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awarded  Autobiographer
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comment How detailed should your report/invoice be for hourly work?
After billing for the high-level overview (worked X hours on project Y during time period Z), if requested to itemize every detail, would you bill for the time spent preparing that detail?
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suggested suggested edit on Should you ever use private on fields and methods in C#?
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comment Why do we need to put N before strings in Microsoft SQL Server?
N means National, as in "National Varying Character", see Equivalent ANSI SQL Data Types.
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awarded  Notable Question
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comment How can I work out how many IP addresses there are in a given range?
You're completely right!
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revised How can I work out how many IP addresses there are in a given range?
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revised How can I work out how many IP addresses there are in a given range?
added 13 characters in body
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answered How can I work out how many IP addresses there are in a given range?
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comment How can I work out how many IP addresses there are in a given range?
I agree that the subnets determine how many truly usable IP addresses are in the range, however for the OP's purposes that's mostly irrelevant. Instead, he's trying to give an order of magnitude for how many raw IP addresses there are, for which the occasional broadcast and network address don't need to be removed.
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Yearling
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revised Is it illegal to rewrite every line of an open source project in a slightly different way, and use it in a closed source project?
changed "here" to correct citation
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suggested suggested edit on Is it illegal to rewrite every line of an open source project in a slightly different way, and use it in a closed source project?
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comment Why is prefixing column names considered bad practice?
Underscores (compared to PascalCase) are one extra keystroke on a key far from the home row with the weakest finger. That's why I hate them. As for prefixes, how about the database I worked with where every foreign key had to be prefixed with frnkey?
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comment Why is prefixing column names considered bad practice?
Definitely the first one... :)
May
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comment What is the best retort to “premature optimization is the root of all evil”
@Peter I wondered about a root myself, which communicates the thought less ambiguously, though in my mind using the has nearly identical meaning in the same sentence.
May
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comment What is the best retort to “premature optimization is the root of all evil”
@Peter I bet it's 'panta' which can be translated in different ways. Since your suggested translation is awkward and wooden, I doubt it is the best one. P.S. Second tagged names don't work.
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answered What is the best retort to “premature optimization is the root of all evil”
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comment What is the best retort to “premature optimization is the root of all evil”
@barrycarter I believe the most scholarly translation is "The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil."