<< 16-10-2020 >>

00:01:48FromDiscord<tinygiant> Can anyone point me at an example of using peg to verify a set of digits (like an ip address), but the number of groups is variable (2-4) and the number of digits in each group is variable (1-3)? Is peg the right way to attempt this?
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00:46:45disrupteki would verify an ip using a simply split/parseInt but if you're doing really complex stuff, sure, npeg can be nicer to use than regex.
00:47:06disrupteknpeg examples for parsing version strings, which are similar, in nimph.
00:47:08disruptek!repo nimph
00:47:09disbothttps://github.com/disruptek/nimph -- 9nimph: 11Nim package hierarchy manager from the future ๐Ÿงš 15 84โญ 5๐Ÿด 7& 1 more...
00:47:21disruptekhonestly, the npeg docs are quite good. i would just work from there.
00:47:31disruptek@tinygiant ^
00:50:27FromDiscord<tinygiant> Thanks for the pointer. Very much appreciated.
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01:05:40FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> Disruptek ! What is new ๐Ÿ˜„
01:06:13disrupteki am writing shitty compiler code.
01:06:20disrupteka hack so i can move forward.
01:06:25disruptekwhat are you doing?
01:06:43disrupteki think it's sexy when children masturbate to me on irc.
01:07:07FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Disruptek lives another day saying questionable things
01:07:16FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Where's this cancel culture i was promised!
01:07:42disruptekquestionable things?
01:07:48FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Not really questionable
01:09:18FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I can't believe I just got called a child
01:09:37disrupteki can't believe you're masturbating to me on irc.
01:09:53FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I'm going to need factual evidence on these accusations
01:09:57FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> for these*
01:10:09disruptekthe evidence will come soon enough.
01:10:16FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> ๐Ÿ˜“
01:10:24FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I'm writting some fun nimscript related code, not that anyone asked ๐Ÿ˜›
01:10:30FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> @Elegant Beef how
01:10:32FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Both my hands are on my keyboard!
01:10:35FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> LOL
01:10:46disruptekwhat a prude.
01:10:48FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> ikr
01:10:49FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> What do you mean "how"
01:10:56FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> imagine not using speech to code smh
01:11:02disruptekimagine using your hands.
01:11:08FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Imagin having a hands
01:11:09FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> idk I just have had trouble writing nimscript
01:11:25FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I mean i'm working on some nim/nimscript interop
01:11:29FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> ah
01:11:32FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> So you can call functions from a nimscript file
01:11:34FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> >:)
01:11:40FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> Wait that's really cool
01:11:54FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> Do you have a repo for this ?
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01:12:30FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I do but i only started working on it so it's not very cleanly done yet
01:12:32FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> disruptek: to answer your question im currently ripping apart nim-libp2p for all my crypto needs
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01:12:36FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> https://github.com/beef331/nimscripter
01:12:46FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> That's fine it'll prob be cleaner than half my code
01:13:37FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> But hey at the moment it works ๐Ÿ˜„ https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766468855102832680/unknown.png
01:13:42FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> you're using macros
01:13:43FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Even got return types from it
01:13:47FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> you're a real nimgineer
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01:13:58FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I mean i love macros
01:13:59disruptekfuckin' cheater.
01:14:02FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Lol
01:14:06FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I'm too afraid to use macros tbh
01:14:12FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I can't have that much power in my hands
01:14:24FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I can only hold so much when on the irc with disruptek
01:14:25FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Dude i even generate functions using macros to then just dump the nodes into the GC, just cause i want the `repr`
01:14:36FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> ooo
01:14:42FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> This is really cool !
01:14:53FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Macros are nice, use the macros, become the macoros
01:15:00FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> macros even
01:15:20FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> eat macros, breathe macros, be macros
01:15:36FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> MacrOS
01:15:39FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I do have an ok writeup for macros if you want to learn the, but i just whore that out cause i liked it ๐Ÿ˜„
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01:15:55FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> yeah send the writeup if you don't mind
01:16:04FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I love learning new things
01:16:17FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I've shared it so many times so i'm totally whoring it our, but i feel shame so it's fine
01:16:18FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> <https://dev.to/beef331/demystification-of-macros-in-nim-13n8>
01:16:52FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> this "beef331" fellow must really enjoy macros ๐Ÿ˜›
01:17:17FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> oh wait I've read this lol
01:17:25FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I recognize the Python walrus operator
01:17:38FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Ah
01:17:45FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I did say i've whored it before
01:18:04FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> smh can't believe Go stole Python's walrus operator ๐Ÿ™„
01:18:40FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> python's walrus op works differently
01:19:08FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Go's is a `var a = b` shortcut whereas python's is `a = b; return a` shortcut
01:19:12FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> i know lamo
01:19:18FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I code in both languages ๐Ÿ˜›
01:19:36FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Hey based off your usage of the word "Steal"...
01:19:57FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> ahaha
01:20:59FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> I'm really interested in your nimscript stuff Beef, lmk when you do something cool and want to share ๐Ÿ˜› I'll be ready to share the excitement at how cool it is lo
01:21:29FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Well i'm just trying to make nimscript interop easier, not that i'm doing it smart
01:22:14FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I'm abusing json to transfer non primitves atm, but should probably use a binary format like disrupteks flat buffer library ๐Ÿ˜„
01:26:03FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> what's his flat buffer library
01:28:45FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> frosty?
01:29:06FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Think so
01:31:14disruptektransfering where?
01:31:18FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> And now magically i have nimscript calling nim code with object return values
01:31:38FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I'm calling nim code from nimscript and at the moment serializing that to a string using json
01:31:51FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> But really like i said should be using something not as slow
01:31:57disruptekhmm, can you use channels?
01:32:12FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Well these are function calls
01:32:15disrupteki wouldn't think so, but i dunno what you're doing.
01:32:34FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I'm making a library to make it so one can more easily make their nim code scripted from nimscript
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01:32:54FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Add a macro to a function you want to be callable from nimscript, and it is
01:33:17FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> So this is the nim code https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766473806238711838/unknown.png
01:33:32FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> This is the nimscript https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766473868206407690/unknown.png
01:34:16FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> And you're limited to using primitives in the function calls, so you need to serialize to a format and put it in a string
01:34:38disruptekwhy are you limited to primitives?
01:34:45FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> It's what
01:34:53FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> (edit) 'It's what ... ' => 'It's whatnim's evaluator is limited to'
01:34:54disruptekwhat is it?
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01:35:35disruptekwell, frosty works in the vm afaik.
01:35:36FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> You can only get/put strings, floats, ints, or bools
01:36:11disruptekit was really just written as a poc but apparently at least one person actually uses it in production.
01:36:29FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> This is mostly just the groundwork and proof of concept which i intend to clean the fuck up and use something more sensible for that object transferring since json is dumb as hell for this
01:36:31disruptekit's supposed to be getting a dose of cps.
01:36:33FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> But it's quick as hell ๐Ÿ˜„
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01:38:17FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Dont tell @impbox but theoretically this mess should allow nico to easily support nimscript for more live editing
01:39:05FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> *only pinging you since you were interested and it's technically feasible at this very minute*
01:39:43FromDiscord<impbox> =) yeah, i played around with getting nimscript working in nico, it worked but it was too much work to duplicate the API, but maybe one day, or with a nice macro
01:40:02FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Well at the moment like i said my procs all work with a single macro
01:40:17FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> So we're getting there ๐Ÿ˜›
01:40:29FromDiscord<impbox> awesome =)
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01:51:14FromDiscord<treeform> the more I use macros, the more I understand them, but the more I fear them.
01:52:13FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Then there is me jumping up and down screaming "macros"
01:52:42FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Think my issue is that i came from C# where macros didnt exist so im getting that macro power and making myself fly to close to the sun
02:03:00FromDiscord<shashlick> requesting test of the latest choosenim binaries - https://github.com/genotrance/choosenim/releases/tag/v0.6.1-20201016
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02:06:08leorize[m]@shashlick fwiw you can tag a release on github as prerelease
02:06:19leorize[m]that should tell users to pick the stable one instead
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02:15:05FromDiscord<shashlick> cool - hopefully travis has a way to do it
02:15:19FromDiscord<shashlick> meanwhile, looks like travis_terminate doesn't work on osx - some crap or the other
02:15:40disruptekyou still prefer travis to gh, huh.
02:17:58FromDiscord<shashlick> just laziness to learn new crap
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03:37:41FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> 2
03:42:04Yardanicoim translating my post into russian rn
03:42:13Yardanicoto post on habr.com
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04:37:07FromDiscord<Yardanico> yeah, finished the translation, https://habr.com/ru/post/523674/
04:37:43FromDiscord<Yardanico> you can try using a translator and comparing it to the original :P
04:39:11FromDiscord<Yardanico> https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fhabr.com%2Fru%2Fpost%2F523674%2F
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04:53:18xiorenany reason this doesnt work: https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2ASz ?
04:54:27Yardanicoxioren: it's easy :)
04:54:36Yardanicoyou should do register(mimetypes_db, "url", "custom/url") instead
04:54:39Yardanicosee no dot before .url
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04:54:53Yardanicoand getMimetype actually handles .url like "url" -> it just ignores the dot
04:54:58Yardaniconarimiran: good morning
04:55:52xiorenoh i see, thanks!
04:56:33FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Hi
04:56:40FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> I am writing a mat3 lib
04:56:45Yardanicoxioren: I just tried to do "url" without a dot myself, and then "go to definition" for getMimetype and saw that . handling
04:56:59FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> I want to store it as array[9,float64]
04:57:08FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> I want to do is
04:57:12FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> var a:mat3
04:57:16FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> a[0][1]
04:57:29FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Is there a way to achieve that
04:57:54FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Or a[0,1]
04:58:00narimiranthere are existing libraries dealing with 2d matrices, see them for some guidance
04:58:17xiorenneo for one
04:58:34Yardanico@offbeat-stuff a[0, 1] will work yes
04:58:46Yardaniconot sure if you can make a[0][1] (maybe you can with macros or something)
04:59:00Yardanicofor a[0, 1] you just define proc `[]`(a: WowType, b, c: int) = echo b, " ", c
04:59:00FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> How to make a function that can do a[1,2]
04:59:11Yardanico[] is inside single quotes
04:59:26Yardanicoand then you can do a[1, 2]
04:59:28FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Thanks got it
05:00:14narimiranyou're doing this lib just for fun or you have more serious plans with it?
05:00:34FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Just for my own game engine
05:00:43FromGitter<sealmove> guys how do you parse `a.b + c.d` as `(a.b) + (c.d)` with npeg?
05:01:06narimiranthen i would suggest focusing on that game engine and using `neo` for your matrix needs
05:01:23FromGitter<sealmove> I am using precedence operator but it parses as `((a.b)+c).d`
05:01:40FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Nah I am making this for my own learning
05:02:46xiorenyeah i always refraine from using anything outside of the stdlib when trying to learn a language
05:02:49FromGitter<sealmove> hmm, maybe precedence operators don't work for tokens? has anyone tried out tokens in npeg?
05:03:26FromGitter<sealmove> @Zevv is precedence ops implemented for tokens?
05:03:56Zevvit's not *not* implemented for tokens. npeg doesnt care what you parse
05:14:01FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Hey I have a type vec2
05:14:09FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> What is want to do is
05:14:18FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> var a:vec2
05:14:24FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> |a|
05:14:28FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> to have a proc
05:15:17Yardanicowhat proc?
05:15:36FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> like proc `||` (a:vec2)=a.mag()
05:15:48FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> \` \`
05:15:49narimiran`proc abs(a: vec2)` :P
05:16:05FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> like that but with those symbols
05:16:15Yardanicobut it's not really possible
05:16:18Yardanicosee, |5 is possible
05:16:33FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> okay cool
05:16:38Yardanicobut not |5| because |5| doesn't parse like you want it to
05:16:46FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> where can I find the list of available symbols
05:16:55Yardanicothat symbol is available, it's not about symbols
05:16:57FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> can i use macros for customization
05:17:09FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> list of possibilities
05:17:16Yardanicoyes, but you can't change nim's syntax even with macros
05:17:27FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> oh okay
05:17:39Yardanico|5| just wouldn't parse the way you want it to
05:17:52Yardanicoit's invalid nim syntax
05:20:23FromGitter<sealmove> what am I missing? https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2ASI
05:22:02FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> can a|| work in any way
05:22:15Yardanicono, that's invalid syntax too
05:22:36Yardanicothere are no postfix operators in Nim
05:22:43Yardanicowell, there are, but you can't make custom ones
05:22:56Yardanico"Operators with one parameter are prefix operators, operators with two parameters are infix operators. (However, the parser distinguishes these from the operator's position within an expression.) There is no way to declare postfix operators: all postfix operators are built-in and handled by the grammar explicitly."
