After a clean install of Snow Leopard I decided not to use MacPorts but to go with homebrew. Its main advantages are no duplication (macports installed its own version of ruby, python and other libs) and the path layout: packages are installed into their own prefix (eg. /usr/local/Cellar/wget) and then symlinked into the Homebrew prefix (eg. /usr/local). And because all of the formulas are in...
It’s been one month since I arrived in Manchester and I really like it. The University is great, I only have 5 courses and 20h per week (and lunch breaks). But the thing that I like the most in Manchester are the user groups. I’ve been to North West Ruby User Group, GeekUp and want to go at the next Manchester Free Software talk and to Python North West. I will probably talk at the...