Two-factor Authentication for write-enabled Apache GitHub repos

Some Apache projects, such as Apache Airavata just recently, have made their GitHub repos writeable. However, to actually push to an Apache GitHub repo you need to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) in GitHub. With 2FA some additional work is needed to authenticate with GitHub from a Git client. First Steps First thing you need to […]

The Philosopher’s Handbook

Bought the book The Philosopher’s Handbook by Stanley Rosen (editor) today at Barnes & Noble. It is a kind of introduction to philosophy organized in 6 sections corresponding to the following 6 divisions of philosophy: social and political philosophy philosophy of religion aesthetics metaphysics epistemology philosophy of science Each section starts with an introduction by […]

Facebook’s BSD+PATENTS license no longer Apache compatible

So Apache has decided that the PATENTS grant in the ReactJS license is incompatible with the Apache license. The ReactJS PATENTS grant is mutually exclusive: you are granted use of patents that may be used by ReactJS but the moment you sue Facebook for any patent infringement your grant to the ReactJS patents is revoked. […]