05:23:21FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> The nim syntax are set in stone, but aslong as your can get the parser to read what you want you can make a macro using it
05:23:46Yardanicoyes, but it can be very hard :P
05:23:47Yardanicobut you can
05:24:13FromDiscord<nikki> maybe the closest to postfix is `.foo` procs?
05:24:25FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Sometimes i feel like english isnt my native tongue with that "syntax are"
05:24:50Yardanico@nikki that is trie
05:25:05Yardanicoyou can do a.`||` :D
05:25:17FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> thanks
05:30:26Yardanicosecond nim post in 2 days incoming? :P
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05:37:47narimiranYardanico: spoiler alert!!
05:37:59Yardanicowell I saw the commit ๐Ÿ‘€
05:38:01Yardanicoand the date
05:38:47narimiranyou never know when it comes to releases what will come up in last minute.....
05:39:46Yardanicotime to update to 1.5.1
05:39:50Yardanicoimagine using 1.3.7 in 2020
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05:49:40Yardanicoalso if discord server activity will increase, we'll probably be able to request partnered program for the discord server
05:50:00Yardanicomore stuff for free like better bitrate for voice and similar (https://discord.com/partners)
05:50:17Yardanicowe actually have met the minimal target for it for 2 weeks
05:50:25FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> We use voip so much it's not funny! ๐Ÿ˜›
05:50:34YardanicoHave an average of 50 communicators (voice or text) per week.
05:50:34YardanicoHave an average of 100 visitors per week.
05:50:37YardanicoHave an average of 20% Week 1 Retention for new joiners.
05:50:55Yardanicowe have had 32% week 1 retention for last 2 weeks
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05:53:45FromDiscord<Rika> Bet they mean discord communicators
05:54:03FromGitter<sheerluck> $ nim -V Nim Compiler Version 1.5.1 [Linux: amd64] Compiled at 2020-10-16
05:54:05FromGitter<sheerluck> ใ‚„ใฃใŸ
05:54:19YardanicoI had it earlier than you :)
05:54:36FromDiscord<Rika> Thought I was in the wrong discord server
05:54:49FromDiscord<Rika> Saw the Japanese text and wondered if I misclicked
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06:03:18Yardanicogetting some views on my russian version https://i.imgur.com/CTWIboD.png
06:03:26Yardanico+s on habr actually mean more than on other websites
06:03:39Yardanicousers have limited number of them based on their own ratings
06:05:32FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Is 1.2.6 latest nim version
06:05:41Yardanicocurrently - yes
06:05:44Yardanicobut we're gonna have 1.4 soon
06:05:50Yardanicosoon = today (probably)
06:05:50FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> latest stable
06:06:00PrestigeIs there a way to get compiler hints about potential unhandled exceptions? Like if I call Foo that can raise an exception, but don't have a try/except
06:06:12narimiran...and 1.2.8
06:06:24FromDiscord<KaiOShin> what channels are available on choosenim
06:06:41FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Devel, stable, and any old versions by number
06:06:42Prestigestable and develop?
06:07:31FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Huh?
06:10:48PrestigeBeef was that @me?
06:11:29FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Nope
06:11:35FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Also you unintentionally atted someone ๐Ÿ˜›
06:12:05Prestigesorry, me :P
06:12:36FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Well it's not "me" it;s "Me2beats" like you can at me with just like "@elega"
06:13:05Prestigeoh, good to know
06:13:57PrestigeAnyway this is my point: https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2ASO no idea if this is possible atm, but would be nice
06:15:07Yardaniconarimiran: what did you use for https://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/commit/018ae963ba83934a68d815c3c1c44c06e8ec6178 ?
06:15:21narimiranYardanico: there's an internal script
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06:16:09Yardanico255 issues fixed in 1.4, nice
06:17:02narimiranand lots of fixes that weren't an issue previously
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06:35:44Yardanicobtw, is there any documentation about the fact that you can write proc `[]`(b: Board, r, c: int): int and then use it like b[0, 1] ?
06:35:59YardanicoI kind of know that it's possible, but never seen it in the manual :P
06:36:53Yardanicooh huh it's not exclusive to []
06:37:41Yardanicoworks for {} too
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06:38:13Prestigeis it just a special case for those pairs?
06:39:27Yardanicowell, that's what I'm asking :P
06:39:45Yardanicoi guess I'll update my wiki article now
06:39:50FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I now how nim <-> nimscript for proc calls! ๐Ÿ˜„
06:39:54FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> (edit) 'how' => 'have'
06:39:56Yardanicowow nice
06:39:58Yardanicovia strings?
06:40:01Yardanicoor somehow natively?
06:40:02Yardanicowell callbacks
06:40:03FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766551007915933706/unknown.png
06:40:10FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Using strings yea, but it's all hidden
06:40:11FromDiscord<lqdev> Yardanico almost as if 96k opus for voice chat wasn't perfectly fine
06:40:25Prestigelol Awbject
06:40:26Yardanicoit's more than that
06:40:30FromDiscord<lqdev> i already don't see a difference between 64 and 96
06:40:37Yardanicowe will get more features
06:40:38FromDiscord<lqdev> hear*
06:40:38Yardanicofor free
06:40:40FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> You shouldnt see any difference, you should hear it
06:40:42FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Damn it! ๐Ÿ˜›
06:40:45FromDiscord<lqdev> FOR FREE???
06:40:50FromDiscord<lqdev> sign me up
06:40:57Yardanicoinvite more people to this server
06:41:02FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Well cover him in mud and call him porky
06:41:45YardanicoI meant https://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/wiki/Lesser-known-Nim-features by the wiki page btw
06:42:55FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I think there is currently more macro code than actual code in this project so far
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06:43:37FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Still need to figure out how to handle this nicerโ†ต`var a: Awbject = intrptr.invoke("update", [Awbject(a: 1000).toPNode], Awbject)`
06:44:59TangerYardanico, Yeah, the manual doesn't mention that Nim uses UFCS
06:45:04Yardanicoit does
06:45:12Yardanicoand this is not UFCS
06:45:20YardanicoTanger: https://nim-lang.org/docs/manual.html#procedures-method-call-syntax
06:45:39YardanicoI meant that the thing I'm talking about is not related to MCS (UFCS)
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06:45:57TangerI dig
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06:52:36FromDiscord<whisperdev> Guys where can I find finish.nim?
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07:13:30FromGitter<sealmove> I get a weird error where unittest tries to echo some Option type for no reason and can't
07:13:47Yardanicoimport options ?
07:13:54FromGitter<sealmove> I have
07:13:56Yardaniconot sure what you mean really
07:14:20FromGitter<sealmove> `$` is not defined for that option type
07:14:28FromGitter<sealmove> but I don't even echo it in my tests
07:14:37Yardanicowell can you show code and **full** error
07:19:05FromGitter<sealmove> https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AT6
07:19:45FromGitter<sealmove> https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AT7
07:20:36Yardanicodid you compile with arc by any chance?
07:21:12Yardanicoreally seems like some kind of corruption or some kind of node linked to itself
07:21:36FromGitter<sealmove> didn't try arc
07:22:03Yardanicowell then it's probably one of these two
07:22:08Yardanicomaybe your node is somehow linked to itself
07:22:33Yardanicoimagine you have Node ref object which has "child: Node", you create a new node and set node.child = node
07:22:40Yardanicoand boom, $ will explode
07:22:44Yardanicoor same with Option[T]
07:22:53FromDiscord<whisperdev> Error: Unable to extract. Error was 'Cannot create a file when that file already exists.
07:23:01FromDiscord<whisperdev> Can we somehow specifiy -force?
07:23:02FromGitter<sealmove> :S I think it's some problem with Option, not an error on my behalf
07:23:09Yardanico@whisperdev it's a nim stdlib bug
07:23:10Yardanicoit was fixed
07:23:28FromDiscord<whisperdev> Which helps me how when I am trying to install a new nim with choosenim?
07:23:29disbotโžฅ Fix #14057 - moveFile should overwrite on Windows
07:23:40Yardanicoupdate choosenim maybe?
07:23:48FromDiscord<whisperdev> running latest
07:24:05Yardanicowell then choosenim needs to be updated anyway: ) @narimiran
07:24:14Yardanicoi guess other people might hit this issue too
07:24:35Yardaniconeed to rebuild choosenim with nim 1.2.6 preferably
07:24:51Yardanicoonly for windows
07:24:57Yardanicoso that it includes https://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/pull/14433
07:24:58disbotโžฅ Fix #14057 - moveFile should overwrite on Windows
07:24:59FromGitter<sealmove> arc and orc crash as well
07:25:19Yardanico@sealmove 1.2.6 doesn't have real working arc or orc :)
07:25:24Yardanicothey had a lot of bugs there :P
07:25:30Yardanicoas I said, it's probably a logic error in the code somewhere
07:25:34Yardanicoyou can try to minimize
07:28:46FromGitter<sealmove> interesting
07:28:52FromGitter<sealmove> you were absolutely wright
07:28:58FromGitter<sealmove> I forgot to make my object mutable
07:29:09FromGitter<sealmove> https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2ATa
07:30:30FromGitter<sealmove> hmm, this is a serious design problem now... I need some of my fields (of my object) to be mutable and some immutable
07:31:42FromGitter<sealmove> or maybe I can make subtypes and have a references for fields I want to mutate
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07:35:48FromDiscord<lqdev> make all fields private and create getters/setters?
07:37:09FromGitter<sealmove> I want to user to be able to do `let x = newObject()`
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07:38:19FromGitter<sealmove> x has some immutable fields and some other fields which cache the result of procs that are called on it
07:39:16FromGitter<sealmove> this is to achieve lazy evaluation
07:39:42FromGitter<sealmove> i want field `f` to be filled only if the uses uses it, with `x.f`
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07:39:52Tangersealmove: I may be wrong, but I think you can override setters and getters for fields on a type https://nim-lang.org/docs/tut2.html#object-oriented-programming-properties
07:39:52FromGitter<sealmove> user uses it*
07:40:20TangerSo maybe make the object mutable and clamp down any immutable fields?
07:40:51FromDiscord<lqdev> @sealmove getters will work
07:41:27FromGitter<sealmove> hmm and the user will be able to mutate a field even if the object it declared with `let`?
07:41:37FromDiscord<lqdev> oh
07:42:09FromDiscord<lqdev> well, you can do proc `x=`(o: var MyRefObj) = ...
07:42:34FromDiscord<lqdev> and then it'll only be mutable if it's in a var
07:42:39FromDiscord<lqdev> even if it's a ref object
07:43:44FromDiscord<sealmove> It's seems confusing but the api i want to achieve does the mutation with get, not set
07:44:00FromDiscord<sealmove> Because the field is filled the first time the user calls it
07:45:46FromDiscord<sealmove> I should probably make a cacher object and have a reference of it as field
07:57:07FromDiscord<whisperdev> As a workaround i just deleted the dlls
08:03:32PMunchAnyone had a look at this yet? Who maintains the x11 package? https://github.com/nim-lang/x11/pull/38
08:03:32disbotโžฅ Add wrappers for xrandr monitor functions
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08:31:02PMunchAlso added a couple packages to nimble https://github.com/nim-lang/packages/pull/1672
08:31:03disbotโžฅ Added Imlib2 and notificatcher packages
08:38:32PrestigePMunch: do you find use for xrandr when we have xinerama?
08:39:16PMunchI've never used anything except xrandr..
