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mentions:tpope All issues mentioning tpope.
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chris followers:100..200 Find all chris users with followers between 100 and 200.
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Why: Closes [issue link] What's being changed: Check off the following: - [ ] I have reviewed my changes in staging. (look for the deploy-to-heroku link in your pull request, then click View ...

triage
audralynn opened May 10, 2021
1 comment
github:main audralynn:main

These are the notebooks that failed to update properly: , 2021-04-03-canada-variants-of-concern.ipynb See run 826993428 for more details.

github-actions[bot] opened May 10, 2021

Just read the guide on the main website and found it to be very refreshing and definitely useful in reducing the overhead in working with web components. But I can't help noticing that most front-end ...

okbrown opened May 10, 2021

Bumps flake8 from 3.9.1 to 3.9.2. Commits c6e0d27 Release 3.9.2 c428c55 Merge pull request #1328 from PyCQA/fix_indent_size_str See full diff in compare view Dependabot compatibility score Dependabot ...

dependencies python
dependabot[bot] opened May 10, 2021
master dependabot/pip/dependencies/flake8-3.9.2

Bumps eslint from 7.25.0 to 7.26.0. Release notes Sourced from eslint's releases. v7.26.0 aaf65e6 Upgrade: eslintrc for ModuleResolver fix (#14577) (Brandon Mills) ae6dbd1 Fix: track variables, ...

dependencies javascript
dependabot[bot] opened May 10, 2021
master dependabot/npm_and_yarn/dependencies/eslint-7.26.0

resetapi ##api.reset Reproduction Steps

Inaccuracy
erkkkkkkkkk opened May 10, 2021

Bumps sql-lint from 0.0.16 to 0.0.17. Release notes Sourced from sql-lint's releases. v0.0.17 Adds support for Mysql 8 Commits d7208d8 Bump to 0.0.17 e10904f Add support for MySQL 8 (#185) See ...

dependencies javascript
dependabot[bot] opened May 10, 2021
master dependabot/npm_and_yarn/dependencies/sql-lint-0.0.17

Bumps prettier from 2.2.1 to 2.3.0. Release notes Sourced from prettier's releases. 2.3.0 diff 🔗 Release Notes Changelog Sourced from prettier's changelog. 2.3.0 diff 🔗 Release Notes Commits ...

dependencies javascript
dependabot[bot] opened May 10, 2021
master dependabot/npm_and_yarn/dependencies/prettier-2.3.0

Bumps alpine/terragrunt from 0.15.0 to 0.15.3. Dependabot compatibility score Dependabot will resolve any conflicts with this PR as long as you don't alter it yourself. You can also trigger a rebase ...

dependencies docker
dependabot[bot] opened May 10, 2021
master dependabot/docker/alpine/terragrunt-0.15.3
fa

What article on docs.github.com is affected? What part(s) of the article would you like to see updated? Additional information

content triage
erkkkkkkkkk opened May 10, 2021
3 comments