Howto create a pygments backend

Pygments is a source code highlighter. I believe the main purpose is to format code/markup for webpages (forums, blogs, wikis, trac, etc). (I used it on my previous post). But it also has renderers for latex, rtf and bbcode. I happened to desire an SVG backend yesterday, so I'll …

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Does Oracle really love Rails?

If one searched for Oracle and Rails they're bound to turn up a bunch of results that appear to indicate that Oracle is on the Rails bandwagon. How Web2.0 of them. (I'm trying to think of some funny snide remark about a rails acquisition, but can't really....)

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OSCON 2007 (July 25)

I arrived in Portland last night for OSCON. From a conference standpoint, it feels very similar to when I attended in 2005. The attendance doesn't appear to have grown much and the exhibition hall is about the same size. Though there appear to be a few more "community" exhibitors than …

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All your comments are belong to reddit

I guess this has been around since the dawn of site aggregation (ala slashdot). I'm just sort of frustrated that my previous post's most valuable and relevant comments weren't posted on my blog but on an aggregator of programming links (reddit). I'm not implying that reddit isn't useful for finding …

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