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February 7th, 2004, 04:47 PM
I was showing my little brother around my system, the various compilers and stuff, because he has been interested in programming. My family is visiting, and I hoped he'd have some fun. But I showed...
February 6th, 2004, 03:38 PM
I have a moral for today:
never show your little brother how to log on to sites with your user name...
January 18th, 2004, 11:41 AM
Ahh... after a good nights sleep, all is good with the world.
:) :) :) :) :)
I agree with the labeling problems, too. The reason I stopped being a libertarian was because it is a party full...
January 18th, 2004, 03:04 AM
I just wanted to say, now that I'm all "likered' up" with sangria and just spent some time writing a long (LONG) letter to my employer about all sorts of BS, so I'm in a fightin' mood. Except...
January 17th, 2004, 09:56 PM
Its rare for Robert Heinlein to be called a communist these days. As an ex-military man (semi-real service here -- navy, battleship service and all that), who at times made suggestions like a person...
January 17th, 2004, 09:07 PM
You guys can fix up your manes anyway you like. I'm waiting for the wings they promised me.
January 17th, 2004, 03:06 AM
January 17th, 2004, 02:46 AM
Mick, I wish I could be corrected like that more often. When I saw your quote, I had to go out and find more. I discovered that I had a much deeper misunderstanding, here. Some where along the...
January 16th, 2004, 05:40 PM
I want to explain my position some.
Really, I don't think there is a requirement to use either packet size in a header or a delimiter. Even when you have multiple sizes in your packets, all you...
January 16th, 2004, 02:30 AM
I see no reason to ever use delimiters. That would just limit the character set you could use for the rest of the packet string. I've only ever prepended the size.
January 16th, 2004, 12:06 AM
I wouldn't exactly call it a no-brainer, but it is certainly useful. As are other options like wxWindows, which has the advantage of being LGPL'd open source. And there are other solutions for...
January 15th, 2004, 11:48 PM
As well, anonymous instances will only lookup match with the latter (const) reference.
January 15th, 2004, 11:45 PM
I specifically mentioned that species and entire ecosystems have been destroyed, and cautioned that it is a phenomena that should be given more attention (as opposed to ignoring). The tale was only...
January 15th, 2004, 08:57 PM
More than 3.5 billion years ago, a species of bacteria created a dye that could transmit the energy of the sun to fuel its growth. These were the cyanobacters, that soon formed large mats of...
January 15th, 2004, 01:00 AM
Funny how that type of thinkin' just arises spontaneously from the masses...
the telephone is ringin'
is that my mother on the phone???
January 15th, 2004, 12:52 AM
not all solutions best represent the problem domain; eg. you could do this with API interception
it is often useful in documenting intent when working with others to do pre- and post-condition /...
January 14th, 2004, 09:13 PM
I too would describe it like Deniz. Basically, windows 3.x and earlier were DOS extensions for the most part. No preemptive multitasking, 16 bit, etc. Windows 95 added preemptive multitasking...
January 14th, 2004, 03:34 PM
Is this something you need to code or just want to use. Many libraries out there have fixed-point classes for use (the gnu FixN classes, for example, are free in libg++) and you could search around...
January 14th, 2004, 02:32 AM
Probably the fastest way is to make yourself a bitmap with an alpha channel and AlphaBlend (GDI msimg) it onto your scene. This code demonstrates. You could make the circle in a simple paint...
January 13th, 2004, 11:51 PM
There are a few mathematical theorems which show you can make a program O(f(n)) complex to crack for various functions f and code sizes n, usually using complex nested encryptions keyed to a series...
January 13th, 2004, 11:29 PM
"Disintegration is the best album ever!" - Kyle
I'll roshambo you for it...
January 13th, 2004, 11:00 PM
January 13th, 2004, 10:26 PM
but that's natural!
even dogs would do it if they had an internet connection and opposable thumbs...
type, that is... uhh... emails and stuff...
critical dialectics and all that...
January 13th, 2004, 10:11 PM
Of course its not your PC!! Everyone already knows the laptop story, and besides, that is obviously XP not 2000. You think no one pays attention around here???
Although you might pretend you are...
January 13th, 2004, 09:10 PM
So... now we know, Mick...
You like the standard blue window format...
You keep your start bar on the bottom...
It doesn't look like it auto minimises, but you might have needed to click...
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