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Tom Preston-Werner

@mojombo

New! I [octocat] Code Shirt

Here at GitHub we take our t-shirts seriously. So far we've produced the world famous "fork you" shirt, and the sold-out limited edition "all your rebase are belong to us"…

This Morning’s Git Protocol Outage

Anonymous Git clones were offline this morning for several hours (SSH and HTTP clones remained functional). Several days ago we removed the client inactivity timeout from our backend HAProxy configuration…

GitHub Meetup Belfast, Saturday Sep 18th

As the last stop on my four-country, three-conference international tour I'm coming to Belfast! The festivities will start Saturday, September 18th at 19:00 at Duke of York. So, come by…

GitHub Meetup Moscow, Tonight, Sep 15

I'm in Moscow for the @mail.ru Tech Forum and I'll be holding a casual GitHub Drinkup at Sally O'Brien's starting at 21:00. So, come by and meet me (Tom Preston-Werner).…

Jekyll puts on SmartyPants

I just released and deployed Jekyll 0.7.0 to GitHub Pages today. This release includes support for SmartyPants via RDiscount for Markdown files. To get all those nice curly quotation marks,…

GitHub Meetup Boulder: Tuesday, Aug. 10th

I'm in Boulder again and it's time for another GitHub Meetup: Boulder Edition! Once again, we'll meet at my favorite South Boulder bar: The Southern Sun. Here's the details: When:…

Announcing Ernie 2.0 and 2.1

Over the past few months I've been working on a major new version of Ernie, the RPC server I wrote to power GitHub's sharded file server architecture. As a reminder,…

A Note on the Recent Outages

Following three months of near 100% uptime, we've just been through three major outages in as many days. I wanted to take some time to detail the problems and what…

GitHub Drinkup Wellington NZ Tonight!

If you happen to find yourself in Wellington, New Zealand (perhaps for LinuxConf AU) then stop by The Malt House tonight (Wednesday the 20th) after 7pm and join Scott Chacon…

Bypassing Jekyll on GitHub Pages

It is now possible to completely bypass Jekyll processing on GitHub Pages by creating a file named .nojekyll in the root of your pages repo and pushing it to GitHub.…

GitHub Meetup Philadelphia

I'll be in Philadelphia this week and my pal @trotter and I will be orchestrating a GitHub Drinkup on Thursday, December 3rd at 8:30pm at National Mechanics (map). If you're…

Erlang/OTP now on GitHub

img http://erlang.org/images/erlang-logo.png I'm pleased to announce that GitHub now hosts an official Git version of Erlang/OTP. The core Erlang team states: Beginning with this release [R13B03] we will maintain (and…