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I see many haskell-* packages whenever I do pacman -Syu. Found culprit with pactree -r.

$ pacman -Qn | wc -l

$ pacman -Qn | grep "haskell-.*" | wc -l

$ sudo pacman -Rns --noconfirm pandoc

$ pacman -Qn | grep "haskell-.*" | wc -l

@revathskumar firefox was always about the extensions. Free software and stuff was bonus.

Howdy, fellow #Debian Developer mentors. I am suddenly in the position of helping an enthusiastic newcomer learn all about maintaining a Debian package.

What can I read, to help me not make so many mistakes nurturing their precious enthusiasm and teaching them well, as they struggle through the mass of learning and experimenting and critique of work?

This round of #Outreachy internships started and Israel Galadima' blog post. I'm a mentor this round too, along with @akshay for improving #yarn and #debian integration. #nodejs

Michael is also working on the same project with Israel.

This will allow yarn to consider apt installed node modules to satisfy dependencies when matching versions are available. Rubygems and bundler do this already for ruby dependencies.

Updated my PR on with Robert Guthrie's help.

This is to show the existing profile picture as an option when changing profile picture.

@revathskumar you'll think you can beat them by using their 2 factor app. But that'll take you 11 SMS OTPs first

@arunmathaisk neat algorithm that one is. "For q in questions: print what Leslie Lamport would say about q"


@akshay "People confuse programming with coding. Coding is to programming what typing is to writing."
— Leslie Lamport

It's so funny when you search "person programming" you see images of people looking at computer screen with their fingers on keyboard.

Whereas programming is all about people looking into empty spaces and thinking.

@praveen so it is the "race" that I equate with compromise of values. Gaining power without playing the power race is fine, I guess.

Question to you: if GitHub invites you to talk about open source in India to speak in a panel after someone has spoken about how great aadhaar is, how do you approach?

It perplexes me why people think that it is by winning the power race that they're gonna dismantle the power hierarchy.

How can you gain devops experience of you're not already employed at an organization that has devops work?

Volunteer for maintenance of services at

I had to learn everything about docker-compose for

Learning Ruby on Rails was a welcome side effect.

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