Unintentional description of a #forth interpreter spotted on birdsite: “If I’m reading and I see an open-parenthesis symbol I stop reading right away and I do not start again until I get to a close-parenthesis symbol. There’s no way I’m reading that shit”
@profoundlynerdy it's possible to build an elf file that is both a valid executable and shared library but that isn't the default on most OS. It is on BeOS and Haiku and I'd love to learn there are other systems doing it too?
I visited Slashdot today, don't ask me why. Somehow it's still around and it looks the same, including the weird news department names https://slashdot.org
I'm studying #C #programming. I'm that odd duck that has a fair grasp of #asm but never got into C. The reality is most of my code is written in scripting languages these days, #bash, #perl, #python, etc.
I don't understand how API calls work in C. If I have two C programs, codenamed Alice and Bob and I want to call some of Alice's functions from within Bob without running the entire program, how does that work? Assume a real OS such as #Linux or #BSD.
What do you think is the most complex piece of software ever written for the #c64?
For me it's a toss up between GeoPublish and Newcomer. The former is a full featured (if slow, absent an REU) desktop publishing program. The latter is a *huge* RPG released in the early 2000's, it's 14 disk long with a 1541 drive.
Cancel culture is bullshit no matter who is doing it: Boost/Follow/Discourse ≠ endorsement.
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