one photo online.

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  Call for venue for YAPC::Europe 2010[->] on 2010.04.12 8:59 BooK

Submitted by BooK on 2010.04.12 8:59
yapc Europe
While YAPC::Europe 2010 preparations are well underway in Pisa, it is time for the YAPC::Europe Foundation (YEF) to look for suitable sites for the 2011 conference. Any dedicated group interested in hosting YAPC::Europe::2011 should send a brief statement of intent to venue@yapceurope.org. This should be followed by a complete application. The deadline for applications is June 30, 2010.

For details on how to prepare your complete application, consider the examples of previous conferences. If your proposal is selected, it will be added to the others on this page (you will have the opportunity to remove private information first). Be certain to include contact information (including telephone numbers) for at least two members of the group.

You may also direct any questions to the aforementioned email address.

A decision on the location will be publicly announced at the start of the Pisa conference.

Looking forward to your submissions,
 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
 on behalf of the YAPC::Europe Venue Committee
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  Journal: Fixing Mailman with Perl on 2010.03.24 20:07

Journal by BooK on 2010.03.24 20:07
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Mailman is useful. Mailman works. Mailman is ubiquitous. I am subscribed to over 50 mailing-lists managed by Mailman.

But Mailmand is software, and therefore hateful.

My particular Mailman hate is the nodupes parameter.

Avoid duplicate copies of messages?

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  Comment: Re:What's in a name? (Score 1) on 2010.01.06 5:26

by BooK on 2010.01.06 5:26 (#71485)
Attached to: Pink stinks
I'm certain that the answer to "why?" is far more interesting that your real name. A name is just data, whereas a story...
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  YAPC Europe Foundation financial reports published[->] on 2010.01.05 6:19 BooK

Submitted by BooK on 2010.01.05 6:19
yapc Europe
The YAPC Europe Foundation's treasurer has put all the Foundation's financial reports (from 2004 to present) online. For those not interested in the gory details of "what has YEF been doing with the money it got from donations", there's also a global picture.

This information is made public because YEF gets its funding from the Perl community, which has a right to know what's done with its money, and also in the hope that it will make the YAPC Europe Foundation's purpose clearer to everyone.
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  Journal: Pink stinks on 2010.01.04 19:35

Journal by BooK on 2010.01.04 19:35
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I still like wearing pink T-shirts, though. And not just at Perl conferences. (My love of pink basically comes from pushing a "joke" from the YAPC Europe 2002 auction way beyond its scope.)

Some very interesting reads:

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  Comment: Re:time zone? (Score 1) on 2009.12.16 8:14

by BooK on 2009.12.16 8:14 (#71393)
Attached to: git-move-dates
Even simpler: just define the GIT_AUTHOR_DATE and GIT_COMMITTER_DATE environment variables before doing your commit. Git understand several formats for those two variables.
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  Journal: git-move-dates on 2009.12.15 17:22

Journal by BooK on 2009.12.15 17:22
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As a Perl programmer and Open Source enthousiast, you probably sometimes contribute to Open Source projects. Maybe even (gasp!) during work hours. If your employer is jealous of your time, you probably do not want your commits to look like they were done during work hours (especially in tools like the GitHub Punch Card).

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  Journal: More Git gadgets on 2009.12.03 3:55

Journal by BooK on 2009.12.03 3:55
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Last week on p5p, after noticing that the new way to name version tags in perl5.git was to use v$version , I proposed to copy the old perl-$version tags to the new scheme, going back at least to 5.6.0 (which is when the Perl naming convention for version changed). I haven't done it yet for various reasons, but in order to do it, I developped a small git-copytag tool, that copies (or moves) the tag with all its annotations. Clone it from

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  Journal: git-mtime on 2009.11.23 7:41

Journal by BooK on 2009.11.23 7:41
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Ever complained that on a checkout Git did not reset the mtime of your files to the date when they were commited?

My home page is generated with Template Toolkit but a script stored in the post-receive hook. On a checkout Git only updates the files that have changed, so normally I can trust template.modtime to be correct and use it to show a Last mofidied date.

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  Comment: As expected... (Score 1) on 2009.11.22 3:21

by BooK on 2009.11.22 3:21 (#71205)
Attached to: Git fractals

...someone picked up the idea and beat me to it.

More details on:

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  Journal: Git fractals on 2009.11.19 19:43

Journal by BooK on 2009.11.19 19:43
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Last week (November 11) over dinner in Amsterdam, I talked with a colleague about Git as a tool for creating graphs. For some reason I started to think about a Sierpirński triangle, and we started trying to create such graphs with Git.

The basic shape is a triangle (in the UTF-8 drawing below, the arrows represent the parent → child relationship):

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  Comment: Re:Cool! (Score 1) on 2009.11.17 15:14

by BooK on 2009.11.17 15:14 (#71157)
Attached to: git-dot

Oops, I may have set your expectations too high...

Actually:

  • The first idea uses git but really belongs to the Acme namespace.
  • The second idea is based on the principles at work in the git object database, but will most probably not use git directly (if I ever get around to it).
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  Comment: Re:Cool! (Score 1) on 2009.11.17 3:02

by BooK on 2009.11.17 3:02 (#71148)
Attached to: git-dot

Actually, I have at least two ideas about this. ;-)

The first one will be the topic of the next entry of my use Perl journal, and the second is the basis of yet another grand application.

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  Journal: git-dot on 2009.11.12 11:50

Journal by BooK on 2009.11.12 11:50
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I'm currently experimenting with creating graphs using Git... I'm not using historical data, or even data at all (I'll soon know the SHA1 of the empty tree by heart), just nodes with %s as their label (I have yet to find a use for the rest of the metadata).

gitk is nice to look at historical information, but not so good for graphs. On the other hand, GraphViz is great for showing graphs.

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