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  • Re: Security by space bar

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"] I think the Connecticut state mental health system finally did its job there and put him away.[/quote]  I always thought you were, like, friends. You keeping his back from the forista's backstabbing while he was heroically fighting the SSDS dragon.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 04-05-2014
  • Re: Is it time for a new Firefox thread yet?

    So as this is still technically a Firefox thread... Today's update greeted me with this lovely dialog. Not resizable but the taskbar said the window title is "Software Update"
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 04-05-2014
  • Re: unstructured optimization

    [quote user="Mo6eB"] The first parameters are passed in registers and the rest on the stack. So you can do computations with the values in the registers already, while waiting for the stack. [...] However, nowadays you can use the "restrict" keyword to mark your pointers as not-aliased. You should show it to your boss and ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 04-03-2014
  • Re: Clicking the below link will play really awful music

    What The... What was that?! Okay, the music was quite bad. But seriously, it pales in comparison to the awfulness that is everything else.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-28-2014
  • Re: Is it time for a new Firefox thread yet?

    [quote user="Onyx"]Also, isn't it that NTFS is case sensitive but explorer refuses to admit it? I'm pretty sure it quite happily saved both "a.txt" and "A.txt" as two different files when accessed from Linux, but threw a hissy fit when I tried to rename those files in explorer.[/quote]  No. It's case ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-26-2014
  • Re: Is it time for a new Firefox thread yet?

    You seem to be implying that GTK sucks donkey balls on Windows only. It is way inferior to QT everywhere.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-25-2014
  • Re: FxCop, Microsoft Downloads

    A 200kb HTML file that lets you download a 200 byte installation instructions file... They really couldn't have put that text on the website to begin with? Good find, you got there. Absolute irony-overloading WTF.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-23-2014
  • Re: Is it time for a new Firefox thread yet?

    [quote user="Lorne Kates"]AND THEY CALLED THEIR LANGUAGE RUST!  Why not "obsolete"?  Or "decayed corpse pile"?  AH! AH! AHHHHHHHHHH *poof* [/quote] At least the features it has sound interesting, especially when you consider it compiles to run on bare metal. I mean, they didn't build it on top of ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-23-2014
  • Re: Is it time for a new Firefox thread yet?

    [quote user="El_Heffe"]But that's OK.  At least Firefox 28 now has volume controls for HTML5 video and audio.[/quote]  Well, that is indeed something. I think just a few months ago, Chrome added an indicator to tabs playing sound or using the camera. And I was thinking oh great, while I (and several others) submitted ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-23-2014
  • Re: Someone's just discovered "yield"

    [quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="henke37"]Someone mind explaining this for people who can't even tell what language this is?[/quote] My posts are invisible![/quote]  You got hellbanned...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by topspin on 03-15-2014
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