The fundamental paradox of Stack Overflow’s requirement of objectivity

Stack Overflow requires that questions be largely objective, but is based around a voting system that would be largely unnecessary if all questions actually were. The requirement for objectivity can be readily tested by asking a subjective question and watching how quickly it’s removed, but it’s also made explicit in their blog posts: Stack Exchange […]

Preventing spurious “error: failed to push some refs” messages from git

On larger Git projects, I often see the following scenario play out after someone’s done some work and is ready to push it to the remote repo: …making and committing changes to “develop” branch… $ git pull Already up-to-date. $ git push Counting objects: 5, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing objects: 100% […]

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