I'm so in automode today that I just approved a PR from Dependabot on a personal project...

Kinda sad that Django still uses Google Groups for their official maillists...

Tomorrow is Wednesday and I can already relate to that Tintin comic that goes every Wednesday...

Why every external service decided to crap itself on the day of RustConf?

People who use Go generally don't care about the tedious error handling or lack of generics or whatnot; people who do care about those things generally don't use Go.


Today we have a major stress due something I said before:

When your business depends on a third party, the third party owns your business.

Someone who put the poop emoji in their name on Telegram asking for directions to learn Python.

I totally respect Martin Fowler, but I also believe he designed his blog to be really hard to read something on purpose.

Also, there was a comment

OpenSource politics is sometimes the worst.

Dude have never seen what corporate politics are like, apparently.

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Those are not even the greatest problem with a single supporter.

Let's take the early days of go: Community asking for a proper dependency management and nothing coming from the authors. Why? 'Cause Google uses a monorepo with everything they need, including external repos. Why would you need dependency management when everything you need is right there.

The community started to get ballistic till G lang management decided to finally listen to the community and worked on a solution.

So far things are going dandy with management and community, but what if G needs something that's not something the community wants?

Sure, that could happen with more than one supporter too, but it is damn hard to steer things in a direction when you have resistance. So you have to play nice and not screw things for others to move forward.

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For example, Steve Klabnik thread (on Birdsite) about Amazon involvement in Rust appeared in HN: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

One commenter asked why everybody was nervous with Mozilla being the single supporter of the language, and someone else mentioned "drop project, stop funding, etc".

That's not the only issue with a single supporter company.

Sometimes I think about creating a HN account just to point something.

But then I remember it is HN and steer away from it.

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