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Dec
11
answered Is it allowed to embed an LGPL command-line tool?
Sep
1
comment What does it mean when some technology is a “standard”?
It means that whomever is pushing it is trying to convince you to buy (into) it.
Aug
24
answered How to avoid being forked into oblivion by a more powerful contributor?
Jun
28
awarded  Notable Question
May
16
answered What is the responsibility or benefit of a Tokenizer?
Apr
8
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
3
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
28
comment Using algorithms in papers in my code
You can't tell if something is patented except by searching the patent database.
Sep
28
comment Using algorithms in papers in my code
This question is a legal question and thus off-topic here.
Feb
23
asked Repeatability of CPU-intensive benchmarks on NUMA hardware
Feb
23
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
12
awarded  Yearling
Jan
23
comment Dual licensing with GPL library
It wasn't 'here' when I added that comment, was it?
Jan
20
comment Dual licensing with GPL library
Your premise is wrong. If there is no derivative work of (b) there is considerable legal disagreement as to the validity of the viral provisions of the GPL. And legal advice is off-topic here.
Oct
20
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Oct
20
comment Iterators versus 'cursors' in Java
This isn't an answer. It's a comment on my question.
Oct
20
comment Iterators versus 'cursors' in Java
@PeterTaylor The entire lucene community has apparently decided to be paranoid about garbage/allocator overhead, and that's who we deliver to, and that's their view.
Oct
20
comment Iterators versus 'cursors' in Java
@Job not my decision. Customers are such an inconvenience.
Oct
20
revised C++ and the use of old Visual Studio versions
added 201 characters in body
Oct
20
awarded  Scholar