08:39:26PMunchTo be honest I'm not entirely sure what the difference is
08:39:46PMunchBut xrandr have always worked well for me, and seems to be the default for most users
08:39:47PrestigeI meant for our window managers actually, I assumed that's what this was for
08:41:05PrestigeI use it in Nimdow to get monitor info, basic coords and screen number
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08:46:38PMunchThat's exactly what I was using xrandr for :P
08:47:00PMunchAnd it was for notifishower, the counterpart to notificatcher that will show notifications on the screen
08:47:32PrestigeYeah, I found Xinerama to be much easier to work with if you don't need other info
08:48:48PMunchhttp://ix.io/2ATu/ <- This is what I'm using for xrandr
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08:49:26PMunchThat is just shamelessly stolen from dunst :P
08:51:47PMunchHmm, I would say it seems about the same in terms of complexity, maybe xinerama is a bit easier. But it for some reason doesn't have the update functionality that's made for xrandr
08:53:07PrestigeI'm just doing this https://0x0.st/iDr5.txt PMunch
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08:53:59FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Then there was me using the CLI of xrandr ๐Ÿ˜„
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08:57:30PMunchWell these are the reasons why I use xrandr: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/multihead#Xinerama https://i3wm.org/docs/multi-monitor.html#_the_explanation
08:57:48PMunch@Elegant you filthy little man!
08:58:23PMunchPrestige, could you resend your last message verbatim?
08:58:49PrestigeI'm just doing this https://0x0.st/iDr5.txt PMunch
08:59:22PMunchHmm, strange
08:59:34PMunchSomething crashed notificatcher with a SIGSEGV
08:59:59Prestigenotificrasher :P
09:00:11PMunchHaha -_-
09:00:27PMunchProblem is that HexChat really doesn't like not being able to send notifications
09:00:33PMunchIt just locks up completely..
09:01:04PMunchHmm, interesting
09:01:07PrestigeI use weechat, it's nice
09:01:31PMunchWhen I full screen a transparent window in nimdow I can see the other windows in the tag in the background
09:01:44PMunchHm,m haven't tried weechat I think
09:01:58PrestigeYeah, the others aren't moved offscreen
09:02:30PrestigeI could, just haven't thought of a good reason really
09:03:01PMunchWell, my terminal has a semi-transparent background (so I can see my background)
09:03:54PrestigeWould you want the other windows hidden, then?
09:06:59PMunchNot sure tbh
09:07:08PMunchI think I might prefer this
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09:16:25PMunchOh by the way Prestige, one feature request, implement support for the UrgencyHint: https://tronche.com/gui/x/icccm/sec-4.html#s-
09:16:57PMunchBasically a window can set itself urgent and in i3 this colours the border red and shows the workspace as red if you're not on it
09:17:33PrestigePMunch: I have the code written to detect it with a TODO comment, haha. Just need the status bar to render it
09:17:48PMunchI have my terminal set up to be urgent when the bell character is printed, and I have a bell character in my PS1, it's a nice way to run programs in the background and see when they are done
09:17:52PMunchAh great :)
09:18:32PrestigeI also want to add a keybinding to jump to the urgent window
09:19:15FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> How to use `:` operator
09:19:21FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> in proc defination
09:19:35FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> proc \`:\` throws error
09:21:42PMunchPrestige, that would be nice :)
09:22:16FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Um how to use `:` operator
09:22:49FromDiscord<KaiOShin> do i have to use it in union with a second symbox
09:22:54FromDiscord<KaiOShin> symbol
09:23:30PMunchAccording to the manual: =, :, :: are not available as general operators; they are used for other notational purposes.
09:23:38FromGitter<gogolxdong> c2nim `/mnt/c/nimffmpeg/examples/ffplay.c(4139, 934) Error: expected closing '@#'`
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09:26:54PrestigeWonder if there's a way I could change the urgency hint on a window, by id
09:27:23PMunchOf course there is
09:28:06PrestigeI mean an existing tool, like if xdotool could handle it
09:28:23PrestigeSo i could test changes
09:31:31PrestigeNice, thanks
09:31:44PrestigeNot at my computer atm :P
09:35:21PMunchAny particular reason why the packages and x11 (and likely most others) repositories are not tagged with "hacktoberfest"?
09:36:17PrestigeI didn't even know it was a thing till you mentioned it the other day
09:42:07PMunchIt's a nice idea
09:42:22PMunchBut it's a bit annoying that they made it opt-in halfway through this year..
09:43:14PMunchDon't get me wrong, I don't necessarily think it's a bad idea to make it opt-in, but they should've done it earlier, or for next year
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09:58:42PrestigePMunch: I think the config stuff is sorted out. Would you mind playing with it, see if you can break it?
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10:00:39PrestigeIt's the latest commit. I'm off to bed, see ya
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10:34:54FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> How to import like vec/{vec2,vec3,mat3}
10:35:14FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> multiple files from a single folder in a convinient way
10:35:19PMunch`import vec/[vec2, vec3, mat3]`
10:35:28FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Thanks
10:37:38FromGitter<ynfle> How can I sort a tuple?
10:37:58PMunchynfle, sort a tuple?
10:38:05FromGitter<ynfle> Yup
10:38:10FromGitter<ynfle> Does that even make sense?
10:38:20PMunchNot really :P
10:38:30PMunchDo you have an example of what you want to achieve
10:38:33FromGitter<ynfle> ๐Ÿ‘ I'm gonna back away now
10:38:39FromGitter<ynfle> I'm gonna use an array
10:38:47PMunchOr a seq
10:38:56PMunchOr a linked list I guess
10:42:03FromGitter<ynfle> array is easiest
10:42:14FromGitter<ynfle> wanted to make a type with a constrained size
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10:48:59FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> how to check a value in a proc at compile time
10:49:45FromDiscord<lqdev> wdym?
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10:50:13FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> like at compile time run a check on the values passed to proc
10:50:26FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> to throw and error if not okay values
10:50:40FromGitter<ynfle> `static`? If the proc wont run at compile time, it can't really be checked. You can try concepts
10:51:10supakeenAhhh finally an idea to use Zevv's npeg for \o
10:51:13FromGitter<ynfle> https://nim-lang.org/docs/manual_experimental.html#concepts
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10:52:50PMunchoffbeat-stuff, what specifically are you trying to do?
10:52:55PMunchsupakeen, what?
10:53:12supakeenCommand line parser based on PEG grammar.
10:53:14FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> run this
10:53:14FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> proc `[]`* (a:mat3,i:int,j:int) : float64 {.inline.} = โŽ โŽ ```assert(i<3 and j<3 and i>=0 and j>=0)``` [https://gitter.im/nim-lang/Nim?at=5f897b9a6c8d484be28ab435]
10:53:21supakeenDon't ruin my enthusiasm by telling me someone made one!
10:54:10PMunchHaven't found one
10:54:13PMunchDamn it..
10:54:16FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> `proc \`[]\`* (a:mat3,i:int,j:int) : float64 {.inline.} = โŽ โŽ ```assert(i<3 and j<3 and i>=0 and j>=0) โŽ a[i*3+j]```` [https://gitter.im/nim-lang/Nim?at=5f897bd8631a250ab2716e60]
10:54:28supakeenHehe, all the better.
10:54:42FromGitter<ynfle> range type
10:54:51PMunchOh wow, that link was broken
10:54:56supakeennice link yea
10:55:02FromDiscord<Vindaar> very pretty indeed
10:55:03FromGitter<ynfle> @offbeat-stuff https://nim-lang.org/docs/manual.html#types-subrange-types
10:55:20PMunchSlightly shorter: http://try.docopt.org/?doc=Usage%3A%0D%0A++naval_fate.py+%5B-x+%3Cx%3E+-y+%3Cy%3E%5D%0D%0A++naval_fate.py+%28--monitor+%3Cname%3E+%5B-x+%3Cx%3E+-y+%3Cy%3E%5D%29...%0D%0A%0D%0AOptions%3A%0D%0A++-x+%3Cx%3E%0D%0A++-y+%3Cy%3E%0D%0A++--monitor+%3Cname%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A&argv=--monitor+first+-x+100+-y+10+--monitor+second+-x+200+--monitor+third+-x+300+-y+30
10:55:53PMunchThat's going to be a massive PITA..
10:55:53FromDiscord<sealmove> Figured it out: https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AU7
10:56:10FromDiscord<Vindaar> what are you trying to do PMunch?
10:56:37PMunchI'm trying to have a format where I can specify either a position, or a position per monitor
10:56:46PMunchThis works: http://try.docopt.org/?doc=Usage%3A%0D%0A++naval_fate.py+%5B-x+%3Cx%3E+-y+%3Cy%3E%5D%0D%0A++naval_fate.py+%28--monitor+%3Cname%3E+-x+%3Cx%3E+-y+%3Cy%3E%29...%0D%0A%0D%0AOptions%3A%0D%0A++-x+%3Cx%3E%0D%0A++-y+%3Cy%3E%0D%0A++--monitor+%3Cname%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A&argv=--monitor+first+-x+100+-y+10+--monitor+second+-x+200+-y+20+--monitor+third+-x+300+-y+30
10:56:55PMunchBut both x and y are required for each monitor
10:56:57PMunchWhich is fine
10:57:35PMunchHmm, I should probably read these as a configuration file format as well..
10:58:50PMunchsupakeen, if you want some idea for command line parsing I have some :P
10:59:00supakeenuh oh
10:59:29FromDiscord<Rika> .
10:59:33PMunchHaha, don't worry, it's not anything way too crazy :P
10:59:47FromDiscord<Vindaar> Hmm. So you're mainly not sure how to tell docopt in the best way how to do it. Or you don't know in general what a good CLI interface for that is supposed to look like?
11:01:00supakeenI'll finish up the LFSRs and the twister in my PRNG library first before I start thinking about the cli parser :)
11:01:55PMunch@Vindaar, I'm not sure if this is possible with docopt because of the poor output format..
11:02:40FromDiscord<Vindaar> what do you mean by output format?
11:03:26PMunchBasically use npeg to parse the docopt format, but instead of doing it on runtime, do it on compile-time and have everything properly verified and parsed into correct types (based on `default` values and possibly a `type` addition). Then have a dispatcher like the one I wrote for docopt that can call procedures directly with the correct arguments. Include some kind of error messages instead of just outputting the help message. And last but not least, allow
11:03:27PMunchparsing of the options from a configuration file as well.
11:03:49PMunch@Vindaar, as you can see the output there is three separate arrays
11:04:39PMunchSo when I omit one it doesn't create a hole, which makes it useless
11:05:01FromDiscord<Vindaar> oh I see. And the docopt impl specifies essentially that this is how the data is supposed to be treated internally I assume? But can't you cross check the index with the index of the `--monitor` arg?
11:05:35PMunchWhat I'd like to get back is something like @[Monitor(x: 100, y: 10, name: "first"), Monitor(x:200, y: 0, name: "second"), Monitor(x: 300, y: 30, name: "third")]
11:05:45PMunchOr have x/y as Option[int]
11:06:12FromDiscord<Vindaar> yeah, I understand. But you can build that from the available information after reading the docopt table, no?
11:06:21PMunch@Vindaar, I guess that's part of the docopt spec, haven't really looked into it
11:06:24FromDiscord<Vindaar> of course it's not gonna give it to you like that
11:06:56PMunchNope, because when I miss -y for the second monitor it sets the y array to be [10, 30] instead of [10, 0, 30] or something similar
11:07:22FromDiscord<Vindaar> oh, I didn't think you might end up not setting one of either x or y
11:07:26FromDiscord<Vindaar> that is a problem indeed
11:07:39FromDiscord<Vindaar> well, maybe it's time for docopt 2.0 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
11:08:03PMunchI think so
11:09:45PMunchIn xlunch the system is pretty neat, basically you have long and short options for a bunch of things, and if you pass a --config then it will read the file and just pass every option through the same parser.
11:10:21PMunchMeant I could implement the configuration file parser with barely any extra effort
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11:42:59FromDiscord<malfong> Doc's style is a bit broken, has it been like this? https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766627243291836446/a.png
11:43:20FromDiscord<malfong> (edit) 'Doc's style is a bit broken, has it been like this? ... https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766627243291836446/a.png' => 'Doc's style is a bit broken, has it been like this?https://nim-lang.org/docs/lists.html'
11:43:26Yardanicowell a new addition was to group procs on the left hand
11:43:33Yardanicoseems like it doesn't look so good on mobile devices
11:44:08Yardanicoyou can just switch to the desktop mode to view full docs
11:44:29Yardanico@malfong what device are you on?
11:45:10FromDiscord<malfong> PC. chrome and firefox.
11:45:17Yardanicoyeah I saw the same behaviour
11:45:23Yardanicocan you please report the issue on github?
