[x] [unrelenting.technology] Apparently, Xft doesn’t have multiple font support built-in. (At least st does it manually, checking every character’s presence in the selected fonts.) It’s not a lot of code, but… really? Pretty much every app needs this.
[x] [unrelenting.technology] A fresh install of Visual Studio 2015 RC w/o any optional things is 7 GB. Seven. Gigabytes. Why. (also, “close VS to reduce the probability of required restart” is a lie, it required a restart anyway)
@jws Smalltalk (which is what Sandi has been using for countless years befriends o before Ruby became a thing) really is completely different from procedural languages. Everything is messaging, NO special syntax for control flow.
[x] [unrelenting.technology] My favorite thing about Haskell: how the type system helps with fundamental changes. I’ve changed the data structure from Maybe to lists in microformats2-types, and then changing microformats2-parser and sweetroll was a very quick and simple “see th…