Evaluating Ruby says nothing hugely new, but does give the whole RoR combo a thumbs up from his ThoughtWorks-y perspective.
Yesterday, I wrote about tracking bugs across bugzilla. Stephen Thorne pointed me towards Malone, a Canonical system for doing just that.
...and someone else weighs in.
In other advogato news, bi calls advogato "elitist". Uhh... yeah, sure, if by "elitist" you mean "we use an explicitly simplistic ranking system to keep spam out". We have incredibly low levels of spam on advogato, and I have to say I don't find the ranking system all that elitist. More exclusionary, if anything.