[NetBehaviour] How to display code-based art...

Pall Thayer pallthay at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 20:30:38 CEST 2009

What exactly happens when you try to unroll an infinite loop?

On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 6:14 PM, james morris<james at jwm-art.net> wrote:
> On 6/9/2009, "Rob Myers" <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>>On 06/09/09 22:23, james morris wrote:
>>>> You could unroll loops in the code manually using templates for
>>>> different sections of the code. Or instantiate objects with other templates.
>>> Eurgh that's made me feel quite sick.
>>It's a good job I didn't mention colouring in the letters to represent
>>the compiled code then. ;-)
> I don't know about that. It was just the image of having something
> physical - a large roll of paper - with code stenciled into it, and
> applying the GNU C Compiler's  -funroll-loops optimization to it, ++
> that with C++ Templates, and stencils, templates, loops, and rolls. Spun
> my head right round, and it was to me, pure genius of you to think of it
> like that. I never thought jokes about programming could be so funny!!!!
> Because all that I saw in Pall's stencil was a visual stencil of some
> code, which looked quite attractive in a certain way.
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Pall Thayer

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