11:45:24Yardanicoto the nim repo
11:46:19narimiranYardanico: see if the same is happening with 1.0.x docs, where there is no grouping (you might need higher zoom, as the entries are shorter)
11:47:19Araq1.4 !
11:47:31Yardanico1.5.1 !!
11:47:35Araqbut I need to go, see you.
11:47:35PMunchI see the same issue on my 4K computer monitor..
11:47:43YardanicoPMunch: without zoom?
11:47:48Yardanicotime to throw a party for 1.4 :D
11:48:23PMunchYup, no zoom
11:48:52Yardanicowow that's a big problem
11:49:21Yardanicosupakeen: YES
11:50:01Yardanicoprepare your retweets and likes
11:50:23PMunchYardanico: https://uploads.peterme.net/Screenshot_2020-10-16
11:50:41Yardanico403 :P
11:50:47PMunchMaybe we should fix the Oh woops
11:51:07Yardanicowell I guess it should be some css issue
11:52:23Yardanicobtw I forgot, what is the link for 1.0.x docs?
11:52:40Yardanicoah nvm
11:52:55narimirancome on guys, wait for the article to be published before celebrations
11:53:01narimiranhave some decency!
11:53:09Yardaniconarimiran: it's okay for 1.0.x
11:53:21Yardanicoseems to only happen on 1.2.x with big zoom or if you have a high resolution device
11:53:44narimiranYardanico: then i know who's fault is it. it is one jerk that always makes a mess!
11:53:49PMunchYardanico: https://nim-lang.org/1.0.0/lists.html
11:53:56YardanicoPMunch: yeah I checked 1.0.6 :)
11:54:11Yardaniconarimiran: i have a clue on who that person is too :P
11:54:56narimiranee7[m]: wow you're quick! thanks for the fixes!
11:56:53narimiranee7[m]: are those all changes or are you still going through it?
11:56:59Yardaniconarimiran: oof I even see it on 100% zoom on my fullhd display
11:57:03Yardanicoso it's not only for high res
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11:57:42Yardanicobut the issue doesn't really have a clean fix
11:57:58Yardanicoyou would either offset the whole main content to the right, or whole proc grouping to the left
11:58:06Yardanicoor strip exceeding chars in that grouping
11:58:07narimiranthat's not the fix
11:58:16Yardanicoyeah that's what I'm saying
11:58:44narimiranmy browser wraps stuff into a newline. your (plural) doesn't?
12:00:24ee7[m]@narimiran That's all I saw. I didn't go through the changelog, though.
12:00:54Yardanicowell changelog is big :P
12:00:58narimiranYardanico: https://i.imgur.com/YbFAvr2.png
12:01:03Yardaniconarimiran: huh
12:01:05Yardanicoi'm on chromium
12:01:13narimirani'm on vivaldi which uses chromium
12:01:27Yardanicowell it's customized a lot :P
12:01:36narimiran(although i'm on some older version because the new one was messed up)
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12:12:00FromDiscord<Vindaar> smh, I forgot to add `@nim_lang`: https://twitter.com/Vindaar/status/1317074795251589121
12:12:02ee7[m]@narimiran But if there's any common misconceptions in https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24786649 that aren't explained in the 1.4 post... then it might be worth answering them. Or somebody is going to need to do it in the HN/reddit comments later.
12:12:39ee7[m]It's a bit of a fool's errand though. There will always be someone who writes "garbage collector bad".
12:18:51PMunchSometimes I worry that I abuse implicit return a bit too much: http://ix.io/2AUk/
12:19:41FromDiscord<whisperdev> nim-#devel\lib\windows\registry.nim(58, 54) Error: expression cannot be cast to pointer
12:19:49FromDiscord<whisperdev> Is this fixed somewhere? This is for arc
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12:24:09Yardanicofirst post 1.4 issue \o/
12:24:10YardanicoXD https://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/issues/15599
12:24:13disbotโžฅ [ARC] Finalizer with a do notation proc crashes the compiler ; snippet at 12https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AUm
12:24:38narimiranyou didn't get the memo?? no new issues until monday!
12:25:23FromDiscord<Vindaar> rude, yard, very rude ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ
12:26:37FromDiscord<lqdev> don't blame yard, it's all my fault
12:26:48FromDiscord<Vindaar> ๐Ÿ˜…
12:27:12FromDiscord<Ravener> Is it possible to browse the stdlib documentation in the terminal offline? Like Go's `go doc` command.
12:27:57narimiranany choosenim users here that want to do a quick and simple test?
12:28:10FromDiscord<Rika> what test
12:28:25FromDiscord<lqdev> narimiran: ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ
12:28:36Yardaniconarimiran: some already did
12:28:40Yardanicoin russian tg channe;
12:28:50Yardanicoseems to have installed fine on macos
12:28:55narimiranYardanico: oh, and? everything is as expected?
12:29:00Yardanicoidk :P
12:29:25narimiranok, can somebody do `choosenim update stable`? :)
12:29:43FromDiscord<lqdev> narimiran:
12:29:49FromDiscord<lqdev> sent a code paste, see https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AUp
12:29:56narimirangreat, it works
12:30:03narimirantime to publish the article :)
12:30:08FromDiscord<Rika> sent a code paste, see https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AUq
12:32:04narimiranYardanico: you had that link prepared in advance, didn't you? :)
12:32:11Yardanicowe updated with lqdev
12:32:13Yardanicospammed ctrl+r
12:32:48*narimiran moves head repeatedly left-right
12:33:31Yardanicochoosenim works fine on WSL with ubuntu too
12:34:14Yardanicogive us the links
12:36:33FromDiscord<lqdev> narimiran tweet the blog post
12:36:51narimiran@lqdev of course! plan to, first to create all the discussion links :)(
12:37:06FromDiscord<Vindaar> thanks and congrats on v1.4 everyone ๐Ÿ™‚
12:37:25narimiranpaaartyyy mode
12:37:38Yardaniconarimiran: twitter
12:37:39Yardanicoyou forgot
12:37:43narimiraneverybody is invited, except those reporting bugs!
12:37:49Yardanicooh no :(
12:37:53narimiranYardanico: "plan to, first to create all the discussion links"
12:38:55Yardaniconarimiran: wonder why did you put the lobsters link to the r/programming post
12:38:59Yardanicowhy not the blog post? :P
12:39:13Yardanicoyou can edit I think?
12:39:21narimiranre-submitting it
12:40:44narimirancorrect reddit link: https://old.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/jc91xp/nim_14/
12:41:16FromDiscord<InventorMatt> has scoop been updated to be used with nim 1.4?
12:41:27Yardaniconim 1.4 just got released :P
12:41:34Yardanicoless than an hour ago lol
12:41:44Yardanicowell idk about scoop, iirc they might have automatic update checks?
12:41:47FromDiscord<Rika> nice
12:41:56narimiranbtw, https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2Asu - nice job PMunch!
12:42:18Yardaniconarimiran: also you missed the 4raq's nimconf video
12:42:20Yardanicoabout arc/orc
12:42:24YardanicoIMO it's better than the fosdem one
12:42:28Yardanicoi mean longer
12:42:39PMunchnarimiran, huh?
12:42:49PMunchWas that the wrong link, or am I missing something?
12:42:50narimiranPMunch: it uses 1.4.0 already
12:42:56PMunchOh right :P
12:43:04narimiranit is non-sarcastic congrats :)
12:43:19PMunchYes it is set to automatically update :)
12:43:21FromDiscord<Rika> i dont understand the link
12:43:24PMunchAnd this time it actually worked
12:43:38PMunch!eval echo NimVersion
12:43:40narimirani didn't click "share on ix" after i changed it
12:43:56narimiranthis is the correct link: https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=1HGb
12:43:59Yardanico!echo eval NimMajor & NimMinor & NimPatch
12:44:18narimiranwhat is with the links and me today? how many times can i fuck up?
12:44:37Yardanicoyou're rushing it :P
12:44:45FromDiscord<lqdev> not so fast
12:44:46narimiranYardanico: you're rushing me :)
12:44:47FromDiscord<Rika> bet youll fuck twitter up as well
12:45:00Yardaniconarimiran: post people reported that choosenim 1.4 worked fine except one
12:45:18narimiranno tweet today
12:45:23narimiranit is better for everybody
12:45:30FromDiscord<lqdev> why?
12:45:31FromDiscord<Rika> lame smh
12:45:38FromDiscord<dom96> You really shouldn't post direct links to HN
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12:45:41narimiranbecause i'll fuck up
12:46:01narimiran@dom96 can you write a tweet instead of me? :)
12:46:16FromDiscord<dom96> Why do you think you'll screw it up? lol
12:46:34narimiranbecause it will be my screw up hat-trick :D
12:46:46FromDiscord<exelotl> "let statements can now be used without a value if declared with importc/importcpp/importjs/importobjc." ah this is nice!
12:46:46narimiranposting wrong links here constantly
12:46:58FromDiscord<dom96> > https://i.imgur.com/vgWN8ay.pngโ†ต@Yardanico[IRC]#0000 ouch, is this happening for everyone?
12:47:03FromDiscord<Yardanico> no
12:47:08FromDiscord<Yardanico> it only happened to 1 person
12:47:11FromDiscord<Yardanico> lemme try myself as well
12:47:17FromDiscord<Yardanico> *downloads choosenim*
12:49:38FromDiscord<Yardanico> works for me
12:49:41PMunchI get the same error
12:49:54PMunchCuriously it says that it is already built..
12:50:01FromDiscord<Rika> worked for me too though
12:50:02Yardanicosomething wrong with the unpacker?
12:50:05FromDiscord<dom96> choosenim -v?
12:50:07Yardanicomaybe on older distro releases
12:50:07FromDiscord<Rika> what versions of choosenim are we on
12:50:14FromDiscord<Rika> choosenim v0.6.0 (2020-03-06 18:24:57) [linux/amd64]
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12:50:36narimiran(please be older choosenim and not something more serious)
12:50:47Yardanicook that person from Telegram is on choosenim 0.4.0
12:51:05Yardanicochoosenim update self @PMunch
12:51:40Yardanicowhat's your choosenim version?
12:51:46FromDiscord<dom96> `choosenim -v` plz
12:51:57PMunchNot sure what it was, I just ran the update..
12:52:07Yardaniconarimiran: relax, seems like older choosenim issue :) updating choosenim worked for that person in telegram
12:52:07FromDiscord<Rika> can you not run choosenim -v?
12:52:21narimiran@Rika he already updated it
12:52:27FromDiscord<dom96> my god
12:52:32FromDiscord<Rika> oh you mean
12:52:33Yardanico@dom96 it's fine
12:52:33FromDiscord<Rika> i see
12:52:35FromDiscord<Rika> i was confused
12:52:38PMunchAh, but updating choosenim did indeed fix it
12:52:39Yardanicothat person on telegram had the same issue
12:52:45Yardanicobut it got fixed by updating choosenim
12:52:46FromDiscord<dom96> good
12:52:51Yardaniconeed to mention this somewhere
12:52:59Yardanico"please run choosenim update self if you're not on latest choosenim"
12:53:13narimiranwell, we can update the command provided in the article
12:53:16narimirandoing that right now
12:53:30narimiranso, `choosenim update self` is the command needed?
12:53:35FromDiscord<dom96> AFAIK this doesn't work on Windows though
12:53:37PMunchMaybe choosenim should check for an update and prompt the user to upgrade if a new version is available?
12:53:48Yardaniconarimiran: what do you think about changing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA32Wxl59wo to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUJcYTnPWCg
12:53:51Yardanicothe second one is more fresh
12:53:51FromDiscord<dom96> sure, make an issue
12:53:52Yardanicoand longer
12:53:53PMunchAt least when it have to download a new version
12:53:59narimiranYardanico: ok
12:54:10Yardanicothe first one doesn't talk about ORC
12:54:13FromDiscord<dom96> jesus, stupid Discord with its link thumbnails
12:55:37FromDiscord<dom96> As a side note, we are once again not explicitly mentioning breaking changes in the release notes...
