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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What's New

Here Come The Judge, by Pigmeat Markham
January 8, 2022

If you're wondering who is the judge.
[Arts; Music]

Xerox scanners/photocopiers randomly alter numbers in scanned documents
July 11, 2021

An August 2015 talk titled "Lies, damned lies and scans" about scanners and copiers of the Xerox WorkCentre Line that randomly altered written numbers in scanned pages.
[Computers; Miscellaneous]

Hung-up, by Salt
May 23, 2020

A funk tune from 1972.
[Arts; Music]

Le Chêne et le Roseau
October 22, 2019

A 1668 fable by Jean de La Fontaine.
[Arts; Literature]

Unsquare Dance
October 7, 2019

A musical piece written in 7/4 time by the American jazz composer Dave Brubeck in 1961. Listen on YouTube (1m59s).
[Arts; Music]