Month: December 2006

  • Trying to find exceptions in Haskell

    In my quest to re-learn Haskell I eventually thought: “OK, let’s see how an exception looks like”. Starting my favorite interactive Haskell implementation: ___ ___ _ / _ \ /\ /\/ __(_) / /_\// /_/ / / | | GHC Interactive, version 6.4.1, for Haskell 98. / /_\\/ __ / /___| | http://www.haskell.org/ghc/ \____/\/ /_/\____/|_| […]

  • Django… awesome

    I have an idea for a web application that might enjoy moderate success. And from time to time I try to develop it and it would be already done if it wasn’t that web developing is so painful (reading PLAI and trying to make my own Lisp to conquer the word is far more fun […]

  • Unstable packages on Ubuntu

    I’ve recently switched from Gentoo to Ubuntu. The main reasons is that in Ubuntu I have less things to take care about that I don’t really care about (like compiling Linux). In the switch I also lost some interesting features.

  • The lambda revolution, Episode V, the deb strikes back

    There’s an excellent article by Don “dons” Stewart called The lambda revolution which explains how to build a Haskell library in way that it is easy to download, compile, install, test, distribute, etc. I believe all those qualities are essential for successfully software. The next logicall step is to make OS-specific packages of it and […]

  • Cleaning up a Debian GNU/Linux (or Ubuntu), reprise

    My little article Cleaning up a Debian GNU/Linux was published at Debian Administration where lot’s of people replied with other ways to achieve the same goals. It was very nice to see all the different approaches with all the different pros and cons. In the end I ended up changing my own approach for one […]

  • Cleaning up a Debian GNU/Linux

    You arrive at a Linux server which has some history of neglect. Let’s suppose someone else neglected it but if your new-year resolution is to stop neglecting your beloved server, this applies as well. One form of neglect is to install, install, install and never un-install any package. The common utility to perform installation and […]

  • Coders, please, make libraries!

    I am sick and tired of pieces of code arbitrary put together when they do very different things, so I shout: Coders, please, make libraries!