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Nov
18
answered What, if anything, to do about bow-shaped burndowns?
Nov
14
revised Does one line of GPLed code make program a “derived work”?
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Nov
14
suggested suggested edit on Does one line of GPLed code make program a “derived work”?
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awarded  Revival
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awarded  Scholar
Nov
8
accepted Do any languages use =/= for the inequality operator?
Nov
7
comment Are there standard practices when writing a spec for a software development project?
@MaR Yes, that's also a good idea. However, I think line numbers are also useful for pinpointing exact descriptions of text, especially for multi-line requirements or multi-sentence descriptions.
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awarded  Student
Nov
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asked Do any languages use =/= for the inequality operator?
Nov
7
answered Are there standard practices when writing a spec for a software development project?
Nov
6
comment How to deal with users who think their computer could think?
@Andrew: "I swear that shopping trolley hates me, it never goes in the right direction..."
Nov
6
comment Why is an array of characters called a String in Object Oriented languages?
Possible duplicate of programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/43329/… and also dealt with in detail at stackoverflow.com/questions/880195/…
Nov
5
answered Why is $ in identifier names for so many languages?
Oct
31
comment Is “truthiness” a legitimate programming term?
Edison wrote in 1878: It has been just so in all of my inventions. The first step is an intuition, and comes with a burst, then difficulties arise—this thing gives out and [it is] then that 'Bugs' — as such little faults and difficulties are called—show themselves and months of intense watching, study and labor are requisite before commercial success or failure is certainly reached. Sounds very similar to modern software bugs to me.
Oct
31
comment Is “truthiness” a legitimate programming term?
@DeanHarding There are ways of searching for words before a given date, for example using Google Books and in Usenet.
Oct
31
comment Is “truthiness” a legitimate programming term?
I couldn't find any from ACM or IEEE before 2006.
Oct
31
answered Is “truthiness” a legitimate programming term?
Oct
20
comment List of reserved words a username can't be?
This is a bit like how Flickr have done it: flickr.com/photos/username but at some point they made it so flickr.com/username will redirect. However, some people have usernames that cannot redirect, such as photos and about.
Oct
20
revised How often to release in Scrum sprint
Fix SCRUM -> Scrum