Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #marpa, 2015-10-01

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05:22 ronsavage joined #marpa
21:41 Idiosyncrat joined #marpa
21:41 Idiosyncrat Still at work on the new theory paper -- I am working up the Leo chapter.
21:42 Idiosyncrat This will contain a new way of presenting Leo's algorithm, tied in with my new way of presenting Earley's ...
21:43 Idiosyncrat I had taken my focus away from the theory papers, because it was clear for a while that practitioners would lead the way with Marpa -- that is, they's use the implementation and ...
21:43 Idiosyncrat see that it actually did stuff other algorithms could not.
21:44 Idiosyncrat Historically, theory led practice, but that had ended by 1991, when Leo's paper appeared, and its revolutionary result went unimplemented and almost unnoticed ...
21:45 Idiosyncrat until I picked up on it two decades later.
21:46 Idiosyncrat However, my theory paper is now getting readers, so it's worth the while to create a new, better version.
21:46 Idiosyncrat (At least so I think at the moment.)
22:26 ronsavage joined #marpa
23:45 Idiosyncrat Perhaps this new theory paper will help those doing/considering the various rust/go/javascript/etc ports of Earley/Leo/Marpa

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