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· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · September
· · · · 27 (2 entries)

WF IV: The Cascade · This is the fourth progress re­port from the Wide Fin­der Pro­ject. Fol­low­ing on my ear­li­er fum­bling at the con­trols of the Er­lang race-car, sev­er­al oth­ers joined the con­ver­sa­tion. For par­tic­u­lar­ly smart in­put, check out the Er­lang ques­tions mail­ing list and the already-linked-to Steve Vi­nos­ki piece, Tim Bray and Er­lang. Other voic­es have ques­tioned the project’s san­i­ty, and brought Scala and Haskell to bear on the prob­lem. But let’s push all that on the stack, and ask our­selves this ques­tion: what if pro­cess­es were free? An­swer­ing it turns out to be all sorts of fun; I seize the Er­lang con­trols back again, and steer it with a firm steady hand in­to a brick wall at top speed ...
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WF V: Roundup · This is the fifth progress re­port from the Wide Fin­der Pro­ject; an ag­gre­ga­tion of what oth­er peo­ple have been say­ing ...
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