Monthly Archives: July 2009

Working on a programming language

Like a warm spring breeze
writing is to summer’s dawn
as language to dusk Continue reading

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Culture and working internationally

When autumn turns hence
to where winter must come forth
spring awaits summer Continue reading

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Google Chrome OS: Promising – but promising what, exactly?

is this coming spring
or is’t autumn in disguise?
spring doth promise much! Continue reading

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Funky, functional programming and looping

functional combines
programming summers into
sheerly fun coding Continue reading

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Storing data in an optical illusion

For the past five years now, I’ve worked on vision inspection systems for the pharmaceutical industry. In those years, I have seen many applications in which cameras were used to read data on bottles, cartons, even tablets. Barcodes can be … Continue reading

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Critical sections – of what?

a glass of water
may sometimes have a storm, but
blizzards there are rare Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope on comp.std.c++

Sun to early spring
is like snow is to autumn:
unexpected joy Continue reading

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Ah – The One Definition Rule

In response to Scott Meyers’ question on non-inline non-template functions and the one-definition rule, Francis Glassborow replied with a very interesting example of two lexically identical functions that weren’t actually identical.

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Recursive Locking Is Evil, or is it?

recursive locking:
winter’s way of saying “yes”,
to summer’s loud “no” Continue reading

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No Concepts in C++0x

Sadness of winter
decided this summer, when
no concept survived Continue reading

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