[Firm] Small written interview for This is not a Monad Tutorial series

Federico Carrone federico.carrone at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 17:57:19 CEST 2015

It would be written, if that is fine for you. I have to finish the
questions for some previous interviews. As soon as possible I will send you
the questions.


On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 2:22 AM Matthias Braun <matze at braunis.de> wrote:

> Hi Federico,
> this is a great idea. In what form would you conduct the interview?
> Greetings
>     Matthias
> On Aug 10, 2015, at 6:00 AM, Federico Carrone <federico.carrone at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Hello Matthias and libfirm devs,
> I am interviewing different programming language and operating system
> creators, about the reasons why they have created the language/operating
> system, how they did it, what design choices they have faced, how it
> compares to other languages/operating systems, etc. I am working on an
> interview about LFE (Lisp Flavored Erlang, created by one of the Erlang
> creators), Pyret (a funny language created by Racket creators) and about
> MirageOS (Unikernel that runs in Xen that you develop with OCaml).
> The last two interviews I have done:
> *Eric Merritt, Erlang and distributed systems expert, gives his views on
> BEAM languages, Hindley–Milner type systems and new technologies (15k views
> in one day)*
> https://medium.com/this-is-not-a-monad-tutorial/eric-merritt-erlang-and-distributed-systems-expert-gives-his-views-on-beam-languages-hindley-a09b15f53a2f
> *Harvey, an operating system with Plan 9's shadow (5k views)*
> https://medium.com/this-is-not-a-monad-tutorial/harvey-an-operating-system-with-plan-9-s-shadow-3081414e5f0b
> I am interested in interviewing you about libfirm, cparser, how you
> created them, the design choices you made while implementing it, llvm
> comparison, etc.
> To sum up: Let me know if you are interested in answering a small
> interview! I would love to do it and I think it MIGHT be useful to share
> even more the great work you have being doing.
> Regards,
> Federico.
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