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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The basic process of creating a world feels rather religious in nature

    But playing god is what programmers always do, no?

    I think this is in fact a basic allure of programming: that rather than creating artifacts in the existing cosmos, the way everyone who creates something physical does, programmers create universes of their own. They’re usually extremely limited universes that consist of few entities with complex interactions, mind you, but universes nonetheless. (The cosmos works the other w

  • I haven't looked at the source myself, but Mooix [] has a natural language processor for commands. I think much of the NLP is written in Perl, as well. The development of the whole has dropped off from what I can tell, but the NLP might be in good shape. I've never used it, it was just something that caught my attention once.