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the arc of software bends towards understanding

“This is really the End.”

Done. This adjective rarely describes any sort of software project—there are always more bugs to fix, more features to add. But on September 20th, early one afternoon in France, Georges Gonthier did just that: he slotted in the last component of a six year project, with the laconic commit message, "This is really the End." […]

  • September 24, 2012