As of today, I transferred ownership of Bleach [https://github.com/mozilla/bleach] to the Mozilla organization, and the Mozilla WebDev team, in particular Will Kahn-Greene [http://bluesock.org/~willkg/] and Jannis Leidel [https://twitter.com/jezdez/], are taking over maintenance of it. Huge thanks to Will, Jannis and Chris
Been a busy week! * Helped run down an issue with our ads on Reddit. * Updated django-multidb-router [https://github.com/jbalogh/django-multidb-router]. - Learned a little about ContextDecorator [http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/3.2.html#contextlib]and how to do that in Python 2.6. * Shipped SUMO 2.6.
This is the second half of a two-part post. Start with part 1 [https://coffeeonthekeyboard.com/the-problem-with-todaysmeet-550/]. TodaysMeet [http://todaysmeet.com/] is an interesting challenge because it has components that are absolutely real-time and should be built like a messaging system, not a CMS, and parts that aren’t real-time
Since I left Facebook [https://coffeeonthekeyboard.com/farewell-facebook-410/], I’ve been working on a little project to take its place as an aggregator, or a central hub of all me-related activity on the internet: Planetoid [http://github.com/jsocol/planetoid]. Right now, if you’ve got the patience to get
Last week: * Finished bugs 556810 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=556810] (string extraction) and 554740 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=554740] (Sphinx tests) and landed both. * Finished up work on bug 550515 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=550515] (concat and minify
At Mozilla, our web development projects are open source, publicly available, and interested in community contributions. This is one of those things that makes absolute sense when you hear it, but you may have never heard, or thought, of it before. It’s not terribly well-publicized—that’s something Mike