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comment Do Agile projects use abbreviated defect reporting?
You think the first report is rigid? LOL!
Sep
21
comment How long does it take to recover one's WPM when relearning how to type?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about typing.
Sep
20
comment when using dependency injection, should I always pass an interface
@DavidGrinberg, you should always first assume there will only be one implementation of a class, because it will end up being true way more often than when it turns out to be false.
Sep
17
comment Client does not want 'Designed by link' on his website
I only see "designed by" links on pages where the theme was used for free. If I was paying someone for a design, there would be no such link. I expect many others to think the same way.
Sep
16
revised Is my understanding of the license for JQuery.xmleditor correct?
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Sep
16
comment Is my understanding of the license for JQuery.xmleditor correct?
@GlenH7: his question is primarily "However, I am not quite sure whether my current understanding is right. Can anybody perhaps enlight me?"
Sep
16
answered Is my understanding of the license for JQuery.xmleditor correct?
Sep
16
comment Who is the copyright owner of a contribution (commit) to a GPL-licensed project?
This question is not asking for specific legal advice, and this is an issue that software developers should be familiar with. I think it's an acceptable question as long as it stays general.
Sep
15
comment Is it normal for a Software engineer to hate a technology?
There are plenty of grouchy personalities in this line of work. C++ developers, for example.
Sep
15
comment Is it normal for a Software engineer to hate a technology?
The Tao is embodied in all software - regardless of how insignificant.
Sep
15
answered Is it okay to use exceptions as tools to “catch” errors early?
Sep
12
comment Intentionally incorrect use of language features, specifically “ref” in C#, as a hint to colleagues
@Doval: That may be true, but it's a fact of life, which is why absolute statements are rarely correct.
Sep
12
comment Intentionally incorrect use of language features, specifically “ref” in C#, as a hint to colleagues
@Doval: the most common is when dealing with interop.
Sep
11
comment How do you make sure a .net client application is not being hacked to bypass authorization claims?
You should change the phrase "secure as possible" to "reasonably secure". You don't want nor can afford "as secure as possible".
Sep
10
comment Could the creation of many methods in Java affect performance?
@IsraelFonseca: Think of every time you've ever heard someone use that phrase, and replace it with the longer phrase, and you'll find the result is pretty much no different, when in context.
Sep
10
comment Could the creation of many methods in Java affect performance?
@david.pfx: Common sense is a phrase used as shorthand for "if you disagree with me you're an idiot"
Sep
9
comment Could the creation of many methods in Java affect performance?
There is no such thing as common sense, especially in software development.
Sep
8
comment GPL- How much source must be released?
@DougM: No, GPL 3 was mainly because of vendors shipping hardware that would only run software cryptographically signed with a particular secret key, thus preventing users from modifying the software and running it on their hardware, despite that software being GPL software. gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html
Sep
8
comment Is it correct to keep version numbers of all components always the same?
You know what's a better tool to find out when things have changed? Source control.
Sep
8
comment GPL- How much source must be released?
@DimitryAlexandrov: You've answered no because you are focusing on whether they release or not, not based on what terms a hypothetical release would have to be under. Additionally, in the OPs example, Wolfram Alpha, Wolfram does sell that to be run on customer's hardware: products.wolframalpha.com/appliance and if the OPs situation took place, the terms of that sale would have to be per the GPL.