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Freelance Programmer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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awarded  Yearling
Oct
10
comment Managing shared code in source control
Have you had a look at Git Subtree instead of subrepo?
Oct
2
comment User Generated Content and Hotlink Protection
Sure, there are lots of ways the Referer can be hidden but it's a start at least. If it catches a certain % of bad users that's still good.
Oct
2
answered User Generated Content and Hotlink Protection
Sep
30
comment Notifications system with too many subscribers
If you don't explicitly use a transaction, then MySQL will still basically run a transaction for you for each separate statement. So the choice is - run 100 inserts, with 100 transactions, or run a transaction yourself and run 100 inserts and 1 transaction which is faster. I think anyway; I'm not sure of the theory but I've tested and it definitely helps.
Sep
29
answered Notifications system with too many subscribers
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
14
comment Feasible to keep work to a minimum for distribution purposes?
Remember some devices take photos that are many MB, I have an Android camera that can hit 6MB / pic. Transferring that to the server then back again will be very slow, may cost the user a lot in data transfer and will use a lot of battery.
Aug
9
comment Open source from protected rights
You don't say what country you are in which would help, not everyone is american! (Tho to get a good answer you are always going to have to consult a lawyer)
Jul
25
comment Android SDK and Iphone SDK limitations
Android: Intents do let you pass messages between apps, and sometimes get a response back, but only at preset points - for exactly the same security and sandboxing reasons you describe for iOS. You can't just hook into another app at any point you want (well maybe you can on a jail broken device). So I don't think Intents will help OP in this case.
Jul
24
comment Android SDK and Iphone SDK limitations
Jailbreaking not required.
Jul
24
answered Android SDK and Iphone SDK limitations
May
4
answered Using someone else's code in your commercial products
Apr
23
answered Collecting user information for debugging and support
Mar
29
comment Who has right over the code that comes from contributions in an open source project?
Check out what Open Street Map had to do to change license. They had to get pemission from every contributor for the change or if they couldn't, drop that contributors map data. It literally took years.
Feb
16
awarded  Critic
Feb
7
comment How to add contributors to LICENSE file?
Do the contributors agree to any kind of agreement about licenses when they send you stuff?
Feb
3
answered When to store Date/DateTime?
Feb
3
comment What license shall I use for derivative (ported) software originally licensed under Mozilla Public License v2?
Have you contacted the original authors to see what they think? They may be fine with you using whatever license.
Jan
26
comment Can I use the code for responsive video on this github link under a license?
@AlexanderTorstling I'm pretty sure that's true (But IANAL), but I don't know why your saying that. What bearing does that have in this case? In this case the license is not clearly stated. It says "Copyright (c) 2011 ZURB" but nothing about what the license actually is.