Paul Vick nails it: [W]riting a new language, domain-specific or not, is a lot like opening a restaurant: everyone thinks they can do it because they’ve eaten at one and it looks like fun. via DSLs: Definitely a bad idea! . He’s getting some heat in the comments for his intentionally-provocative title, but I think […]
Pretty much every link on my site was rewritten by Das Blog for logging purposes. The conversion to Word Press has broken all of those. I am going to have to write a utility to convert them and I won’t be able to get to that for several days at best. Sorry for the continued […]
My just-purchased SV102ED is my first “real” telescope and is a purchase I’ve put off for decades (ever since I realized what a huge $ gap there was between a mall-store telescope and a decent one). After a lot of research, I went for the SV102ED “clearance special” with the M1 mount, a star diagonal, and a 23mm eyepiece. I […]
I am in the process of converting my blogging engine from das Blog to Word Press. During the transition, please feel free to ignore such things as the “about” page, my blogroll, etc.