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Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

softwaredoug A bit silly (245 comments)

I love git as much as the next nerd However, many centrally-managed hierarchical orgs do just fine with an SVN workflow. Something distributed like git or hg feels very alien to them. Forcing them to accept a workflow that grates against how their organization works is just inneficient. Just because a lot more people work on distributed teams in very different environments than the predominant environment 10 years ago doesn't mean that this group's toolchain is best for everyone

about a month ago
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Cancer Cured By HIV

softwaredoug Not so fast (521 comments)

FTA

It is important to emphasize that there still have been only three patients. Over the past century, many attempts to harness the body’s immune system to fight cancer have shown initial success and subsequent failure.

more than 3 years ago
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Hans Reiser Guilty of First Degree Murder

softwaredoug Re:US jury system does it again (1395 comments)

Add a book on police murder investigations, then let your friends show up missing.

Its all circumstantial, I agree, but its a damn lot of circumstantial evidence. I think its completely reasonable a jury might convict on the evidence.

more than 6 years ago

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