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Aug
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answered Should I help anonymity related projects?
Jul
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comment How should I go about developing some basic C/C++ knowledge so that I can grok the concepts written in some Classic software programming books?
If you want C/C++ knowledge... write programs in C/C++. There is no other way.
Jul
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Jul
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asked British royal succession algorithm
Jul
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Jul
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comment Can compilers and interpreters have bugs, and what can we (as users) do to deal with them?
The correct quote is all non-trivial programs have bugs. Most "Hello world" programs probably don't have bugs.
May
10
comment Did the developers of Java consciously abandon RAII?
@Giorgio, the "with-open-file" macro in Lisp is similar to the "using" construct in C#. See the original question for why "using" is not a complete replacement for RAII
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Feb
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comment Which things instantly ring alarm bells when looking at code?
@Ben Lee, no, svn
Jan
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comment Why does git allow you to “change history”?
Really disagree on the close... "exact duplicate"? Really? I'm asking about the design decisions (and design philosophy) going into svn vs. git and the other question is asking about whether to delete history or not. My question got some very interesting answers that had nothing to do with whether to delete history. No comparison in my opinion. Disappointed!
Jan
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Jan
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comment Why does git allow you to “change history”?
I just thought of another reason... suppose you accidentally commit a HUGE video file... why should the repo have to carry around that baggage?
Jan
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asked Why does git allow you to “change history”?
Dec
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Dec
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answered what is the best way to ensure accountability in code checkins?
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Dec
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comment Are there bots that download new iOS apps without being asked?
Yes it's free, forgot to mention that
Dec
10
asked Are there bots that download new iOS apps without being asked?
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