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How does timeseal work? [closed]

I know the the fics (free internet chess server: www.freechess.org/) does use a program called timeseal to measure the time that a user needed to take a move. This timeseal is some time measurement on ...
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Openstack and sdn: should I use it? [closed]

I need to develop an sdn application and I found openvswitch and floodlight a good way to develop it. Central to this application is the ability to migrate VMs programmatically, according to some ...
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Locating playback position of audio track [closed]

I want to find the playback position of a known audio track by listening with another device. Ideally the listening device wouldn't need a full copy of the audio, but some kind of hash of it, as the ...
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Is it bad practice to store metadata information in file names? Better solutions?

I have noticed where I work people are keen on storing information in file names, and parsing the file names. To me this doesn't seem to be especially good practice. I already see the occasional ...
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Macintosh OS10.8 user experience with 'identified developer' downloads?

I work on a Windows/Mac cross platform application that is sometimes downloaded from web sites. It is sometimes re-branded by and sold by third parties. I'm the 'windows guy', my Mac counterpart ...
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Are there any notable programmers that started late in life? [closed]

So I'm starting to get disgruntled... I'm 25 and trying to learn programming and am having trouble grasping some of the concepts and I feel its because I'm getting started so late in life. So I'm ...
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Documentless platform, how to overcome scarce resources?

I am working for a client and the platform we are using is vBulletin. I'm so frustrated with its almost zero documentation and non-existence in Google. We don't have resources and all we have is the ...
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Getting unicode characters in gVim on Windows [closed]

What I'm trying to do? I'm using gVim on Windows, and am trying to get something that looks like this. See the indent lines and tab characters? (check out the link for the big picture if this one ...