The deadline for Benchwork'18 talk proposals is this Friday: https://conf.researchr.org/track/ecoop-issta-2018/benchwork-2018-talks
Holy shit, that was a boring ass-vulnerability. Shame on EFF for being scary, and HTML email is Satan. We Told You So(tm)
Other interesting/noteworthy changes:
• Pocket extension is disabled by default.
• "activity-stream/sponsored content" is no longer displayed by default in new tabs.
A truly vital #OpenBSD commit. Note the OK line.
<@pushcx> Ruby is what happened when Perl got lonely and Smalltalk got drunk.
An overview of the SpiderMonkey tracing JIT internals: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/SpiderMonkey/Internals/Tracing_JIT
Today I learned that on Linux a system call may not switch to kernel space: https://0xax.gitbooks.io/linux-insides/content/SysCall/syscall-3.html
"It is a scandal, and I want repaired processors for free. I don't care if they are 30% slower, as long as they work to spec." -- https://www.itwire.com/security/81338-handling-of-cpu-bug-disclosure-incredibly-bad-openbsd-s-de-raadt.html
The MoreVMs'18 call for papers is up. Please consider contributing: https://2018.programming-conference.org/track/MoreVMs-2018