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comment Is there a reason to have a bottom type in a programming language?
“Haskell's empty list is a type constructor”: surely the relevant thing about it here is more that it’s polymorphic, or overloaded — that is, the empty lists from different types are distinct values, but [] represents all of them, and will be instanatiated to the specific type as necessary.
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comment Why is the sudden increase in number of Git submitters on Debian popcon graph in 2010-01?
@Russell: I think Mechanical snail’s point is that the constantly-zero function is technically exponential. Of course, this is hardly a serious objection to your point.
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comment How to prevent code from leaking outside work?
+1 for mentioning training, a crucial point that other answers seem to be overlooking! Developers are intelligent people; showing why the security procedures are necessary is a far better approach than trying to make the procedures watertight.
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