links 2012-07-22

  • great points on the limitations of Planet Python, my main source of news on Python-related stuff
  • people tend to oppose radical change and then later on admit that change wasn't that bad; in this one case, an apology was even given
  • great article on how Python neither passes arguments by reference nor value
  • if anyone ever complains, "oh, now I have to fill my hard drive by having to pull all of that Mono shit", she should be read this blog post; also applies to me, a non-so-pragmattic fundamentalist dreamer
  • am working on giving a product of ours ability to speak Socket CAN, and I really appreciate its official documentation on it, which is well-written and thorough; one more reason to be grateful of the Linux kernel project