[CentralOH] 2016-05-27 道場 Scribbles 落書/惡文? oracle v google decimation? trolls least astonishment tuple unpacking CB UNIX hasing set dict marshmallow challenge

Brian Costlow brian.costlow at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 15:26:53 EDT 2016


The last 20 minutes of this PyCon 2016 talk are Van Lindberg of the PSF
(who is also Associate General Counsel at Rackspace) talking about legal
implications of the Oracle v. Google case.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo1UqxTnp1s&feature=youtu.be

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 6:13 PM, <jep200404 at columbus.rr.com> wrote:

> Oracle v Google
>
>     Google beats Oracle—Android makes “fair use” of Java APIs
>
> http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/05/google-wins-trial-against-oracle-as-jury-finds-android-is-fair-use/
>
>     $10bn Oracle v Google copyright jury verdict: Google wins, Java APIs
> in Android are Fair Use
>
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/26/google_wins_latest_round_in_oracle_copyright_battle/
>
>     Op-ed: Oracle attorney says Google’s court victory might kill the GPL
>
> http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/05/op-ed-oracle-attorney-says-googles-court-victory-might-kill-the-gpl/
>
>     Google's Fair Use Victory Is Good for Open Source
>
> https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/googles-fair-use-victory-good-open-source-pamela-samuelson
>
> Was this decimation[1] in the Roman sense?
>
>     After suffering a painful incident, did an organization fire
>     someone who did not cause the problem, so as to instill fear
>     amongst the survivors, and not fire the person who caused the
>     problem because the organization was too reliant on that person?
>
> How Newegg is Winning the Battle Against Patent Trolls
>
> https://www.linux.com/news/how-newegg-winning-battle-against-patent-trolls-video
>
> wp: prefix means Wikipedia
> To get good answers, consider following the advice in the links below.
> http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20090627155454/www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2000/06/14/quoting.html
>
> Compare:
>
>     wp:Principle of least astonishment
>
>     Microsoft won't back down from Windows 10 nagware 'trick'
>
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/26/microsoft_clarifies_upgrade_trick/
>
> *args in tuple unpacking
> *expressions
>
>     dojo at 4519n_high:~/i/dojo$ python3
>     Python 3.4.3 (default, Oct 14 2015, 20:33:09)
>     [GCC 4.8.4] on linux
>     Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>     >>> a = list(range(5))
>     >>> a
>     [0, 1, 2, 3, 4]
>     >>> first, *middle, last = a
>     >>> first
>     0
>     >>> middle
>     [1, 2, 3]
>     >>> last
>     4
>     >>>
>
> Cowtown was important for UNIX
> wp:CB UNIX
> wp:Bidet
> wp:Furo
>
> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parlous
>
> wp:PNC Bank
> wp:45 RPM Record
>
> hashing is magic
>
> http://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/james-prior/cohpy/blob/master/20160523/cohpy-20160523-speed-of-searching-sets-and-lists.ipynb
>
> http://pyvideo.org/video/2571/all-your-ducks-in-a-row-data-structures-in-the-s
> http://pyvideo.org/video/276/the-mighty-dictionary-55
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hash_table
>
>     most happy with: generator expression for most common words
>         line 39 (and lines 39-49) of
>
> https://github.com/cohpy/challenge-201604-words/blob/57706ccaf571491f701600bc93b8d9dd4ae760ac/CWAndrews-OH/text_counter/word_count.py
>
>     marshmallow challenge
>
>     wp:Iterative design
>     wp:Agile software development
>
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimation_(Roman_army)
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