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  • Law of the instrument or Maslow's Law
    • "I call it the law of the instrument, and it may be formulated as follows: Give a small boy a hammer, and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding." Abraham Kaplan 1964
    • "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail" Abraham Maslow 1966
  • "the computational framework you choose becomes your tool, and if it restricts automation or meta-programming, it will eventually be deprecated" Anonymous

genapp wiki

N.B. The subversion repository has changed

  • from to
  • if you had commit permission, you can no longer use passwords, but must provide us a public key.
  • relocate your checkouts:
    • go to the top level directory of your checkout
    • $ svn info | grep URL
      • the URL line will give you the URL
      • change to with an $ svn relocate new-URL
      • e.g.
        [ehb@slackgenapp] /src/genapp $ svn info | grep URL
        URL: svn+ssh://
        [ehb@slackgenapp] /src/genapp $ svn relocate svn+ssh://


advanced topics

NAMDrunner wiki

get in touch


application developer docs


setup/admin notes

module developer notes

system notes

development priorities

technical developer notes


svn repositories

primary genapp svn

  • read only access
    • svn co svn:// genapp
  • commit access
    • if you wish to commit, please get in touch
    • svn co svn+ssh:// genapp

genapp application svn's

  • each application "appname" has an svn available
    • svn co svn:// appname
    • or for commit access: svn co svn+ssh:// appname
  • it is probably easier to use the tool instead of manually checking out

historic (outdated)

Starting Points for Trac Admin

For a complete list of local wiki pages, see TitleIndex.

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