An Infinite Abacus (AIA) is both a mathematical and computational tool. Its features include the ability to store any kind of numerical measurement along with the ability to retrieve it. Conceptually it may record any number of measurements, but from an analysis perspective it would only make sense to record a single value “on” a […]
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Compiler and interpreter writers fill a delightful yet barely occupied role of those who are tasked with bridging the literal gap between machine and implementation and philosophical gap between desire for feature and fulfillment. My lack of experience in the topic and with such professionals leaves me surprised that not more roles and holders of […]
Wonder if anyone is using color-theme anymore; seems like wasted effort to just bail on all of the great themes in there. Today I wanted to get color-theme-retro-green at least working, and here is what it took against 6.5.5 of the Marmalade release: (defun gcr/plist-to-alist (ls) "Convert a plist to an alist. Primarily for old […]
I always forget to set up js-mode correctly for auto-complete mode so I added this reminder in my startup: (unless (file-exists-p (concat (car (ac-dictionary-directories)) "/js-mode")) (display-warning :emergency "auto-complete not enabled for js-mode"))
Being partial to the full-REPL-reboot style of development (ala DrRacket) for most situations I wanted the same thing in Emacs with sml-mode. The value add is that you know all of your files are saved and that your environment is in a fresh and known state. I came up with this: (defun gcr/sml-eval-buffer () "Intelligently […]
Just put a new release of clips-mode out on Marmalade. Changes are minor, just taking over Andrey’s wonderful contribution to the community. Cut over to GPLV3, added a build script, and started adding TODOs in the task list.