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Pierre and his Poor Pathetic Page

(Est. May 1997)


I am Pierre Sarrazin, a computer programmer who lives in Montréal.

I have published the following Free software (distributed under the GNU General Public License):

  • Verbiste: a French conjugation system with a GNOME applet
  • BurgerSpace: a clone of the game BurgerTime
  • BoolStuff: a C++ library that supports the conversion of boolean expressions to the disjunctive normal form
  • Afternoon Stalker: a clone of the game Night Stalker
  • Batrachians: a clone of the game Frog Bog
  • Cosmosmash: a clone of the game Astrosmash
  • Quadrupleback: a clone of Doubleback (a CoCo game by Dale Lear)
  • CMOC: a 6809-generating cross-compiler for a subset of the C language.
  • Color Eights: a card game derived from Crazy Eights for the TRS-80 Color Computer

Email: sarrazip at sarrazip dot com or sarrazip at b2b2c dot ca.

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Video games on cable TV in Québec
June 23, 2016

In the 1980s, some Vidéotron channels would broadcast the screen of an Apple II computer to which a user could connect through a touch-tone telephone in order to play video games. Only one person could connect at a time and the game played was visible to any other person who would happen to watch the channel.
[Miscellaneous; Television]

What’s Up With That: Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?
November 7, 2015

A Wired article that explains why cats love to sit in boxes that lay around. We learn that cats prefer temperatures around 86 to 97 fahrenheit, while our houses tend to be at 72 degrees. Cats apparently look for the heat of confined spaces.
[Miscellaneous; Cats]

UK Packaging Awards
September 13, 2015

British excellence in the field of packaging.
[Miscellaneous; Curiosities]

Color Eights
May 31, 2015

A card game of Crazy Eights for the CoCo, written in C and compiled by CMOC, my 6809-targeting cross-compiler for a subset of C.
[Computers; CoCo]

CMOC: a 6809-generating cross-compiler for a subset of the C language
May 31, 2015

This is my cross-compiler, which I used to implement Color Eights and Color Verbiste.
[Computers; CoCo]

Verbiste for the CoCo
September 6, 2014

I have done partial port of my French verb conjugator to the CoCo.
[Computers; CoCo]

CoCo mailing list
September 5, 2014

A mailing list hosted by Dennis Báthory-Kitsz, publisher in the eighties of Undercolor magazine.
[Computers; CoCo]