Archive for September, 2015

Requests for discussion

One of the exciting challenges of being an all open source company is figuring out how to get design conversations out of the lunch time discussion and the private IRC/Jabber/Slack channels and into the broader community. There are many different approaches to this, and the most obvious one is to simply use whatever is used [...]

Posted on September 16, 2015 at 12:07 pm by bmc · Permalink · One Comment
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Software: Immaculate, fetid and grimy

Once, long ago, there was an engineer who broke the operating system particularly badly. Now, if you’ve implemented important software for any serious length of time, you’ve seriously screwed up at least once — but this was notable for a few reasons. First, the change that the engineer committed was egregiously broken: the machine that [...]

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 4:42 pm by bmc · Permalink · One Comment
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