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Yay! It works! - Journal of Omnifarious

Sep. 12th, 2009

08:52 pm - Yay! It works!

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Because of an agreement with my collaborator I have to keep a bit quiet about exactly what it is for now. But I've been working hard on it for the past 4-6 weeks or so. And it's mostly in that "It'll crash at the drop of a hat (by design) but the major functionality works." state, so it needs a lot of polishing before I'll really consider it worthwhile.

It's an implementation of a really interesting idea related to how pure functional programs handle I/O. More than that, I'm not going to share just yet. :-)

I will say that there is a lot of potentially re-usable C++ code in there for wrapping up various Unix and networking concepts in a nice pleasant wrapper. I've always thought that the way Python wraps all that stuff up in a framework that throws exceptions is very nice for rapid prototyping, and also nice for cleaner error handling.

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Date:September 15th, 2009 08:28 am (UTC)
*Doing a little happy dance for you... even though I don't know why*
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