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I still have chills a decade and a half after reading the end of One Hundred Years of Solitude
Mr. García Márquez, a Colombian who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, wrote fiction rooted in a mythical Latin American landscape of his own creation.
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I still remember the opening sentence.
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a 1997 InfoMagic CD pack; soon to be a precious collector's item.  and very cute!

this one apparently sits on +Christian Surchi 's desk; photo courtesy of +Christopher Gabriel 
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And some cute references to Pete Seeger.
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last year, 93 years old and making everybody sing
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I love how Neil Young is the usual trouble-maker in this one :-).
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I am still not happy with the picture of hosting possibilities.  It appears that the only gratis hosting site, with free s/w infrastructure, is gitorious.  I tried wrapping my head around git and I just cannot stomach it when mercurial is so sweet and orthogonal.

So here are the problems:

* gitorious: wonderful, but doesn't do mercurial

* bitbucket: does mercurial but has proprietary infrastructure

* many others: either don't do mercurial, or have proprietary infrastructure

Now I'm looking at http://savannah.nongnu.org/ and http://developer.berlios.de/ -- both seem to offer mercurial, savannah has free infrastructure and maybe berlios does too.

But there seem to be problems: savannah is notoriously understaffed, and berlios almost shut down in 2011 and I don't have a feeling for how strong the new nonprofit org that is running it is.

Any opinions?
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what's wrong with git?
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can't wait! +Jim Davies has a book coming out that should be pretty cool.
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thanks +Chris Adami - I think making sure they show up is the biggest part, so nothing sophisticated; let's you and I play again (it's been since mid-grad-school ear)
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Pete Seeger, his grandson Tao and Bruce Springsteen -- a nice way to sing in a new president in 2009.  Note the "favorite" verses.,
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In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro.
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