#qi-hardware IRC log for Sunday, 2014-12-14

nicksydney_this is awesome http://andybrown.me.uk/wk/2014/06/01/ase/ 09:18
DocScrutinizer05ohmy09:28
DocScrutinizer05how to teach a Trabant cruise at 200Mph spped, using wheels and engine made of massive gold09:30
whitequarkhuh?09:32
DocScrutinizer05I wish I could make that damn Fuji camera talk to the wlan and my linux PC - would't even need to do sprites on a FPGA ;-)09:32
DocScrutinizer05the damn thing (.wine/dosdevices/c\:/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/FUJIFILM/FUJIFILM\ PC\ AutoSave/PCAutoSaveSv.exe) already starts and shows up in systray, but it doesn't open any network socket09:34
DocScrutinizer05no surprise, I'd say09:34
DocScrutinizer05now my eyes started bleeding again since I did a ls of some mono dirs09:35
DocScrutinizer05mono/.net sure must be the cancer of computer science09:36
Action: DocScrutinizer05 clicks on "start.exe" in konqueror, glares at a black window, pukes09:39
whitequarkmono is nice and .net is a decent runtime09:41
larschow dare you say that. .net is the anti-C!!!!! ;)09:42
Action: nicksydney_ is staying from .net conversation as has been burned badly before thanks to M$09:43
whitequarkum, exactly09:43
whitequarkI consider C the blight on all computing09:43
whitequarkif something nice was ever written in C, it's despite it being C, not thanks to09:43
larscI'm being sarcastic, or at least trying to be09:44
DocScrutinizer05sorry, when *on linux* I see a so-called 'library' consisting of a heap of stinking .exe files, I can't help but puke09:45
whitequarknothing wrong with PE09:46
whitequarka framing is a framing. don't some systems still use a.out or something?09:47
viricis there anything good not written in C?09:47
whitequarkviric: say, Mirage.09:47
viricgood name09:48
viricI don't know what it is :)09:48
DocScrutinizer05size of executables/binaries of mono is same ballpark figure like the *sourcecode* of known_to_be_a_monster libboost09:48
whitequarkviric: http://www.openmirage.org/09:50
larscocaml... and you know this is a research project09:52
viriclarsc: "research project" means "forgive us if you don't like it"09:53
viricor "sorry, it's not as good as we expected"09:57
DocScrutinizer05mono; 460 files, 126MB09:58
DocScrutinizer05libmono-2.0_x86.dll is already 10MB09:59
whitequarklarsc: fun fact: it's by the same people who wrote xen itself10:00
whitequarkwhich is totally a research project except it now powers ummm let me see, amazon, rackspace, linode, and which fraction of the world's datacenters overall?10:01
eintopfwpwrak: https://www.crowdsupply.com/inverse-path/usb-armory21:47
eintopf_maybe_ to put it on the anelok concurrent list21:47
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