How come I wasn’t aware of this project from Microsoft? It’s not far off from what Databrick’s Delta does, although Delta (if my memory serves, haven’t checked the internals) uses an approach closer to zone maps/z-indexes like AWS Redshift does.
More than what you want to know about parsing. Worth noting the footnote: PEG and parser combinators are just recursive descent in disguise, which matches my experience having written descent parsers and using PCs. I vastly prefer PCs, the code is more readable.
I wanted to learn Purescript during holidays, but writing some for-fun Haskell utilities (and reading and doing nothing) ate most of my time, so I’m postponing Purescript for a few months. But the “write Purescript, use Python libraries” part is making my squirrel-sense twitch.
His friends and family regularly heard the young Mr. Buffett mutter things like “Do I really want to spend $300,000 for this haircut?” or “I’m not sure I want to blow $500,000 that way” when pondering whether to spend a few bucks. To him, a few dollars spent that day were hundreds of thousands of dollars forgone in the future because they couldn’t compound.
I usually aim for 20 books in a year, smash that one through mid-year and the rest is a bonus. As I tweeted recently, don’t worry about dropping books. You have a limited amount of books left to read in your lifetime.