#editorial | Logs for 2016-04-25

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[01:18:34] <Bytram|away> http://rss.computerworld.com
[01:18:36] <exec> └─ 13Facebook bug hunter finds a back door left by hackers on corporate server | Computerworld
[02:05:04] Bytram|away is now known as Bytram
[13:36:11] <nick> hey Bytram, thanks for not cutting down the tom clancy submission :)
[13:36:27] <nick> i tried to make it like half the length but just couldn't make it work
[13:59:06] <Bytram> nick: np! Your editor note helped a lot. I struggled with shortening it, but was unable to do so, figured the best thing was to admit it up front and encourage the community to read it through.
[15:27:33] <Bytram> interesting *concept*: "you can take the derivative of a regular expression?!" http://jvns.ca
[15:27:35] <exec> └─ 13you can take the derivative of a regular expression?! - Julia Evans
[15:29:21] <Bytram> I just a quick search and, apparently, this is not a new concept in comp sci, but it is the first I've heard of it.
[15:29:26] <Bytram> See these:
[15:29:28] <Bytram> http://lambda-the-ultimate.org
[15:29:29] <exec> └─ 13Derivatives of Regular Expressions | Lambda the Ultimate
[15:29:39] <Bytram> http://www.mpi-sws.org
[15:30:02] <Bytram> http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu
[15:30:24] <Bytram> and, the obligatory: https://en.wikipedia.org
[15:30:26] <exec> └─ 13Regular expression - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[15:58:23] Bytram is now known as Bytram|away
[20:23:46] <nick> it's always nice to see an AC agreeing with themselves