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Mar
22
comment Is there a name for the number of values a variable can take?
My understanding of the mathematical concepts here is limited, so that's not how I read it, but I'll take your word for it. Perhaps you could expand the answer a bit to explain this. :)
Mar
22
comment Is there a name for the number of values a variable can take?
I think cardinality is close, but not quite right, according to wikipedia: "In mathematics, the cardinality of a set is a measure of the "number of elements of the set"", so cardinality is the number of values the set currently has, not the number of possibilities.
Jul
31
comment What is a first class connector?
Sorry, not quite sure I understand that comment. :)
Jul
31
comment What is a first class connector?
@RobertHarvey That's essentially a complete answer in there. :) To make some kind of distinction between "any first class citizen" and connectors, I added a request for an example of when it's useful to the question.
May
30
comment RESTful API design. What should I return if there are no rows?
If your application is meant to be RESTful, then why is the verb/method "get" a part of your endpoint URI?
Dec
10
comment Difference between Atomic Operation and Thread Safety?
In C# specifically, that the question is tagged with, reads and writes must be atomic on the basic data-types. See Ecma 334
Dec
10
comment Difference between Atomic Operation and Thread Safety?
But isn't there's a difference between being indivisble, and appearing indivisible to a observer? By your definition, not atomic operation could contain more than a single step. I believe the "appears" word in wikipedia's definition of Atomic operation is important. (I'm in the chat if anyone wants to bring it up there) :)
Dec
10
comment Difference between Atomic Operation and Thread Safety?
Cannot a multi-step operation be interrupted and be called atomic still if it is guaranteed to roll back it's changes?
Dec
10
comment Difference between Atomic Operation and Thread Safety?
Atomic operations will help ensuring thread safety, but how could they possibly be the same thing? A "thread" is not the same as a "operation".
Aug
22
comment Use of versioned objects/data to handle program version compatibility?
That might just be it. I was wondering if there was a more specific term.