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Turning my hobby into my profession since 1994.

Main expertise: SQL, C#.


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revised What is the best way to store a table in C++
Just a few minor typos
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comment What is the best way to store a table in C++
You might want to look at Loki's multimethods. loki-lib.sourceforge.net/html/main.html
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comment What API design for storing generic data in a more specific format?
Also, as a random aside: if it works for you, it's in.
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comment What API design for storing generic data in a more specific format?
Second that. I think you're fine.
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comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
In a lot of instances, you do have that option. That's what source licenses are for.
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comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
Slightly different version: we can't use libraries because they all have bugs.
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comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
Wait, what? Are you serious? It is an egregious waste of money, but we shouldn't mention it because it is common?
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comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
One thing: "Paid for is best" is a misnomer. People shy away from open-source because there is no support, but most importantly, NOBODY TO BLAME WHEN THINGS GO WRONG.
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comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
It can perhaps best be rephrased as "having no testers". Besides, developers are the worst testers. In. The. World.
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answered What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?