Evan Martin (evan) wrote in evan_tech,
Evan Martin

damn i love statically-typed languages

I had been thinking of switching my language-analyzer to use trigrams: basically, tweaking slightly a data structure that's at the core of all of the code, the sort of thing that would give me nightmares when working on (for example) LiveJournal. But all I had to do was (effectively) change type ngram = (int * int) to type ngram = (int * int * int) and step through the errors. As far as I can tell, it worked perfectly the first time.

Elsewhere: reading Knuth's TeXbook. Typesetting is hott.

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