12:56:07narimiranYardanico: updated. check if i fucked up the link :)
12:56:31Yardaniconarimiran: you didn't ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰
12:57:12narimirani have an extra dot, but let's see what else will need to be fixed so i'll do it at the same time
12:58:21narimiran(some upvotes on lobsters would be nice)
12:58:49Yardaniconarimiran: seems like people are getting confused about ARC and cycles
12:58:55Yardanicothey don't seem to notice that ORC is ARC but can deal with cycles
12:59:01Yardanicosee https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24800296
13:00:09FromDiscord<Rika> --gc:orca
13:00:31FromDiscord<haxscramper> Need to post disrupek's comment from yesterday verbatim to new thread.
13:01:09narimiranYardanico: how come he came to that part and didn't read a previous paragraph that says, and i quote: "ORC is the existing ARC algorithm plus a cycle collector"
13:01:20Yardaniconarimiran: too long didn't read
13:01:29Yardanicother're professionals
13:01:34FromDiscord<dom96> I think the disconnect is with the fact that async needs cycles
13:01:51FromDiscord<dom96> Can we rephrase to make that more explicit?
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13:03:07FromDiscord<haxscramper> > The only downside of ARC is that it can't deal with cycles (and not recommended for use with async), so for general use we'd recommend orc (which would be a new default)
13:03:25narimiranwithout that last part in (...)
13:03:27FromDiscord<dom96> But I take that person's point, it's not easy to know. Would be nice if the compiler could tell you whether your code has cycles
13:04:01Yardanicoit does
13:04:05Yardanicofor simple cases
13:04:18Yardanicoif it could do that for all cases - there would be no need in a cycle collector kind of :P
13:04:27Yardanicothere was an idea proposed by treeform to add logging to orc
13:04:33Yardanicoso it would show what types form cycles
13:04:34FromDiscord<dom96> Am I reading a rephrased article now?
13:04:36Yardanico4raq said that it's a good idea
13:04:41FromDiscord<dom96> because it looks perfectly clear to me
13:04:49narimiranhaha, nope
13:04:50FromDiscord<haxscramper> I just don't see any reason to put things that could be viewed even remotely negative anywhere except for footnotes or end of the article
13:05:30FromDiscord<haxscramper> Because nobody ever reads anything, but immediately start start *assuming*
13:11:59FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> I have a long `array[x,float64]` how to convert it to `array[x,float32]` in a convinient way
13:15:09FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Hi
13:15:26FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> Anyone online
13:15:52FromDiscord<Vindaar> we're here, lurking in the shadows.โ†ตโ†ตand hey ๐Ÿ™‚
13:16:18FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> so can you answer my question
13:17:19FromDiscord<Vindaar> well, given that it's an array you cannot use procs from `sequtils`, e.g. `mapIt`. From the top of my head I'd just use a for loop. That's only 2 lines after all
13:17:49narimiran`for i, element in firstArray: secondArray[i] = float32(element)`?
13:18:05FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> okay so create a new array
13:18:09FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> and map to it
13:18:11FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> thanks
13:18:46FromDiscord<Vindaar> yes, for instance.โ†ตIt's up to you to be certain of course that your float64 can be represented by float32
13:21:18narimiranleorize, leorize[m]1 add some empty lines between your list on HN
13:22:25leorize[m]yea I just did
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14:30:36FromGitter<offbeat-stuff> I have a shaderProgramID from easygl How to check if it a viable shader
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14:41:02FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Hey
14:41:33FromDiscord<KaiOShin> How do I check I have a shaderProgramID from easygl How to check if it a viable shader
14:41:43FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Any help
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14:46:30disruptekyou probably want to consult an easygl community.
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14:49:42FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Okay lets talk opengl
14:49:57FromDiscord<KaiOShin> I have a var shaderProgramId = distinct Glint
14:50:02FromDiscord<KaiOShin> How do I check it
14:50:12FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Any gamedevs here
14:50:14disrupteksir, this is #nim.
14:50:38FromDiscord<Rika> <#706542664643772436> bruh
14:50:45disruptek#nim-gamedev seems to be a thing.
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14:50:54FromDiscord<Yardanico> indeed
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14:51:45disruptekclyybber: do you want me to pr criterion into important packages?
14:52:07FromDiscord<KaiOShin> How to do object orientied
14:52:19FromDiscord<KaiOShin> I want to extend a object
14:52:24FromDiscord<KaiOShin> with more properties
14:52:34FromDiscord<KaiOShin> type a = object
14:52:37FromDiscord<KaiOShin> thingy
14:52:43disruptektype NewObj = object of SomeOther ...
14:56:04FromDiscord<KaiOShin> It says inheritence only works on non-final objects
14:56:35FromDiscord<KaiOShin> What is a rootObj
14:56:47disruptekdid you see that link provided by Prestige?
14:57:15FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Yeah
14:57:22FromDiscord<KaiOShin> also what is that ref
14:57:45disbotmanual: 11the Nim Manual is https://nim-lang.org/docs/manual.html -- disruptek
14:58:06disrupteki think maybe scanning through the manual would save us all a lot of time.
14:59:02FromDiscord<KaiOShin> Got it ref is like a pointer
14:59:10disrupteka managed pointer, yes.
15:03:25FromDiscord<KaiOShin> How do i convert into another variable whose type is the extended version of it
15:03:39FromDiscord<KaiOShin> convert a var into another var
15:03:54disruptekNewType oldInstance or oldInstance.NewType
15:05:55FromDiscord<KaiOShin> It shows got that but wanted that error
15:06:10FromDiscord<Rika> what
15:06:25FromDiscord<KaiOShin> I have a new function for the main type
15:06:38FromDiscord<KaiOShin> I wanna use that to create the variable
15:06:38FromDiscord<Rika> that means youre passing the wrong type doesnt it?
15:06:52disbotpaste: 11a frowned-upon behavior in chat; please use a service such as https://play.nim-lang.org/ or http://ix.io/ or https://gist.github.com/ and supply us a URL instead. -- disruptek
15:06:55FromDiscord<KaiOShin> then attach the other properties to it
15:07:12disrupteki think some time with the manual is warranted. there are code examples there that can give you a better feel for the language.
15:08:10FromDiscord<KaiOShin> https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AVq
15:09:10disruptekmodel2d needs to be a ref.
15:09:39disruptekpro tip: when using inheritance, only use refs.
15:10:12disrupteknModel() needs to alloc result, also.
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15:20:46FromGitter<BeboBBM> Yeaaa, 1.4.0 is here ๐Ÿฅฐ
15:21:42TomDotTomDoes anyone know of a nim json (de)serialization library similar to Python's Marshmallow ?
15:22:02disruptekwhat's special about marshmallow?
15:22:33supakeenIt's a deserialization library that uses object definitions.
15:22:49supakeenSo you make an object and then say 'yo gimme this object from these bytes' or 'yo put this object into some bytes plx'
15:23:00disrupteksounds like json.to
15:23:02supakeenbasically orm
15:23:19supakeensince it also does yo this object has a sequence of this object
15:32:04narimiraninvalid links saga continues: https://forum.nim-lang.org/t/6936
15:32:20Yardaniconarimiran: there's a PR
15:32:21Yardanicoto fix that
15:32:35disbotโžฅ Fix #235 - invalid links
15:32:47kinkinkijkinhey disruptek, I'm having a bit of a hard time getting which specifics of swayipc are specific to sway ipc and which are necessary for unix socket comms
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15:33:07narimiranYardanico: merged
15:33:51Yardanicoit's not mine but good :)
15:34:58disruptekkinkinkijkin: only the socket.send or socket.recv stuff is unix socket related.
15:35:14narimiranstill semi broken
15:35:17narimiranfixing again
15:35:43kinkinkijkinso, writing entirely between two nim processes, no serialization is needed?
15:35:55FromDiscord<Clyybber> disruptek: Sure
15:36:08disruptekserialization is (likely) needed, yes, but you don't need to use nesm.
15:36:31disrupteki mean, what is serialization? it's not needed if you don't need to serialize. ๐Ÿ˜‰
15:36:49disruptekyou can use frosty for simple native serialization.
15:36:49disruptek!repo frosty
15:36:49disbothttps://github.com/disruptek/frosty -- 9frosty: 11Serialize native Nim objects to strings, streams, or sockets โ›„ 15 16โญ 0๐Ÿด
15:36:53kinkinkijkinheh, im just writing strings
15:36:59disruptekuse frosty.
15:37:18disruptekand maybe wrap supersnappy around it if you want compression.
15:37:23disruptek!repo supersnappy
15:37:24disbothttps://github.com/guzba/supersnappy -- 9supersnappy: 11Dependency-free and performant Nim Snappy implementation. 15 15โญ 0๐Ÿด
15:37:42disruptekclyybber: ๐Ÿ‘
15:38:16kinkinkijkinim just writing strings from one application to another, this is required?
15:38:21kinkinkijkinnim strings both ways
15:38:31disruptekno. if you're certain it's just strings, you don't need either.
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15:39:00disruptekthere's a proc for sending strings; sendStr or recvStr or similarly named.
15:39:13disruptekit has a trivial impl.
15:39:34kinkinkijkinwell that puts me back at 0
15:39:41disruptekhow do you figure?
15:39:43kinkinkijkinactually i can check something
15:40:01kinkinkijkindaemon is not reading anything from the ui client
15:40:16kinkinkijkineven though the ui client is successfully sending it
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15:40:47disruptekwhat happens as a result of the recv?
15:41:05kinkinkijkinoh i just checked, .accept isn't even working for some reason
15:41:13kinkinkijkinthe recv was returning nothing
15:41:18kinkinkijkinaccept is waiting forever
15:41:37disruptekare you using async?
15:42:03disrupteki dunno if i have an async server i can point you to.
15:45:49kinkinkijkinoh I got past that... changed an asyncCheck to a waitFor and it started working
15:46:03disruptekasyncCheck is for chumps.
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15:46:31kinkinkijkini gotta runForever so i gotta use *something*
15:46:49disruptekyes, but asyncCheck is never what you want.
15:47:03kinkinkijkingood to know then
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15:47:47disruptekcue dom96 popping in to disagree.
15:48:23disruptekanyway, does your c/s work now?
15:49:08kinkinkijkinnow crashes setting up the special sockets for daemon/ui communication
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15:49:18FromDiscord<dom96> heh, asyncCheck is a fact of life
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15:49:26FromDiscord<dom96> It's default behaviour sucks though
15:49:26disruptekyour life, maybe.
15:49:37FromDiscord<dom96> (edit) 'It's' => 'Its'
15:49:40disruptekcrashes how?
15:50:22kinkinkijkinreal long repeating recursive error
15:50:30kinkinkijkinso im doing something VERY wrong here
15:50:30TomDotTomdisruptek/supakeen: Got pulled afk at exactly the wrong time. Marshmallow is ORMish. Basically I'd like to be able do things like define defaults for missing fields when deserialising json into a Nim obj.
15:51:00disruptekyou should maybe look at the status stuff. it's likely more full-featured.
15:51:06disruptek!repo nim-serialization
15:51:08disbothttps://github.com/jangko/msgpack4nim -- 9msgpack4nim: 11 MessagePack serializer/deserializer implementation for Nim / msgpack.org[Nim] 15 86โญ 15๐Ÿด 7& 13 more...
15:51:34disruptekwell, not that. i forget what it's called. just trawling the status repos should find it right quick.
15:56:26TomDotTomThx for the starting point I think status json-nim-serialization may do just enough
15:59:49TomDotTomAh, maybe not. Still no default pragma
16:01:11TomDotTomMight just have to handcode a bunch of `to` procs for the time being.
16:02:01disruptek!repo eminim
16:02:02disbothttps://github.com/planetis-m/eminim -- 9eminim: 11JSON deserialization macro for nim 15 16โญ 4๐Ÿด
16:02:27disruptekthis might be worth working with.
16:03:22PrestigeDang, that's pretty neat
16:03:57disruptekyeah, it'll probably be the basic of a serialization side for my jason lib.
16:04:04disrupteker, deserialization
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16:06:34TomDotTomThat might make life easier :)
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16:38:09FromDiscord<nikki> https://github.com/beached/daw_json_link
16:38:16FromDiscord<nikki> this one was cool for c++
16:38:48FromDiscord<nikki> basically parses json directly into your user types without an intermediate representation
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16:55:03nikki93leorize: now that 1.4 is out, should nimlsp be updated for that change in nimsuggest for 1.4? or is that change not in 1.4
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17:00:28disruptekit's in 1.4.
