Re: [dev] Interesting post about X11

From: Anders Andersson <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 19:23:19 +0200

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Donald Allen <> wrote:

> I've written code in just
> about every language you can think of (except Perl, which looks like
> something that came out of a broken modem to me; didn't Paul Graham
> say that it looks like a cartoon character cursing?), and I am more
> productive in Scheme than any other language (one reason is that Jerry
> and Guy Steele found a very small basis set; I almost never consult
> documentation when writing Scheme -- the small set of core principles
> are in my head; that's not true of C, particularly when writing
> declarations).

Speaking of which.. I just today had to use the nice tool 'cdecl' to
generate this line for me:

__asm void (*modify_isr(register __a0 void(*const)(void)))(void);

A cookie for those of you that can decode this in under 10 seconds of
staring at it.
Received on Wed Jun 23 2010 - 17:23:19 UTC

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