god I love The Register's headline writers https://www.theregister.com/2021/10/23/software_freedom_conservancy_mastodon/
Interested in studying collaborative production in free culture and/or free/open source software? I'm recruiting PhD students to join me at the University of Washington and in my research collective @communitydata. Don't hesitate to reach out if you're curious or if you have any questions.
This week I published the upstream ontologist, a project that gathers metadata from FOSS projects across a wide variety of ecosystems. https://www.jelmer.uk/upstream-ontologist.html
@hansw freemo is right - I think for what people generally do, Python's approach is reasonable. It doesn't really work if you need hard guarantees about the performance of the data structures.
We're hiring a #postdoc to work with @swheritage, @Inria and @MSFTResearch on large-scale #reproducibility in software engineering.
Full details and application instructions at: https://www.softwareheritage.org/2020/07/17/paris-based-postdoc-on-large-scale-reproducibility-in-software-engineering/
@firstname.lastname@example.org @debian No pre-built template that I'm aware of, and I've considered creating one - but whenever I need to create a backport I always just do the one-off instead, since it's usually urgent.