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By fluffy (Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 02:00:30 PM EST) (all tags)
One of my coworkers gets this little tiny twitch right by his mouth when he's getting frustrated.  I seem to be pretty good at making him twitch, usually by not understanding something dumb and trivial (like how certain open source applications are so self-important that they have Linux kernel-like version numbering schemes which have no bearing on actual reality, e.g. version 2.4.1 isn't actually that much newer than version 2.2.3).

Now if I can get his whole face to twitch, that'd be something.

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Whichever way you go with it. by muchagecko (4.00 / 1) #1 Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 09:37:04 PM EST
Helping others find pleasure/pain is a fun pastime.

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Ob:SaulTigh by ammoniacal (4.00 / 1) #2 Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 09:58:27 PM EST

"To this day that was the most bullshit caesar salad I have every experienced..." - triggerfinger

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the codebases i work on by aphrael (2.00 / 0) #3 Sat May 10, 2008 at 08:22:11 AM EST
have a similar numbering scheme.

for example: one of the products i work on just branched off of the mainline code base. it's mainline codebase number is 2.2.66, so every version of the branch will be some version of 2.2.66 (this could easily get to, although i hope not).

meanwhile, the mainline will continue, so the other products i work on will have numbers like 2.2.67, 2.2.68, etc.

it may be that is released after 2.2.69.

meanwhile, we also have work going on the 2.1 codebase and the 2.3 codebase, so 2.3.20 is released before 2.2.66, for example.
If television is a babysitter, the internet is a drunk librarian who won't shut up.

Well, this was in reference to Pidgin by fluffy (2.00 / 0) #4 Sat May 10, 2008 at 08:39:48 AM EST
A mature, stable IM client which doesn't really have that much work happening on it, especially not with parallel version forks.
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