The way developers somehow think DevOps is (or should be) an abbreviation of "Developers doing/replacing Operations" is terrifying to me.I'm also in the same boat as the author, in that I recommend and target Debian Stable + Backports (and some vendor/community repos when required).
I'm going to preach the wonders of Python dataclasses, but for reasons
of interested to those who have already gone down the delightful rabbit-hole
of typed Python. So let me start with a quick plug for mypy if you haven't heard