1. What's with the goat?

    A new meme was born at PyCon 2010: The Testing Goat.

    Or, "Be Stubborn. Obey the Goat."

    The goat actually emerged from the Testing In Python Birds of a Feather session at PyCon, where Terry Peppers used slides full of goat in his introduction. This was apparently an overreaction to …

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  2. Managing student expectations for open-source projects

    On the heels of my aggressive competence post, about (among other things) my failure to outline my expectations for students, I've started putting together a page to help manage student expectations for the pony-build project, which is participating in the Undergraduate Capstone Open-Source Projects (UCOSP) course this term.

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