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Jun
10
comment What is the “type” of data that pointers hold in the C language?
Now @SteveIves brings up exactly what I was talking about. While others claim the pointer is two numbers, a segment and an offset, as a "used to be" long time assembly language programmer myself, I don't recall ever seeing pointer listings as anything but an int of some length.
Jun
9
comment What is the “type” of data that pointers hold in the C language?
@MichaelKjörling I'm aware of that but it was stated that pointers are two integers in that model, presumably one for the segment and one for the address but my recollection is the segment is handled by the hardware and/or OS and the pointer would only contain the offset. I just do not recall that displaying the pointer value would display a segment:offset value.
Jun
9
comment What is the “type” of data that pointers hold in the C language?
@MSalters I'm not so sure about that. If I print out what a pointer is, does it print out the segment and address or just the address?
Apr
20
comment Why was the AT&T assembly syntax designed this way?
ATT code is the output of a compiler which was the input to the assembler. It was not intended to be written by programmers directly. Intel assembly is intended for programmers to use directly.
Apr
20
comment Why was the AT&T assembly syntax designed this way?
One thing to remember is that this was created to be used by a compiler and not for human consumption in the same way Intel assembly is.
Apr
13
comment Is directly using Make considered obsolete?
Every piece of available software on my FreeBSD systems, both desktop and servers, has a Makefile that's started by 'make'. No. 'make' is not obsolete.
Mar
30
comment why do people do REST API's instead of DBAL's?
@neubert does DBAL work directly over the internet like REST does?
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
@MainMa No, you're fine. I just got lost in the details.
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
@cbojar Ok. I got lost between his first sentence and the topic because I started thinking he was saying jQuery inserts HTML without using the DOM.
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
@cbojar Which led to my question, how does one inject HTML into a web page without using the DOM?
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
I'm questioning your statement. You are saying jQuery doesn't use the DOM when injecting HTML into a web page but that's impossible.
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
@MainMa You said "you can avoid injecting HTML through jQuery" and I asked how does jQuery avoid the DOM when inserting HTML into the DOM. I'm not asking about speed.
Dec
17
comment (jQuery) What is wrong with methods such as .append?
How can jQuery avoid the DOM when appending an element to the DOM?
Dec
8
comment Is XHTML5 dead or is it just an synonym of HTML5?
This statement is false. The W3C has not abandoned XHTML in HTML5 The XHTML syntax, vocabulary and APIs
Dec
8
comment Is XHTML5 dead or is it just an synonym of HTML5?
Vocabulary and associated APIs for XHTML5
Sep
22
comment Why don't developers make installation wizards on linux?
@iveqy I just realized we've gotten off topic. This has nothing to do with what I originally said and that you still don't see such wizards is further evidence of what I said.
Sep
21
comment Why don't developers make installation wizards on linux?
@iveqy Any text config file will give you far more abilities than any installation "wizard" ever will. If such wizards could do better, they would exist, but they don't.
May
7
comment Writing in C for Performance?
It can be faster but it might not be faster for the same reason.
Nov
12
comment History of vendor css prefix
In case you aren't aware, it's been part of the spec for many years: w3.org/TR/CSS2/syndata.html#vendor-keywords
Oct
23
comment How Microsoft Market DotNet?
@Fendy Well, you're saying the same thing. They lost power when they didn't do it and, without searching through the article again, there is a title about them losing the backwards compatibility religion.