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Jan
12
revised Is fixing bugs made by other people a good approach?
grammar
Sep
3
revised How do I break down and plan a personal programming project?
Bring in clarifying comment, minor grammar / punctuation / spelling fixes
May
31
revised Stuck due to “knowing too much”
rolled back to a previous revision
May
29
revised Stuck due to “knowing too much”
Attempt a more informative message for visitors unfamiliar with SE/Progse than "Off topic".
Nov
6
revised May I give a single class multiple responsibilities if only one will ever be reusable?
attempt to clarify question. Edit title to reflect question
Nov
3
revised Why are brackets required for try-catch?
Unify quote
Nov
1
revised What keywords are important to speedup the code in C++?
All those bold+italic words looked lonely without any links
Oct
22
revised Can one forget programming if it is not practiced for some time?
edited tags; edited tags; edited tags; edited tags
Sep
1
revised Is it common to lie in job ads regarding the technologies in use?
Attempt to emphasize core question
Aug
2
revised Can't I just use all static methods?
Fix formatting, minor typos, restructure to emphasize question slightly, remove off-topic "book recommendation" question
Aug
2
revised How can I avoid the engineering mistakes of PDT?
reduce, simmer
Aug
1
revised What can multiple threads do that a single thread cannot?
edited title
Jul
25
revised Are there any good reasons to use, learn, or recommend XSLT?
Contemplated adding "prognostication" as a tag, but... The chicken entrails make too much of a mess.
Jul
20
revised Why are people afraid to die()?
Clarify that this isn't a question on the technical differences (which would be and in fact is appropriate for Stack Overflow) but the social aspects...
Jul
20
revised Is it more efficient to query once for all settings, or query whenever a setting is needed?
My proof- skills need help. Professional help. From a professional distiller.
Jul
20
revised Is it more efficient to query once for all settings, or query whenever a setting is needed?
Clarify question, remove superfluous text, expand title
Jul
11
revised Are there tangible benefits to being a Microsoft MVP?
Pared down rambling, essay-ish question. We can't tell you whether or not it's worth it for you, or what you should do with your free time.
Apr
26
revised Are the “practical” chapters at the end of the Siebel's PCL book supposed to be skipped during the first pass?
edited tags
Apr
26
revised Suggest an Introductory OO Text for a (smart) non-programmer?
edited tags
Apr
26
revised Why do new programmers seem to ignore compiler error messages/runtime exception messages?
edited tags