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Short snippets of knowledge and experience.

My gpg keys are in the "laptop-keys" configuration with, "positive expiry control". This means that the master key is completely offline, and I encrypt and sign with separate subkeys that are on my laptop. Both the master key and the subkeys have relatively short expiries of 18 and 6 months respecti...

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A Insert-only table is a database table strategy that keeps all the past versions of an object in a simple and lightweight way . It allows the system to efficiently represent the state as it used to be at a past point in time and show changes over time. No self-referential are needed, avoiding costl...

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Going beyond semantic versions

How to read version numbers

Release version (x.y.z)

A normal released version uses the common semver format of x.y.z (eg: 1.2.13). Each value means major.minor.micro. x, y and z are always whole numbers.

This indicates that in the source repository there's a ta...

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