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Mar
23
comment How to show to internal clients how complex is our task
like the xkcd?
Mar
13
answered Why do filesystems read and write in blocks?
Mar
10
answered When are nonblocking read or receive operations useful?
Mar
9
comment When are nonblocking read or receive operations useful?
when you are receiving on multiple points
Mar
8
revised Can someone relicense my code, then sue me for distributing it?
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Mar
8
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Mar
8
answered Logic behind an 'undo' for painting on a canvas
Mar
8
answered Can someone relicense my code, then sue me for distributing it?
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@MSalters narrow the scope to just the instruction
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@MSalters no once you reach the break you always jump to after the switch/loop it is enclosed in. That is the definition of unconditional jump.
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@Solver you jump to after the else, in other words to the code outside the if-else
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@Solver after you finish the then clause you need to skip the else (by definition of the clauses), that requires a unconditional jump
Mar
4
answered In C, what is an unconditional jump?
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
@chrispepper1989 you are mistaken, IO is capped by architecture (the memory bus and drive speed) and more threads will not help
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
There is no use in using more CPUs when you are blocked by IO
Mar
2
comment How can frond-end developer support different encoding (UTF-8 , UTF-16,..)other than ASCII?
check the BOM and then throw the input stream through the correct byte reordener
Feb
23
comment Is relying on Demorgan's law in open-source code a barrier to contribution?
@scriptin it's probably used in a loop
Feb
20
comment Why does Jenkins warn you if you tell it to check for changes every minute?
every minute means that it is essentially constantly checking the repo for changes, that is kinda expensive...
Feb
20
comment Can a high level language be faster than native C?
any time the naive C uses bubble sort instead of quicksort
Feb
19
comment Making an automotive system more 'modular' in terms of software?
"They want to be able to pick any car and replace its conventional battery or pump with a different type without having to redesign the entire system." -> That means standardized interfaces throughout.