Glad to see that the documentation of how to use git with svn is finally becoming much more complete. If you haven’t seen the crash course, take a look: http://git.or.cz/course/svn.html
Recently, on the Bazaar mailing list, a question came up as to whether
rebase would be added to the core. My gut reaction was to say “that’s a bad idea” (not that I have any real say on the matter). However, Stephen J Turnbull started chiming in with a few things to help stop the spread of FUD around rebase. In particular, this message sparked my interest.
I’m having a great time here at PyCon. Lots of good information all over the place, which is awesome. Add to it the friendliness of everyone, and you really have one of the best conferences ever.
I attended a talk on Class Decorators (PEP 3129), this past Saturday and was very surprised. First, I don’t remember hearing anything about it. Secondly, it had never occurred to me to use decorators to initialize a class–even without the syntactic sugar that is offered by 2.6. Having done a couple of things with metaclasses, I have to say that class decorators are a much better answer.
I know there’s a setting in Labs to allow you to switch to a fixed-width font… but that requires me to go and do it. Here’s a tip from Leo Soto that helps render the message as fixed width if you run Firefox: http://blog.leosoto.com/2009/03/fixed-width-font-on-gmail-again.html