What To Do When The Source Control Server Is Down

I have not forgotten about my series on method type inference; rather, the contrary. I have been thinking hard about how to change method type inference to be more accurate in a hypothetical world with covariant and contravariant interfaces, and this has led me to dig in even deeper to the method type inference specification and implementation. I’ve…

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Quotable Quotations, Part Three

I’m heads-down today trying to figure out a complicated new feature in Whidbey — working out the differences between the spec and the code is proving to be quite a challenge! — so today, another entry in my series on the wit and wisdom of the Visual Studio team: Movie allusions “This is established ‘Alien vs….

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Quotable Quotations, Part Two

I’m tremendously excited to learn that Joel Silver is producing a sequel to “Dungeons and Dragons”.  That movie was one of the cheesiest, chewiest, goofiest and lowest-grossing episodes of Scripting Goes To The Movies ever, and that’s saying something.  Say what you will about the plot, acting, set design and special effects; they certainly did…

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Quotable Quotations

When I was a teenager, I and a bunch of my more deviant friends would get together every Thursday evening and rent the most godawful horror movies we could find.  We kept a running log of the most unintentionally amusing dialog, such as: “I could easily kill you now, but I am determined to HAVE…

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