April 2018

patch runs ed

http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/05/bangpatch/

Xz format inadequate for long-term archiving

(from the lzip format author)
https://www.nongnu.org/lzip/xz_inadequate.html

This of course is sad because we software developers are among the few people who are able to understand the strengths and weaknesses of formats. We have a moral duty to choose wisely the formats we use because everybody else will blindly use whatever formats we choose.