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Factor ignoring variables at runtime [migrated]

I have a facter for use in puppet that should generate a list of specific information but it is a bit hit and miss as to whether it works, even on servers running the exact same version of ruby, ...
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Find all factors(prime and composite) of a number

We can find all the prime factors using a Sieve of Erastothenes. But how do we find ALL the factors of a number? For instance, 24 = 2x2x2x3 But the complete factor list is - 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24. I am ...
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Which are the fundamental stack manipulation operations?

I'm creating a stack oriented virtual machine, and so I started learning Forth for a general understanding about how it would work. Then I shortlisted the essential stack manipulation operations I ...
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Status of stack based languages

I have recently become curious about Factor, which, as far as I understand, is the most practical stack-based language around. Forth seems not to be used much these days - I think it is because it was ...