Putting plugins into Kwiki installations is fun, and usually as easy as eating pie. I installed a bunch at work last night, and I think I’ll install some of them at home, tomorrow. Today, though, I did a little more work on tweaking the ones I like best (or need more): Kwiki::Keywords and Kwiki::Edit::RequireUserName.
John and I, both unhappy with the lack of awesome plugins on the Kwiki at work, made a list of what we wanted and got things installed. “Hey,” I said, “I’ll just make a Bundle!”
I wish I could tell Vim that the file I’m editing is X-delimited values and have it replace the X’s with whitespace. That’s not my real wish, though, because I usually use tab’s for the X’s, anyway.
I am not a Python programmer. I don’t do much work at all in Python. (It is almost entirely accurate to say that I do not use Python at all.) I haven’t tried their test systems, which seem sort of OK. One is jUnit. The other sounds neater: you provide a transcript of an interactive Python session, which the test framework tries to reproduce.
So, there’s a new guy at work. His name is John, and he is my neighbor.
I’ve been meaning to move to Subversion for quite a while, now. Maybe it’s been a year, I don’t know. I’ve been using it for Module::Starter, but that’s because Andy owns the repo for that. I used it for minicpan2, but that hasn’t been very active. Every time I start some new chunk of code, I think, “I should put this into svn!” Then I think, “but I’m not sure how I’m supposed to do that trunk/tags/branches thing, and I think I screwed up my repository to begin with, and isn’t all this thinking about svn just a way to shave yaks while I put off writing the code?” Maybe it was, but “needing to get the code committed right now” was a reciprocal yak-shaving to keep me from moving to svn.
Lately I’ve been feeling sort of grousy and cynical, was in no way ready to be given these verses as my daily reading:
Well, frankly, I haven’t had much. That’s not so bad, really, it just means that my time has been densely packed with activity. In previous years, I’ve had good journals of my activity: I’d go to my hotel room at the end of the night, write down what I’d done, and crash.
Well, I suppose it was just a matter of time before I said something about this. I love Class::DBI, I use it all the time, it makes me happy, and it had a very good mailing list community. For a while, Tony had been taking flak for not having released a new Class::DBI. He got more and more defensive about it, so the peanut gallery got more and more demanding.
Jim Brandt mentioned my previous Kwiki-related post to me, this morning, and I remembered that I forgot to mention one more little Kwiki hack.