Ted Neward disagrees with
Chris Sells about when to use the GAC (Chris says ”Never”,
Ted says ”Occasionally, for shared components”). I thought Chris’ post was spot-on,
but Ted raises some interesting points. I’m so confused!
to a paper on IronPython,
a high-performance Python interpreter that runs on the CLR. Interesting stuff, particularly
the pystone benchmarks that shows IronPython to outperform plain old CPython.
Raymond Chen is in Sweden, and has
begun to experience the Swedish way of life. He seem to be helped by this list of
”You know when you’ve been in
Sweden too long when…” facts
Tim Bray, now at Sun, takes
a closer look at the XML formats used by OpenOffice and comes away impressed.
If one of the inventors are impressed by your XML format design, I think it’s safe
to say you’ve done a good job.
us how software development will be done in the future, when todays gamer kids and
their twitchy fingers have grown up.
Cedric Beust disses Lisp
(and other functional languages) fanatics. The Haskell quicksort example with
accompanying description is hilarious.
jwz reads up on ”pure”
object oriented programming, and does
not like it. As a bonus, links to various ”Hello
story, Raymond Chen shows a novel way to use violence in the software development