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I've been spending over the last decade of my life building games.

I have a deeply seeded love of Python and the open source community as a whole.

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Jul
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comment Is programming too easy if compared to other fields?
@Kevin: Let me know when you get through TAOCP and then tell me it's not hard...
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answered Is programming too easy if compared to other fields?
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Jun
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answered Should I tell a departed coworker about their “sev 1” defect?
Jun
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comment Should a server “be lenient” in what it accepts and “discard faulty input silently”?
@Timwi: In which case, those Unixy command-line tools are poorly architected ;)
Jun
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comment Should a server “be lenient” in what it accepts and “discard faulty input silently”?
@romkyns: Not completely, I'm saying that your application should handle errors in ways that make sense for your targeted users.
Jun
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answered Should a server “be lenient” in what it accepts and “discard faulty input silently”?
Jun
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comment Is it ok to replace optimized code with readable code?
@haylem: No, I assume that the code works as-is. I also assume that refactoring the code will invariably cause knock-on issues elsewhere in the system (unless you're dealing with a trivial chunk of code that doesn't have any external dependencies).
Jun
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answered Is it ok to replace optimized code with readable code?
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comment Anonymous function vs. separate named function for initialization in jquery
+1 for unit tests.
Jun
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answered Anonymous function vs. separate named function for initialization in jquery
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answered Where can I safely learn about computer security?