I am going to write some software. I'd like to call my software X-former (from XML + transformer). But there is already Xformer emulator. (My software is not related to emulators.) Taking this into ...
I saw that Java 1.2 is also known as Java 2. Do "Java 1.x" and "Java x" (for example "Java 1.6" and "Java 6") refer to the same version of Java? And if yes, why the need for this duality?
I would like to know if the name of an open-source application can be trademarked by the original author and what it means when it comes to distributing it through major linux distros, that is, will ...
This may be silly to ask. Consider the internal circuit board of any electronic device (cell phone, for example) driven by a micro-controller, also on the same board. I'm about to write a firmware ...
This question has been bothering me for a while. Let's take some of my projects as an example. In my projects I tend to prefix them with "quack". This means that you'll have project names like ...
French is my native language and I just realized that the # in C# is the same character as for the diese music character that raises a note by a half tone. Also, As I made my music elementary class ...
In what way(s) is LLVM (Low Level Virtual Machine) Low Level? (At the time of writing, I did not find this expansion of the abbreviation "LLVM" on its web site, but on Wikipedia.) Is it called "Low ...
Microsoft seems to use such generic names for their core products that it seems like it must be or have been part of a deliberate strategy. It is so common that I think it may have originated as a ...