Monthly Archives: February 2008

Patch theory, part II: some basics

(Previous posts here, and here.) So, let’s talk about patch theory! I should start by saying that I have obviously drawn a lot of ideas and inspiration from darcs, and especially from the wikibook explanation of darcs patch theory, but … Continue reading

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FringeDC informal meeting

Went for the first time last night to an informal meeting of the FringeDC group, for DC area residents interested in “fringe” programming languages, organized by the illustrious Conrad Barski. ‘Twas a lot of fun—I met some cool people and … Continue reading

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Patch theory thoughts, part I

So, I still don’t know whether I’ll actually end up writing a gobby clone in Haskell. But it’s already been a wild ride thinking about the theory behind it and some of the issues involved, and over the next few … Continue reading

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Gobby, Haskell, and patch theory

On a couple of occasions over the past few days, I’ve had the pleasure of editing code with other #haskellers, using the collaborative text editor gobby. It was quite a lot of fun, and (somewhat surprisingly, to me at least) … Continue reading

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