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A qualified chemist who somehow drifted into web development. I've learned (to a greater or lesser degree of accuracy) PHP and JavaScript, and would like to learn something completely different for the sake of it. I'm a weirdo who actually enjoys reading (and sometimes writing) technical documentation.


Feb
3
revised Sourcecode license: free for personal use and modification but no public distibution
Grammar and link text.
Feb
3
suggested suggested edit on Sourcecode license: free for personal use and modification but no public distibution
Jan
14
revised Nested languages code smell
Some grammar tidies.
Jan
14
suggested suggested edit on Nested languages code smell
Jan
10
comment What is meant by “Now you have two problems”?
A programmer had a problem. He thought to himself, "I know, I'll solve it with threads!". has Now problems. two he
Jan
4
comment Can we replace XML with JSON entirely?
<name type="customer">John Doe</name> <name type="employer">John Doe</name>
Dec
28
comment isn't number localization just unnecessary?
Where I come from, Football fields are 130 - 145m.
Dec
28
comment What's the best way to recruit talented female developers?
@rob, there are, indeed, serious problems with retention rates of women in STEM fields.
Dec
24
revised Are there any drawbacks to the Major.Minor.YMDD.Build version strategy?
Tidied grammar.
Dec
24
suggested suggested edit on Are there any drawbacks to the Major.Minor.YMDD.Build version strategy?
Dec
12
revised What's the best approach to studying Open Source projects or any large codebase?
Tidied grammar. Unfortunately, lost the excellent word /glimpse/ in the process, but I couldn't see a good way to preserve it.
Dec
12
suggested suggested edit on What's the best approach to studying Open Source projects or any large codebase?
Dec
6
revised “Enterprise” version of GPL'd code?
Tidied formatting (blockquote, link text).
Dec
5
comment “Enterprise” version of GPL'd code?
Related: programmers.stackexchange.com/q/30856/2406.
Dec
5
suggested suggested edit on “Enterprise” version of GPL'd code?
Oct
21
comment Is programming language that is non-visual … possible?
Well, sign languages have non-linear grammar, so that might be appropriate? Still text, though, once Sutton SignWriting gets into Unicode.
Aug
21
comment Does an Open Source license exist that allows me to retain rights to revoke usage of software/source at any time, for any reason, and without warning?
@AlanShutko. I don't think it would pass Debian's desert island test.
Jul
23
revised Which license for an open source project which may be, but is not intended to be, used as a bot in some apps?
Clarified *which* Creative Commons license was intended. (There's a whole bunch of the things, with some very different clauses.)
Jul
23
suggested suggested edit on Which license for an open source project which may be, but is not intended to be, used as a bot in some apps?
Jun
6
revised Copyright/Licensing on a complete rewrite
Grammar/typo fixes.