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# Minimal reproduction of
# "the [include_in_root] parameter can't be updated on a nested object mapping"
# When that error would not be expected
# Seems to happen with `settings.index.number_of_shards` > 1
# Tested against Elasticsearch 7.9.2

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def _parse_id(uid)
    if not instanceof(uid, UUID):
        uid = UUID(uid)
    return uid
# Unittest style, written for easy port
def test_boolean_validator(self):
variations = (
('False', 'err'),
('True', 'err'),
(0, 'err'),
(1, 'err'),
(True, True),
(False, False),

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benhowes /
Created March 25, 2017 09:45
Snippets for mongoengine upgrade blog post
from mongoengine import *
class UpdatableDocument(Document):
schema_version = IntField(default=0)
schema_updates = {} # Dictionary to hold all the updates
def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
values = self.schema_update(kwargs)
benhowes / Processor info.txt
Created October 26, 2016 09:41
buildy mc-build-face
View Processor info.txt
processor : 15
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 26
model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5570 @ 2.93GHz
stepping : 5
microcode : 0x19
cpu MHz : 1596.000
cache size : 8192 KB
physical id : 1
benhowes /
Last active March 22, 2021 12:49
Simple JWT decoder

Gets a JS object which contains the decoded body of the JWT. For now I am pasting this in to postman tests when I need to get JWT decoding

#Important Does not validate the token at all!

benhowes / rc-slider.scss
Created March 23, 2016 15:24
SCSS version of the LESS styles
View rc-slider.scss
$prefixClass: rc-slider;
$disabledColor: #ccc;
$border-radius-base: 6px;
$primary-color: #2db7f5;
$tooltip-color: #fff;
$tooltip-bg: tint(#666, 4%);
$tooltip-arrow-width: 4px;
$tooltip-distance: $tooltip-arrow-width+4;
$tooltip-arrow-color: $tooltip-bg;
View location-example.xml
<predefinedLocation id="Link114001101">
<predefinedLocationName><value lang="en">A50 westbound exit for A515 near Sudbury (west)</value></predefinedLocationName>
<predefinedLocation xsi:type="Linear">
<to xsi:type="TPEGJunction">
benhowes / gist:f0efa87467fe45d62044
Created May 24, 2015 15:19
How Many 5-permutations that contain at least one number are there for the following set {a,b,c,d,e,f,g,1,2,3,4,5}
View gist:f0efa87467fe45d62044
from itertools import permutations
s = ['a','b','c','d','e','f','g',1,2,3,4,5]
perms = permutations(s,5)
# The following line does this:
# For each 5-permutation, see if there is an instance of an integer in it (isinstance).
# If there is, add one to a temporary list which we then sum to give the total count.
count = sum([1 for p in perms if sum([isinstance(_, int) for _ in p])])
print count