11,896 reputation
52742
bio website
location
age
visits member for 3 years, 9 months
seen 7 hours ago
Very senior embedded real-time systems programmer (Texas law is very picky about the use of the term "engineer"), unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Congress, and unreconstructed Cold Warrior.

Feb
14
answered Physics Engine with Fixed-Point Positions
Feb
13
answered What is the benefit of having the assignment operator return a value?
Feb
7
answered What is Component Oriented Programming, and how is it different from OOP?
Feb
3
answered Sourcecode license: free for personal use and modification but no public distibution
Jan
29
answered “Open Source” licenses that do not allow source redistribution
Jan
21
answered Question about moving to embedded systems
Jan
17
answered Will we go back(?) to fixed-point arithmetic in the near future?
Jan
14
answered Why do so many languages treat numbers starting with 0 as octal?
Dec
23
answered Using a “spherical frustum” for 3D projection
Dec
23
answered If mutual exclusion is not implemented, how would we detect a race condition?
Dec
10
answered When was source control invented?
Nov
26
answered How strict should you be about indentation/white space?
Oct
21
answered Why do programming languages allow shadowing/hiding of variables and functions?
Oct
19
answered Why does a proportional controller have a steady state error?
Oct
15
answered Which is the best style: for loop with unused control variable and expensive termination condition?
Oct
13
answered Using Functions for Never-Repeated Code
Oct
11
answered How small is the footprint of a small C compiler?
Oct
3
answered Making some methods mostly contain method calls, while others doing “the lowest level” work
Sep
30
answered Optimizing code generation for expressions in a compiler
Sep
26
answered Drawing a biggest possible circle inside a polygon - JSXGRAPH