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17:40:34FromDiscord<Innokentiy Sokolov> that c++ logo is a state of art
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17:51:53FromDiscord<exelotl> needs lens flare
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18:05:25FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> msgpack for nim
18:05:30FromDiscord<Avatarfighter> i love who ever made that
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18:18:10FromDiscord<reilly> I'm making a Nimble package that relies on a submodule. Will Nimble automatically get that submodule when `nimble install`ing?
18:18:38Yardanicowhat is a "submodule"?
18:18:41Yardanicoother nimble module or what?
18:18:51FromDiscord<reilly> A Git submodule.
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18:19:39FromDiscord<reilly> Is there anything I can do about that, or am I just going to have to include a copy?
18:20:04Yardanicoyou can require a git submodule in .nimble requirements I think
18:20:05disruptekyou can complain to shashlick or contribute to nimph.
18:20:21disbotโžฅ nimph 2.0
18:20:48Yardanico@reilly your submodule will need to have correct nimble structure too
18:21:15disruptekif you want nimble to understand it, i really wouldn't bother trying to make it work with submodules.
18:21:51Yardanico@reilly wait so your submodule is a different git repo right?
18:21:55Yardanicothen there's no problem at all
18:22:17Yardanicojust add it to .nimble file with a direct github link (that package will need to have correct nimble structure too)
18:22:26Yardanicoand then you will be able to use it in your project just fine
18:22:28Yardanicowith normal imports
18:22:38disruptekwell, no.
18:23:01FromDiscord<reilly> No, it's not another Nim thing anyway. It's basically just a load of json that I need, so that wouldn't work.
18:23:05disruptekbecause the path will be wrong and it won't be a submodule.
18:23:15Yardanicodisruptek: we are talking about nimble packages
18:23:32disruptekYardanico: are you sure about that?
18:23:35Yardanico@reilly it's better to include all files which are needed by the package statically
18:23:39Yardanicoinstead of downloading them
18:23:50disruptekdon't tell the guy how to do his job.
18:23:51supakeenwhy is it parsecsv, parsecfg, parsesql vs xmlparser, htmlparser
18:24:17supakeenand how much would people be annoyed if it was parsexml and parsehtml
18:24:46Yardanicoparse* packages offer "low-level" parsing
18:24:51Yardanicowithout any high level stuff, just parsing
18:25:47Yardanicothere was a reason why 1.4 release wasn't linked on the forum ;)
18:26:12Yardanicoit's not like narimiran forgot about it, no, it was done intentionally
18:26:23Yardanicosee e.g. https://forum.nim-lang.org/t/6935#43448
18:34:43FromDiscord<Clyybber> @reilly Maybe you could init the submodule in the .nimble
18:35:30FromDiscord<Clyybber> @dom96 might know more
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18:40:04disruptekyou can do anything in nimscript, that's why it's such a poor choice.
18:47:34FromDiscord<treeform> @Yardanico lol the cat is out of the bag now, its on HN front page with tons of comments. You can't hide it now.
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18:50:08reversem3What language paradigm are you supposed to use if not oop? Functional?
18:51:39FromDiscord<reilly> Procedural, probably.
18:52:55FromDiscord<Yardanico> @treeform no, HN was posted intentionally :))
18:53:08FromDiscord<Yardanico> no forum post an no tweet - intentionally too
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18:53:54disruptektreeform: problem is, we still haven't learned how to do a release.
18:54:27FromDiscord<Rika> procedural, or afaik functional works too
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18:55:34FromDiscord<lqdev> nim is more aimed at procedural
18:56:01FromDiscord<lqdev> with a tad of object oriented
18:57:17FromDiscord<nikki> also "generic programming"
18:57:40disruptekfunny, i think of it as a compiled lisp.
18:57:53FromDiscord<nikki> is sbcl a compiled lisp
18:58:03FromDiscord<nikki> cool
18:58:26FromDiscord<nikki> most lisps aren't heavy on static typing i think. there's eg. shen, and racket has a typing module
18:58:47disruptekwell, i see these as the earliest days of a long future for nim.
18:58:48FromDiscord<nikki> oh also carp. which is kind of new and interesting. also compiles to C
18:59:03disrupteki expect us to get more functional as we go forward.
18:59:18FromDiscord<nikki> for sure. personally to me nim doesn't feel like about any one paradigm out there as much as just ... you just use its constructs and keep coding and it ends up fitting each thing you're doing
18:59:23FromDiscord<nikki> but also i haven't written that much nim yet at all lol
18:59:57FromDiscord<nikki> yea seems like that with the recent thing of taking non-var params mostly, but then var params when you need to modify. vs. ref objects everywhere
19:00:54FromDiscord<Rika> nim fits both procedural and functional
19:00:57FromDiscord<nikki> https://github.com/carp-lang/Carp this is carp -- doesn't have a gc. uses linear-ish things
19:00:59FromDiscord<Rika> it is up to the programmer which they uise
19:02:02FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> even oop if you really want to, but in a minimalistic way (that you can extend with macros)
19:02:22FromDiscord<Vindaar> I'm really surprised how positive most of the Nim reception is on e.g. HN these days ๐Ÿ™‚
19:02:52FromDiscord<nikki> yea it also depends i guess on whether oop means static-classy oop like c++/java; or dynamic-classy oop like smaltalk/ruby, or just actor model shenanigans like erlang, and also whether multimethods like clos
19:02:58disruptekagree; people seem to be taking it more seriously lately.
19:03:21FromDiscord<Rika> maybe the trolls are sleeping right now
19:03:34FromDiscord<nikki> i feel like nim's ast ergonomics lend themselves to macros more nicely than s-exps. like the resultant DSLs end up looking really nice
19:03:39FromDiscord<Yardanico> trolls understood that Nim has grown past their influence :)
19:03:58FromDiscord<Clyybber> disruptek: Did you try --useVersion:1.2 with criterion now?
19:04:12disrupteknot with head.
19:04:33disruptekcriterion head uses --useVersion:1.2 in a test, though.
19:05:19FromDiscord<nikki> nim's flexibility is kind of incredible imo. https://github.com/yglukhov/nimsl i don't think this is really that achievable in any other statically typed lang out there
19:06:45FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> could the go gc be broken?
19:07:33FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki everytime I hack together some new DSL I'm almost aghast at how far Nim syntax can be abused, haha
19:07:36disrupteki think google would be making a bigger stink. ๐Ÿ˜
19:08:17FromDiscord<nikki> @Recruit_main707 broken as in leaking or sth?
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19:08:50FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> when i run the thavlak test it just said everything was nil and looped hella fast without doing nothing
19:08:51FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar lol i really want to make a DSL that basically turns vim into a tracker (like a fasttracker 2 style music tracker)
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19:09:29FromDiscord<nikki> @Recruit_main707 maybe it biases toward not deallocating at all if it's a quick-run program? is it a long-running program?
19:09:47FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> n
19:10:05FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> pressed enter too soon
19:10:06FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> no
19:10:15FromDiscord<nikki> as in not long-running?
19:10:19FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> ye
19:10:30FromDiscord<nikki> i think go may just not run the GC
19:11:03FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki how would _that_ work though?
19:11:26FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar the tracker DSL?
19:11:51FromDiscord<Vindaar> yes
19:11:56FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> i tried it yesterday and it didnt work, im trying today and it says it couldnt load libgo.dll, so im looking for it before opening an issue
19:12:10FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> (edit) 'work,' => 'work correctly,'
19:12:27disruptekyou probably need the later windows dist.
19:12:28FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar i was thinking that maybe you could have different parts. like a drum machine. and then some synth weirdness. and trigger samples. and they're all having local programs to time themselves at various intervals. so you could make weird polyrhythmic techno. so not really a tracker necessarily but you could have modules that read data that looks like a bunch of lines of notes that would be tracker-like
19:12:43FromDiscord<nikki> i haven't tried go on windows and don't plan to lol
19:12:49FromDiscord<nikki> only have used it on macos / linux so far
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19:13:08FromDiscord<Yardanico> @disruptek good joke
19:13:10disruptekthere was an issue with windows dist not getting all the binaries it needed.
19:13:15FromDiscord<Yardanico> But we don't ship go dll :)
19:13:23FromDiscord<tinygiant> Got another one ... need to pull function comments and prototypes from a plain text code file, including multi-line comments (and possibly multi- line prototypes) that use various methods for marking the comments. Is this a job for npeg? Anyone know if there is a working example out there somewhere?
19:13:40FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki wait I'm just not quite following how you'd use macros for that, but that's probably because the idea is over my head, hehe
19:14:13disruptektinygiant: something like that (still in devel):
19:14:15disruptek!repo gully
19:14:16disbothttps://github.com/disruptek/gully -- 9gully: 11a code comment formatter 15 3โญ 0๐Ÿด
19:14:21FromDiscord<nikki> haha just like (in multiple lines) `drums: x x - x x - x -; synth: c e - c#` or something
19:14:25disruptekuses npeg for comment parsing.
19:14:31FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar ^ like a notes + timing DSL for musix
19:14:34FromDiscord<nikki> (edit) '@Vindaar ^ like a notes + timing DSL for ... musix' => '@Vindaar ^ like a notes + timing DSL fortriggering'
19:14:36FromDiscord<Vindaar> ohh! that makes sense @nikki haha
19:14:39FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> > But we don't ship go dll :)โ†ต@Yardanico where can i get it
19:14:51disruptekhow is it that you had it yesterday and not today?
19:14:51FromDiscord<Yardanico> I don't know
19:14:53FromDiscord<Yardanico> Never tried it
19:15:06FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar nice. and yeah you can imagine different parts having different lengths and thus making weird offbeat music
19:15:13FromDiscord<Vindaar> yup
19:15:16FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> disruptek, maybe i missed the error message yesterday
19:15:19FromDiscord<Yardanico> Try downloading Go
19:15:24FromDiscord<Yardanico> Maybe it has that dll
19:15:29FromDiscord<Yardanico> Seems logical, right?
19:15:36FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> and there it goes the go gc benchmark
19:15:43FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar one thing that'd be cool is you could actually have code that says like "increase this parameter of the drum machine over time, until time T" or sth. like code in logic for your song. instead of needing to draw those curves out in Ableton or w/e
19:15:50disrupteki thought go was a learning language for der kinder koden.
19:16:10FromDiscord<tinygiant> Thanks! I'll take a look as soon as I can.
19:16:16FromDiscord<nikki> imagining kubernetes as a drawing hung on a kindergarten wall rn
19:16:32FromDiscord<nikki> it makes sense! each drawing is a 'node' and you use crayons to connect them
19:16:35FromDiscord<nikki> distributed systems woohoo
19:17:17disruptekkubes rhymes with pubes.
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19:17:41disruptekhateful no-good platform.
19:18:33FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki doesn't omni allow you to do this sort of stuff?
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19:19:23FromDiscord<nikki> oh i think it might. only briefly looked at it
19:19:45FromDiscord<nikki> it seems to be the same idea haha ๐Ÿ˜„ yeag
19:19:49FromDiscord<Vindaar> (music stuff is really not my expertise haha)
19:20:01FromDiscord<nikki> the main successful other real langs out there for this kinda thing seem to be ChucK, supercollider, ...
19:21:43FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar what are you hacking on in nim?
19:21:59FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki gotta go for a bit, bbl
19:27:27FromDiscord<treeform> disruptek, are you going to name thing with constant-constant-y too now?
19:27:35FromDiscord<treeform> like https://github.com/disruptek/gully
19:27:41disruptekthat shit is old.
19:28:20FromDiscord<treeform> ok
19:28:57disruptekyour naming scheme is safe, bro.
19:29:07FromDiscord<treeform> thanks
19:29:18disruptekfrosty slipped in accidentally.
19:29:27disrupteklunacy, too.
19:30:08disrupteki don't want long-term association with the dogshit i publish.
19:31:59FromDiscord<tomck> Hello, what's nim's support for bitfields?
19:32:08disrupteksee the manual for sets.
19:32:50FromDiscord<tomck> Sorry, i'm talking about 'bitsize'
19:32:59disruptekthey can be converted to bitfields by default; you can set the conversion type with {.sizeof: int32.} or whatever, if necessary.
19:33:10FromDiscord<tomck> I've seen there's a pragma for generating them through to C, is that guaranteed for any other platforms or is it just backend dependent?
