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Just don’t use version numbers

This post on semantic versioning reminded me that we’re making a future in which Ubuntu 01.04 will be newer than Ubuntu 99.10. This is fine.

Blame culture

The tweet that started this post off: Candidate for the worst name of any SCM feature: “blame”. Don’t use it for that. I was recently watching a couple of conference talks (given by people working at the same company) where the presenters described using the ‘blame’ feature of their version control tool to find the […]