Tag Info

New answers tagged

8

The short answer to your first question is that the calculator does not have to store 1/7 as a series of decimals if it doesn't want to. It could just store a 1 and a 7 in a struct/class/etc for representing rational numbers. There's no way for us to know exactly when your calculator chooses to use a rational number versus a floating point number versus a ...


1

You have two things working against you: First is a race condition, where the outcome of your sync operation depends on the timing of Word and that of your sync process. (If you're using something event-driven, the timing is a bit more predictable, but it just means that you're going to delete your history all the time instead of just sometimes as you ...


4

This is not "Word" specific, the same problem could occur when someone does this manually (make a backup of the file, rename or delete the original one, restore a backup etc.) Your sync tool cannot know which of these operations are creations of new documents, or just continuations of existing ones, and it cannot easily manage the version history correctly, ...



Top 50 recent answers are included