for more details check out the great paper presentation video by Antoine Pietri at: youtube.com/watch?v=kmFWqvpZ-8 and the full paper here: hal.inria.fr/hal-02527811

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Highlight: with increasing diversity in Git hosting and practices, we should not assume that forking always happen via the "fork" button on one platform. There is much more than that and we need a global view, in the style of Software Heritage, to avoid undercounting software forks.

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In our paper « Forking without Clicking » (preprint: hal.inria.fr/hal-02527811/docu) we have compared 3 ways of determining that VCS repositories are of one another and discussed the respective methodological implications. It will be presented at at 10:30 UTC today.

we juste passed the threshold of 130 M projects archived by @swheritage: archive.softwareheritage.org/

A month ago, I offered free editorial services, with priority given to bipoc, lgbtia+, and similar marginalized people. Nobody has taken me up on it, but the offer still stands. I'm a technical writer with a thirty year career, and a ttrpg author and book editor with twenty years of publications across multiple companies. Please help me find relevance by helping you.

Algebraic data types, Python 

« But now more than ever is the time to focus on self-care instead of productivity. This is not the time to suggest, even jokingly, that this is an opportunity to churn out our best work. » nature.com/articles/d41586-020

@zeh @sir btw, we'd love to add coverage for to , if someone wants to help us programmatically listing all repos there (in an efficient, non hammer-y way)

ALRIGHT NERDS

happy #MastoMonday

today i've got somethin special for yall

a mastodon instance for folks who love to cook!!!

toomanycooks.social/

it's now offically open for signups (by approval) - please put any existing account you consider your "main" in the signup notes to help me approve!!

IMPORTANT NOTE TO OTHER ADMINS: this instance will be posting un CW'd food, please feel free to silence the instance if you don't want that on your fedi timeline!!!

love y'all!!

@AFresh1 @mherrb @stsp I have no idea either, and I don't know him. But if he is interested, we should definitely talk! 🙂

We are looking for experts of specific , formats, and development to fund in order to expand the coverage of the .

If you qualify and are interested, read on and submit an expression of interest via the form linked from this post:

softwareheritage.org/2020/05/2

My fellow italian-speaking hackers will further appreciate the name. « Lo sai chi ti printa tanto? ! » (quasi-cit.)

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oh gawd, it just occurred to me, it should be called… wait for it… "stocat"

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