Archive: 2007-05-19

  • Spooky action at a distance in Ruby

    I spent some time on Friday trying to get to the bottom of a particularly strange effect in Ruby. Changing completely unrelated lines of code elsewhere in the project would change the behaviour of YAML and cause a test to fail.

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  • Free the Windsors!

    There’s something inherently absurd about the idea of hereditary rulers, but in a world where millions of people still believe in flying zombies it’s certainly not the most peculiar of the beliefs out there.

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