there is one gender. and it is mine
you can't have it

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first they came for the nazis, and i said "thanks for getting rid of the nazis"

"class struggle" as in the opposition to java-style oop

reading about move semantics and prvalues and glvalues has made me a lot happier about my decision to quit imperative programming

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The type theory uprising 

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@hydraz It's the transfer of ownership. Under RAII, resource (e.g. heap memory, file handle) cleanup is tied to the lifetime of an object. When you move an object, the object gives up its ownership (responsibility) of the resource and another object takes it.

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@hydraz TL;DR: AFAIU, x := y means not that x and y now have the same value, but that x now has the value of y, and y… who knows, it can't be read anymore.

i don't know what move semantics are and at this point i'm too afraid to ask

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A novice of the temple once approached the Master Programmer with a question: “Master, does #Emacs have the Buddha nature?” the novice asked.

The Master Programmer had been in the temple for many years and could be relied upon to know these things. He thought for several minutes before replying: “I don’t see why not. It’s bloody well got everything else.”

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Sometimes (very rarely) I write things in my blag. This is one of those times. hydraz.semi.works/posts/2018-0

Wrangling performance out of a functional language (by stealing tactics pioneered by GHC!): hydraz.semi.works/txt/match-op

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