19:33:25disruptekwhich pragma?
19:33:34FromDiscord<tomck> sent a long message, see http://ix.io/2AXm
19:33:39FromDiscord<tomck> https://nim-lang.org/docs/manual.html#implementation-specific-pragmas-bitsize-pragma
19:34:03FromDiscord<tomck> does this just hint for c generation, or is there any support for other backends?
19:34:16disruptekyou mean like objc?
19:34:24FromDiscord<tomck> I'm writing some graphics code, need to be assured that certain bits are being packed correctly
19:34:26FromDiscord<tomck> yeah or c++
19:34:30FromDiscord<tomck> there's a c++ backend right..?
19:34:49FromDiscord<tomck> Like, is this only defined in terms of the c backend
19:34:51disruptekshould be fine for c/c++.
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19:35:12FromDiscord<tomck> alright cool
19:35:40disrupteksorry, i was still thinking you meant a .bitsize on a set type.. ๐Ÿ˜‰
19:36:52disruptektomck: where have you been hiding, anyway; seems like i haven't seen you aroun' lately.
19:38:07FromDiscord<shashlick> Who wants some help on something? Have some brain cells to offer for the next hour
19:38:27disrupteki don't believe it.
19:39:25reversem3So donโ€™t treat nim like python then I take it?
19:39:52FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Nope
19:40:14FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Nimscript can kinda be treated like python, but they're very different languages significant whitespace aside
19:40:41disruptekc'mon, nim is basically python.
19:40:52disrupteklet's just stop pretending.
19:40:55FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> How's python's IC coming
19:41:10disrupteki have an infinite loop in my pycompiler.
19:42:52FromDiscord<tomck> disruptek: Just busy with stuff, just got a brand new baby so don't have much time for stuff like this
19:43:14disrupteknice, i hear the 2020 models are pretty sweet.
19:43:21FromDiscord<tomck> mm, quite loud
19:43:33FromDiscord<tomck> Plus old project got a bit bogged down in the details, same as always
19:44:03FromDiscord<tomck> Really like nim though, so will probably be popping back in for new projects as they come, doing a voxel game engine atm, prepare for more arc questions!
19:44:18disruptekcool, we need more arc problems.
19:44:34disruptekarc bugs been getting pretty thin on the ground.
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19:47:02reversem3Iโ€™m just trying to figure the right way to program with nim
19:47:27FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Preferablly with your keyboard
19:49:08disruptekit's closer to go than python, i'd say.
19:49:18disruptekcloser to rust than go.
19:50:11FromDiscord<tomck> disruptek: What're you working on >?
19:50:29disrupteki'm trying to heat my whole house with infinite loops.
19:50:37nikki93reversem3: may make sense to just keep practicing and then you'll develop your own ideas of ways to program with it
19:50:46FromDiscord<Rika> mm, computer-as-a-space-heater
19:50:55FromDiscord<Rika> CaaSH
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19:51:17nikki93reversem3: like, you may develop insights that aren't describable purely in terms of other programming languages, and those are the must fun + valuable ones in my experience
19:51:28disruptek!pull mangling
19:51:30disbothttps://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/pull/14632 -- 3porting name mangling from ic effort 7& 19 more...
19:52:01nikki93reversem3: having practical projects to work through is useful, the "nim in action" book has some ideas and guidance
19:52:15FromDiscord<dom96> > I'm making a Nimble package that relies on a submodule. Will Nimble automatically get that submodule when `nimble install`ing?โ†ต@reilly I mean I don't know why @Yardanico said no, pretty sure this should work
19:52:45FromDiscord<nikki> if it does the equivalent of `git clone --recursive` then it should work right?
19:53:51FromDiscord<dom96> pretty sure it runs `git submodule --init`
19:54:31FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - https://github.com/dom96/choosenim/pull/231
19:54:32disbotโžฅ Post all builds on master
19:55:18FromDiscord<dom96> where do I find the built binaries?
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19:56:02FromDiscord<shashlick> i have some posted here - https://github.com/genotrance/choosenim/releases
19:56:04FromDiscord<nikki> https://github.com/nim-lang/nimble/blob/6609a490a97510c14d4d7784d06e33e1c5e9f3dc/src/nimblepkg/download.nim#L53-L54 seems like it does to `--recursive` on the initial clone too
19:56:13FromDiscord<shashlick> they won't get built on your repo until you merge it cause it only builds for master
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19:56:43FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> can you get the gc that is being used instead of checking if x gc is being used?
19:56:56disruptekfrom config options, most likely.
19:57:17disruptekTGCMode from compiler/options.nim
19:57:29FromDiscord<dom96> > they won't get built on your repo until you merge it cause it only builds for masterโ†ต@shashlick sure, I understand. Releasing is priority right now
19:57:32FromDiscord<dom96> I'll review that PR later
19:58:00FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - you can use those binaries to verify that the new static builds work
19:58:04FromDiscord<shashlick> i tested them and they seem fine
19:58:13FromDiscord<shashlick> i have osx 10.13 tho so not sure if that's old enough
19:58:34FromDiscord<dom96> Which platforms did you test?
19:58:43FromDiscord<dom96> Anyone else around that wants to help us test them? ๐Ÿ™‚
19:58:43FromDiscord<shashlick> win/lin/osx
19:58:52FromDiscord<shashlick> i asked multiple times here, no responses
19:59:20FromDiscord<dom96> Test your current platforms here: https://github.com/genotrance/choosenim/releases
20:00:06FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> thanks disruptek
20:01:16FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick hm, this seems like a bug https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766752642578776084/unknown.png
20:01:22FromDiscord<dom96> not a showstopper though
20:01:30FromDiscord<tomck> disruptek: What infinite loops? i may have some of my own if you're still cold
20:01:47FromDiscord<tomck> @dom96 Nim's on 1.4 now?
20:01:58FromDiscord<dom96> yep, it was just released today
20:02:07FromDiscord<tomck> ah, cool
20:02:22disruptekit gets cold in vermont; i may need more cores.
20:02:52FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 isn't that because they have their PATH set incorrectly
20:03:29FromDiscord<dom96> it is set correctly though
20:03:36FromDiscord<dom96> and I just got the same on my mac
20:04:11FromDiscord<dom96> oh wait, on mac the warning is valid
20:04:32FromDiscord<shashlick> i'm also seeing it on linux - hmm
20:04:53FromDiscord<dom96> it shouldn't happen on ~/.nimble/bin though since that is where choosenim installs
20:05:54FromDiscord<dom96> is that what it complains about on Linux for you?
20:06:24FromDiscord<nikki> how does one build the .rst files under doc/ ? looking to render manual.rst to a pdf that is well-sized and formatted for reading on my ipad
20:06:39FromDiscord<reilly> A bit of poking around reveals it doesn't appear to be cloning the submodule. I wouldn't be surprised if this was an error on my part, though.
20:06:42FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - ya it complains on install but is fine if I just switch around
20:06:53FromDiscord<shashlick> also, remove doesn't really work either
20:07:03FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick I also get the "blah blah use --firstInstall" message when switching on Windows
20:07:30FromDiscord<shashlick> https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766754206967136276/unknown.png
20:07:37FromDiscord<nikki> ah i see, it's through koch
20:08:09FromDiscord<dom96> huh, weird
20:08:28FromDiscord<shashlick> remove is not even in the help
20:08:42FromDiscord<shashlick> hm, probably cause my branch wasn't rebased
20:08:43FromDiscord<shashlick> meh
20:08:51FromDiscord<dom96> ahh, yeah, probably.
20:09:05FromDiscord<dom96> do the builds take long?
20:09:12FromDiscord<shashlick> 15 minutes
20:09:30FromDiscord<shashlick> if you merge that PR, it will build latest master
20:09:49FromDiscord<shashlick> changes aren't much beyond getting some values from git and setting env vars
20:10:14FromDiscord<dom96> ok, merged. I don't like that build.sh is in the top-level but oh well
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20:10:48reversem3<nikki93 "nixfreak: having practical proje"> Thanks Iโ€™ll just keep practicing
20:11:19FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - you need to set GITHUB_OAUTH_TOKEN in travis tho - i removed the secure key and forgot about it ๐Ÿ˜
20:11:35FromDiscord<shashlick> meh
20:11:57FromDiscord<shashlick> had to do that so that i could test deploy on my fork
20:13:55FromDiscord<dom96> where do I put that?
20:14:00FromDiscord<shashlick> in the UI
20:14:05FromDiscord<dom96> lol
20:14:11FromDiscord<dom96> can you be more specific? ๐Ÿ™‚
20:14:16FromDiscord<shashlick> https://travis-ci.org/github/dom96/choosenim/settings
20:14:34FromDiscord<shashlick> i seem to have access - i can add my token
20:15:03FromDiscord<shashlick> but it might show my account on releases
20:15:11FromDiscord<shashlick> lmk i can do it if you prefer
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20:15:51FromDiscord<dom96> yeah, go for it
20:17:11FromDiscord<shashlick> okay done
20:17:43Zevvcongrats again folks!
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20:20:52ZevvHN discussions ending up _very_ positive as well, excellent PR
20:23:25FromGitter<iffy> Yes, congrats everyone!
20:23:32FromDiscord<dom96> yeah, nice to see some testimonials ๐Ÿ˜„
20:24:02FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Hey my nico test of my nimscript interop works nicely ๐Ÿ˜„ https://streamable.com/i0boat
20:24:13PrestigeNice :)
20:24:40Prestigethat's really cool @ele
20:25:01FromDiscord<Recruit_main707> it surely is
20:25:10FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Thanks, i'm just happy my past few days work actually sorta works
20:25:30FromGitter<iffy> And @dom96, I'm really excited to see a choosenim pre-release coming up! Thanks for all your work on that
20:26:02FromDiscord<dom96> Big thanks to @shashlick too, he's been doing a lot more work than me lately, and not just on choosenim but also on nimble ๐Ÿ™‚
20:26:41FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I still have an issue with my const i use to store the script signatures, order of declaration is the difference between having a working project
20:28:53FromDiscord<Clyybber> @Elegant Beef damn, awesome
20:29:05FromDiscord<Clyybber> although, I cannot forgive `){.`
20:29:44FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I mean i dont deserve any praise, i'm just mostly removing boilerplate from pmunch's writeup
20:30:38FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> The most creative thing i've done is cry cause of that const : P
20:32:16FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> These two lines are the bane of my existance working on this project https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/371759389889003532/766760444487925760/unknown.png
20:34:38FromDiscord<exelotl> in the future it won't be possible to use IC when you have {.compileTime.} variables right?
20:35:24FromDiscord<exelotl> (I'm using them a fair bit, in my project, and it probably won't be easy to port them all to using macrocache)
20:38:44FromDiscord<dom96> there is a module you can use for storing data between macros invokations if that's what you're using this for
20:38:54FromDiscord<dom96> for some reason the name of this module always escapes me, but I use it in jester
20:39:28FromDiscord<notchris> Hello all!
20:39:42Zevvhi chris
20:39:43Zevvoh wait
20:40:18FromDiscord<Rika> hi !chris
20:40:23FromDiscord<notchris> I'm a new nim user, and I'm having an issue with VsCode where I have a procedure and type in one file, i 'import' it, but in my main file, when i save, it will error and say it does not exist until i save again
20:40:33FromDiscord<notchris> also hi @Rika zevv ๐Ÿ™‚
20:40:36FromDiscord<exelotl> @dom96 it's this one: https://nim-lang.org/docs/macrocache.html
20:41:29FromDiscord<lqdev> some docs for this module would be niceโ€ฆ
20:41:32FromDiscord<notchris> I am using "Nim Alt" for vscode
20:41:50FromDiscord<lqdev> @notchris that's actually intended
20:41:54FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Doesnt nim suggest only lint saved files?
20:41:55FromDiscord<lqdev> how else would you implement that?
20:42:01FromDiscord<lqdev> nimsuggest only sees what you saved
20:42:16FromDiscord<lqdev> or rather, the compiler
20:42:18FromDiscord<notchris> Ah I see, i think its because i come from js, and the imports update automatically
20:42:22FromDiscord<lqdev> because errors are handled by `nim check` :)
20:42:36FromDiscord<notchris> Is that because JS doesnt need compilation?
