Category Archives: Cantina

The magic of exponential growth (or, fun with Planck times)

A while back I was thinking about how one would implement a time-oriented system for keeping notes. When thinking about the differences between points and ranges in time, I naturally came to the conclusion that a second technically covers a … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on P6-on-GCC

I’ve been having some thoughts about my project (well, for some definition of project anyway) for a Perl 6 frontend for GCC. In particular, I’m going to first start by learning C++, as that is the most likely candidate language … Continue reading

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Ordinal Numbers and Musical Camelias

Ordinals? I’ve been working on an Numbers::Ordinal module for the past day or so, which turns your cardinals and turns them into ordinals! I’m writing it because I write tests, and tend to use descriptions that say “First block done” … Continue reading

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2011 is now Compiling!

Ah, 2011. Another year has come, and people cut holes in the first ‘1’ to manage to create those stupid glasses. That’s cheating. Not surprisingly, #perl6 was pretty empty all throughout New Year’s (Eve&Day). It only ever lit up for … Continue reading

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Snowman Comets, Pod Parsing, And a Book.

So today I start two weeks of Chris holiday break! Which means I can finally work on some things: A Book? Yeah, I started writing a sci-fi ‘book’ (nothing to be published) for the heck of it, heavily dealing in … Continue reading

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All Grammars Are Germophobes in 楽土

[ The following is a rantish post. If you don’t like negative words, please visit this site. ] So today I’ve been goodish at following TDD (I’m only starting, mind you), and I wanted to be able to make the … Continue reading

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Coming Back & Ready

Recently I’ve sort of “come back” to the Perl 6 community, after getting used to going to school again. Below, I’d like to highlight some things I’ve been thinking about getting into:

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