You can also also view the full archives of micro-posts.
I haven’t personally found any use for Dark Mode on my Mac. — The Dark Side of Dark Mode and Night Shift
Nor did I, which is why I long deactivated it on my Macbook. Yet I like dark themes for Emacs and iTerm, despite all they say about dark theme mode for text editing.
Mercurial's Journey to and Reflections on Python 3. String literals are so fucking awesome in Python.
In Python 2, a '’ string literal is a sequence of bytes. In Python 3, a '’ string literal is a sequence of Unicode code points. These are fundamentally different types. And in Mercurial's code base, most of our string types are binary by design: use of a Unicode based str for representing data is flat out wrong for our use case.
CleverCSV is a Python package for handling messy CSV files.