Basics - Read this

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Basics - Read this

by OldCoder » Sun Dec 03, 2017 05:57


The forums are under heavy construction. This will probably be the case for months. Ultimately, though, we expect that the project will be turn out to be interesting for all concerned.

We'd like to thank Perttu Ahola, Nathanael Courant, Craig Robbins, Auke Kok, Christel Dahlskjaer, Christian Loosli, Paul LeBlanc, and others for their contributions.

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