20:42:47FromDiscord<lqdev> that's probably part of the reason
20:43:06FromDiscord<lqdev> compiling nim is much slower than executing js
20:43:10FromDiscord<InventorMatt> If you turn autosave on you could quietly solve the problem permanently
20:43:18FromDiscord<notchris> That would be cool
20:43:24FromDiscord<notchris> Also, in nims defense
20:43:35FromDiscord<notchris> compiling / running nim takes 1/2 the time to run a webpack app
20:43:50FromDiscord<lqdev> i just used to ctrl+s every two seconds lol
20:44:14FromDiscord<notchris> @InventorMatt Is that option in the vscode config?
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20:45:08FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Vscode has a setting for autosaving every X seconds
20:45:13FromDiscord<notchris> ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
20:45:33FromDiscord<notchris> Is there a potential downside?
20:45:49FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> You have a record player as a HDD and it takes ages to save ๐Ÿ˜„
20:46:13FromDiscord<notchris> Haha fair
20:46:39FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - https://github.com/dom96/choosenim/releases
20:47:02FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick brilliant. I guess it would be nice to fix those warnings before releasing
20:47:09FromDiscord<dom96> I'm currently distracted by HN ๐Ÿ™‚
20:47:23FromDiscord<shashlick> makes sense - will try to figure it out
20:48:15FromDiscord<shashlick> remove works now ๐Ÿ˜„
20:48:26FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> So going back to my const thing, this static call, is there a better way to implement this without using a static call? https://play.nim-lang.org/#ix=2AXK
20:49:06FromDiscord<notchris> I need to learn about macros / what they do ๐Ÿ™‚
20:49:28FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Lol they work on the AST to modify the passed in user written code
20:49:32FromDiscord<Rika> if you're a beginner, i recommend only doing so after learning more about nim
20:49:33FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> They're awesome and yes you do
20:49:51FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Yea you dont need to learn them as a beginner but once you start using them you'll always use them
20:50:08FromDiscord<dom96> also, welcome to the Nim discord @notchris ๐Ÿ˜„
20:50:11FromDiscord<notchris> @Rika True, also is your name from Hirgurashi?
20:50:24FromDiscord<notchris> thank you @dom96 my friend introduced me to Nim and im enjoying it a lot!
20:50:41FromDiscord<Rika> no it is not
20:50:44FromDiscord<notchris> I've only made a few small things so far
20:50:45FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> Good friend
20:50:56FromDiscord<notchris> @Rika Ah okay, Rika from higurashi has a purple hair xD
20:51:24FromDiscord<Rika> okay
20:52:10FromDiscord<notchris> @Rika I saw your avatar and thought maybe it was. Which title is from?
20:52:20FromDiscord<Rika> not an anime
20:52:26FromDiscord<Rika> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkngxfPbmGyGl_RIq4FA3MQ/
20:52:58FromDiscord<notchris> Ah musical artist?
20:53:05FromDiscord<notchris> It sounds good
20:53:32FromDiscord<Rika> no, streamer
20:53:44FromDiscord<notchris> Haha im just totally guessing wrong today!
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20:55:32FromDiscord<notchris> It's cool how they sync the animation with the audio in a way
20:56:09FromDiscord<Rika> let's move to <#371759607934353448>
21:06:26FromDiscord<Elegant Beef> I just keep playing with this interop and have got inputs from nico now
21:12:35FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - all builds are done
21:12:44FromDiscord<shashlick> am not able to reproduce that shadowed issue anymore
21:15:35FromGitter<alehander92> toi
21:15:36FromGitter<alehander92> oi
21:15:49FromGitter<alehander92> i am looking at chats to find out people looking for me
21:15:58FromGitter<alehander92> and i only found out disruptek and yardanico are best pals now
21:16:05FromGitter<alehander92> so dissapointed
21:16:19FromGitter<alehander92> i am so off nim these days, that i saw from HN
21:16:22FromGitter<alehander92> that 1.4 is out :D
21:16:33FromGitter<alehander92> i think
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21:17:53FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki still around?
21:18:08FromDiscord<Clyybber> alehander92: Hey
21:18:12FromDiscord<Clyybber> why disappointed?
21:18:15FromDiscord<nikki> @Vindaar hai
21:19:28FromDiscord<Vindaar> @nikki I'm mostly doing science related stuff. my thesis (data analysis), plotting, optimization, data storage, ... recent weekend projects have been a R โ‡” Nim bridge and a DSL to write CT checked TeX code from Nim
21:19:36FromDiscord<nikki> ah i see
21:19:48FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick okay, in that case I'm releasing
21:19:58FromDiscord<dom96> can't even remember how to release choosenim anymore lol
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21:20:53FromDiscord<shashlick> just need to tag v0.6.1 and update the nim-lang.org version file I guess
21:20:57FromDiscord<shashlick> but we need a change log
21:21:24FromDiscord<dom96> yeah, writing one
21:21:30FromDiscord<dom96> also, I think we can bump to 0.7.0
21:22:25FromGitter<alehander92> i am kidding Clyybber
21:22:47FromGitter<alehander92> wow disruptek writing top HN comments
21:22:51FromGitter<alehander92> so corporate dude
21:23:24FromGitter<alehander92> what else is new these days
21:25:28FromDiscord<shashlick> cool
21:27:27leorize[m]HN stopped hating Nim
21:27:29leorize[m]that's kinda new tbh
21:28:56FromDiscord<shashlick> it's just the remove command and static builds, plus bug fixes
21:29:01FromGitter<akavel> Hi! In JS backend, I have a thirdparty func returning a JS Promise. Can I wrap it somehow with Nim's `asyncjs`?
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21:31:41FromGitter<akavel> (specifically, I'm in progress of trying to write a Firefox Webextension, and most API calls there return Promises)
21:32:48FromDiscord<dom96> bah, forgot I had this PR https://github.com/dom96/choosenim/pull/226
21:32:49disbotโžฅ Nightly update improvements
21:32:56FromDiscord<dom96> Let's hope merging it doesn't break anything ๐Ÿ™‚
21:32:56FromGitter<akavel> (e.g. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Add-ons/WebExtensions/API/bookmarks/create - I want to create several bookmarks in order, so I believe I need to chain them sequentially one by one)
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21:34:28FromDiscord<Clyybber> aleahdner92: Ah, thought so :P
21:36:18leorize[m]@alehander92 should be proficient in nim's js IIRC
21:36:25leorize[m]or was it someone else?
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21:40:28leorize[m]@akavel looks like `Future[T]` is basically Promises
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21:41:03leorize[m]just tell the compiler that those procedures return `Future[T]`, then they will be usable with asyncjs
21:43:17FromGitter<akavel> hm; so, something like: `proc createBookmark(params: JsObject): Future[JsObject] {.async, importcpp: "browser.bookmarks.create(#)".}` ?
21:50:08FromDiscord<dom96> oh, I forgot about reddit. Wow. 400 upvotes almost
21:50:37FromGitter<akavel> hm, but when I'm trying to call `await createBookmark`, I'm getting `Error: undeclared identifier: 'await'` ๐Ÿค”
21:50:49FromDiscord<dom96> async await isn't supported for the JS backend
21:51:51FromGitter<akavel> dom96: the https://nim-lang.org/docs/asyncjs.html page shows some `await` - so is this sample of JS code, not Nim?
21:52:42FromDiscord<dom96> hm, interesting
21:52:47FromDiscord<dom96> looks like there is some support there
21:52:54FromDiscord<dom96> where are you using `await createBookmark`?
21:53:02FromDiscord<dom96> is it in a {.async.} proc?
21:53:24FromDiscord<dom96> oooh, since when does godbolt support Nim? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ https://godbolt.org/z/bTses1
21:54:44FromGitter<akavel> Not really in an {.async.} proc as of now; it needs to be in one, yes?
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21:57:41leorize[m]@akavel yea
21:57:59leorize[m]@dom96 since 1.2
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22:03:10FromGitter<akavel> leorize[m]: hm, seems to have helped somewhat indeed - when I put `await` in `{.async.}` func, Nim no longer complains about unknown identifier; thanks! Now, still not sure how I connect such an async func into JS `Promise.then(...)` or something like this... do I just yank it as `some_promise.then(my_async_func)`?
22:08:13FromDiscord<dom96> alehander42: can you help?
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22:10:01FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - did you get my message
22:10:38FromDiscord<dom96> where?
22:10:55FromGitter<akavel> alehander42: basically, I'm in a karax callback (onclick), and I need to call several async APIs in a sequence...
22:11:39FromDiscord<dom96> looks like travis is waiting on Windows/Mac machines...
22:12:38FromGitter<akavel> alehander42: till I needed only 1 call, it worked with `createBookmark(...).then(proc callback() = ...)`; but now I need to do more of them, and with complex conditionals & flow, and with then-s it's getting super tricky; async/await could hopefully help here...
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22:15:25FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - DM'd you - the v0.7.0 tag is on a branch, not master
22:22:14FromDiscord<shashlick> fixed the tag situation - will rebuild - your PR worked without issues
22:22:18FromDiscord<neow> > @nikki I'm mostly doing science related stuff. my thesis (data analysis), plotting, optimization, data storage, ... recent weekend projects have been a R โ‡” Nim bridge and a DSL to write CT checked TeX code from Nimโ†ต@Vindaar TeX code using nim macros? is there a repo?
22:30:10FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick ahh yeah, sorry, been a long day. I don't see your DM though
22:30:16FromDiscord<dom96> did you send on Discord?
22:30:39FromDiscord<Yardanico> @neow
22:30:43FromDiscord<Yardanico> !repo latex
22:30:44disbothttps://github.com/Vindaar/LatexDSL -- 9LatexDSL: 11A mini DSL to generate LaTeX from Nim 15 11โญ 2๐Ÿด 7& 4 more...
22:32:05FromDiscord<neow> oh thank you
22:33:11kinkinkijkinokay, so ive got all the socket stuff figured out mostly
22:34:47kinkinkijkini just gotta serialize stuff for connecting to networks then you should see a user called "niceuser" pop up a few times
22:38:06kinkinkijkindisruptek, what would you recommend for serializing strings for irc?
22:38:19disruptekstrings don't need to be serialized, right?
22:38:39disruptekthey generally appear serially.
22:38:44kinkinkijkinover the network and using nim strings against ansi strings id think so
22:38:54disruptekhuh. why is that?
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22:39:21kinkinkijkinwell, i am succeeding at connecting to freenode but freenode isn't understanding my first command sent to it
22:39:36disruptekare you familiar with the irc module?
22:40:09FromDiscord<shashlick> @dom96 - no worries, its building
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22:40:25kinkinkijkinim not even using the irc module
22:40:34FromDiscord<shashlick> builds are being posted - https://github.com/dom96/choosenim/releases/tag/v0.7.0
22:40:55disruptekit does reproduce the network traffic that you want, right?
22:41:18kinkinkijkinmy code or the irc module?
22:41:24disruptekthe module.
22:41:34kinkinkijkini wouldn't know, havent looked into it
22:41:43disruptekit might be good inspiration.
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22:48:45kinkinkijkinokay im juuuust a little stuck for now
22:48:58kinkinkijkinseems there's something blocking and nothing is being sent to freenode at all
22:49:29disruptekyou said you're doing this async, right?
22:52:10kinkinkijkinim just gonna put this down for the night
22:52:15kinkinkijkingetting a bit of a headache
22:52:25disruptekfair enough, sounds like you made progress.
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23:05:31sschwarzerThanks for the 1.4 release. You're awesome! :-)
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23:07:52FromDiscord<Vindaar> @neow if you have questions about it, just shoot. Will go to bed soonish, but will answer tomorrow in that case
23:12:30FromDiscord<dom96> @shashlick okay. Iโ€™ll release it tomorrow.
23:19:06miprican you write something like canFail(5).ifThrown(0) , with the apparent method catching canFail's exception?
23:21:36PrestigeI think you just have to use try/except
23:26:34FromDiscord<InventorMatt> is there a way to enforce certain structures on a datatype without adding exceptions into procs that accept them? like a simple dumb example being a seq that can only have 4 values in it.
23:27:03disruptekmake them distinct and then control the means by which they are created and modified.
23:28:38leorize[m]mipri: you can but it's not really idomatic like that
23:28:38FromDiscord<InventorMatt> okay, thanks