Ned Batchelder

Goodbye Freenode

13 June

For the last month or so, the IRC world has been embroiled in drama over the new ownership of Freenode. For me, it culminated yesterday when I was banned from Freenode. » more..

What’s in which Python 3.7–3.9?

17 May

This is the fourth in a series of summarizations of what’s in each release of Python. The first three were: » more..

Cherry-picking a pull request

16 May

At work, we work in GitHub pull requests that get merged to the main branch. We also have twice-yearly community release branches, and a small fraction of the main-branch changes need to be copied onto the current release branch. » more..

Shazam for fractals?

19 April

Is there any way to find the coordinates of a Mandelbrot image from the image? Even a guess as to the rough neighborhood? » more..

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Code

software I made

  • Flourish ·· a harmonograph explorer
  • coverage.py ·· for measuring Python code coverage
  • Scriv ·· for managing changelogs

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Text

words I wrote

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