A Git saga or what I learned from a missed commit

November 16, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]


Start the Git journey with:

man gittutorial
man gittutorial-2
man gitcore-tutorial
man gitworkflows

The issue

It all started with a comment in one of my Pelican PRs. In that commit I converted the contents from reStructuredText tables into .. data:: sections similar to Python Built-in Constants page.

As a …

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Why I'm hacking on Pelican

October 25, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]

Pelican is the software I use to publish this blog. But Pelican is more than that if you are just starting in Python or contributing to an open source project. So what makes Pelican a good learning tool? Let's see:


If you thought that a blogging software, especially one …

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Mouseless upload to pastebin

October 19, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]

The tools

fpaste can be enhanced when paired with other keyboard based tools such as:


Paste a diff and save the URL into the clipboard selection (Ctrl-V):

$ diff -Naur fabfile.py ~/temp/pelican-upstream/fabfile.py \
   | fpaste -l diff --raw | xsel -ib

Select the text using the mouse …

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October 6, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı] / Updated: November 11, 2016

A list of motd entries to light up my day for when I end up in some obscure places in the Universe.

Ian Pilcher arequipeno(a)gmail.com
-------- "I grew up before Mark Zuckerberg invented friendship" --------

Rob Curtis          lunchbox@shaftnet.org
The early bird may get the worm, but …
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