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

Le Chêne et le Roseau
October 22, 2019

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

Unsquare Dance (Dave Brubeck)
October 7, 2019

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

June 14, 2019

A web site that tells the story of the legendary Usenet newsgroup alt.adjective.noun.verb.verb.verb, where the only allowed sentences had to be of the form alt.adjective.noun.verb.verb.verb. alt.good.read.wish.hope.predict.
[Miscellaneous; Curiosities]

Flash is obsolete, but you are still welcome to Zombo.com
March 23, 2019

What can you do at Zombo.com? Find out for yourself.
[Miscellaneous; Curiosities]

Mock cop bot swats tot
March 26, 2018

The best headline in a long time. Compare with Sticks Nix Hick Pix from 1935.
[Miscellaneous; Curiosities]

Kitten Academy
February 4, 2018

This YouTube channel is a live stream of an Connecticut home for foster kittens.
[Miscellaneous; Cats]