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Nov
19
comment What is grouping?
My guess is structs.
Nov
19
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
@CraigAnderson: if you want to detect if the client is sending bogus cookies, you don't need to both hashing, just do a plain-jane comparion.
Nov
18
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
@CraigAnderson: That makes no sense to do. The server doesn't have to accept data the client sends if it doesn't want to. If you don't want the client to change data, just ignore whatever the client says!
Nov
18
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
Assuming the user is authorized resource 4, you can't.
Nov
16
comment Do I have to distribute my code if I use GPL based jquery controls in my commercial application
possible duplicate of What constitutes "distributing" for LGPL v3
Nov
16
comment Do I have to distribute my code if I use GPL based jquery controls in my commercial application
Please read the GNU FAQ, or the text of the GPL for that matter, as that will answer all your questions.
Nov
16
comment Does releasing a binary work under GPL mean source must be provided?
@Philip: right, they can dual license it, but when they do a GPL release, they release the source to go with it.
Nov
16
comment Does releasing a binary work under GPL mean source must be provided?
@JörgWMittag: that's not strictly true, he can't do 'whatever he wants'. He can distribute the binary without the source, but he can't then claim it is licensed per the GPL.
Nov
16
comment Does releasing a binary work under GPL mean source must be provided?
He can't do 'whatever he wants'. If he is going to claim his software is licensed per the GPL, he has to abide by all its terms, even as copyright owner. The choice he gets as owner, that others don't get, is whether or not to release per the GPL to begin with. If he chooses GPL, he has to abide by all of its rules.
Nov
16
answered Does releasing a binary work under GPL mean source must be provided?
Nov
16
comment Does releasing a binary work under GPL mean source must be provided?
@Jules, the OP is not right in the APL situation, because he is violating the terms of the APL by not actually conveying his software according to the requirements of the GPL.
Nov
12
comment Using PHP or C++ for in real world electronic devices
@M.K.Hunter: the touch pad on a microwave for example is pretty much guaranteed to be soldered into place and have no interface you could access without an oscilloscope and a lot of EE skill.
Nov
12
comment Using PHP or C++ for in real world electronic devices
To start, you'll need a degree in EE or the equivalent training and skills.
Nov
11
comment Writing an Operating System in C
@BartvanIngenSchenau: I may be mistaken, but I believe the overwhelming majority of that too is written in C because of the large complexity of the process scheduling subsystems.
Nov
11
comment Writing an Operating System in C
@JörgWMittag: The OP needs to walk before he can run.
Nov
11
comment Writing an Operating System in C
@roggie: Python the language doesn't require an interpreter. The most common python implementation uses an interpreter, but you could hypothetically write a python compiler that you could use to create an operating system. Whether that would be a good use of time is a different story.
Nov
11
answered Writing an Operating System in C
Nov
11
comment Writing an Operating System in C
@roggie: that makes sense, but it isn't correct. Only a very small handful of portions have to be written in assembly, but the vast, vast majority can be written in C.
Nov
10
comment Is it imaginable to teach a machine how to program itself to a defined specification?
@Telastyn: comparing the input/output for a parser generator to the input/output for a human mind as being "more picky" is disingenuous at best.
Nov
10
comment Is it imaginable to teach a machine how to program itself to a defined specification?
@florian: it's not just "random" design choices. The answer to your question basically boils down to: "is it hypothetically possible to make a machine with a "mind".