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  • kubernetes

    Production-Grade Container Scheduling and Management

    They've had since December 2020 to update their cluster, and the breaking-ness in 1.24 is called out in a section titled 'Urgent Update Notes'[0], and subtitled 'No, really, you MUST read this before you upgrade'.

    So by 'word police' you mean 'admins who didn't bother to read the release notes for the last two years and just deployed straight to production while ignoring the release notes'.

    Whatever your politics, breaking changes happen. Not reading the release notes and checking to see if anything affects you is just incompetence.

    [0] https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/blob/master/CHANGEL...

  • C-plus-Equality

    The world's first feminist programming language.

    Iirc this shift was actually much older and started as a pre-gamergate idealogical proxywar. There were even various projects parodying wokeness in tech at the time to comment on it. For example C+= which was a C++ derivative that had more "inclusive" keywords

    https://github.com/TheFeministSoftwareFoundation/C-plus-Equa...

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  • Iirc this shift was actually much older and started as a pre-gamergate idealogical proxywar. There were even various projects parodying wokeness in tech at the time to comment on it. For example C+= which was a C++ derivative that had more "inclusive" keywords

    https://github.com/TheFeministSoftwareFoundation/C-plus-Equa...

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