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I just posted Coverage.py v3.5.2 beta 1. This release of the foremost code coverage tool for Python includes a number of small fixes:
The full details, including links to the tickets that were closed, are in the coverage.py beta change history.
Please give this a try, and let me know of any problems. Given the nature of the changes, I should be upgrading it to "released" within the week.
Once upon a time, Jamie Zawinski said,
BTW: Jeffrey Friedl dug into the history and found that someone said it about awk before jwz said it about regular expressions!
I seem to have developed a fascination for new variants of this joke, especially where the concept being referenced is important to the structure of the joke. For example, last June I said,
The other day I contributed,
It seems that Eiríkr Åsheim earlier had a similar one,
Making fun of Java is easy. Chris Lonnen said,
Floating point can be surprising. Tom Scott quipped,
Finally, this is not a technical joke, but is too true to leave out. Tom Dale said (and then deleted?),
Brendan Berg has a list of others if you want more...
Last night I did a half-hour presentation about Python Iteration, starting with the basics, and touching on generators and why they are wonderful. This was part of a night of Foundational Topics at Boston Python.
I'm not sure I got the level of the material right, I think there were people there who wanted to learn more, but this went too fast, or over their heads. It's hard because there's no way to make it right for everyone.
Since writing Pragmatic Unicode, or, How do I stop the pain?, I've collected a handful of Unicode-related stuff: