12 Oct 2002 tromey   » (Master)


The Transporter. This movie has laughably bad dialog. I literally laughed out loud, probably to the irritation of the mostly adolescent audience. Parts of it were creative, though shot in an over-the-top style reminiscent of The Brotherhood of the Wolf. I enjoyed it the appropriate amount.

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Not much work lately. Still thinking, doing some reading, running through various scenarios in my head. Currently I'm composing a message with a strawman for one approach (the "new language") to a front end. Later I may write up another approach (the "reuse" approach). This phase has taken on a sort of circular, conclusion-free flavor that I am not enjoying.

After playing more with ant, I've decided I definitely don't like it. Perhaps I'm missing something, but to me ant seems in many ways less useful and capable than make.


For now I've stopped trying to get Eclipse to work with gcj, and am instead looking at fixing bugs important to a Linux audience. For instance, the Ecilpse cvs plugin doesn't preserve the executable bit on checkout.

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