Otherwise, keep up the good work!
Otherwise, keep up the good work!
Last week I added
rvalue support to
std::function, so that you
can invoke it with move-only types such as
std::unique_ptr. That will be included in the
GCC 4.5 release. Doug Gregor originally contributed the
<tr1/functional> implementation that it's
based on and it's really cool stuff. I continue to be in awe
of Doug and the other authors of Boost.Function and Boost.Bind.
I'm still wrestling with
Comagan Suresh, the lowlife SEO spammer, is still creating accounts here. My previous post calling him a lowlife spammer is currently the 3rd and 4th google hit for his name. Stick that in your SEO and smoke it.
Come back and visit us again, fzort - or syndicate relevant posts here please.
An SEO spammer has created several accounts today, all with real name "comagan suresh". It's hard to know whether to tell search engines that Comagan Suresh is a spammer and lowlife, or whether it's someone else trying to harm his reputation. Oops, too late now.
I've just noticed mentifex recently wrote a rebuttal to an old article, where he refers to himself in the third person and calls advogato "a major battleground in the conflict between censorship and freedom of speech." I fear if he does herald the technological singularity then the future is going to be like getting spammed by a Dada Engine with a persecution complex.
diary entry makes me wonder why people in large C++ projects
like OOo still insist on
If cppcheck (a simple pattern matcher) can find those
problems then the bad/missing
delete must have
been very close to the
new so there's no reason
it couldn't be wrapped in a smart type that would clean up
automatically. I dread to think how many memory-related
bugs there are in OOo that can't be detected by simple
I assume you have hired someone to do some seach engine optimisation, or try to improve your google ratings - if that's the case, you've hired a lowlife who is willing to abuse unrelated websites to post spam. If that was done on Adecco's behalf that's a great way to damage your image and to get a reputation as spammers.
Thank you for deleting this account. This advertisement was not done on behalf of Adecco New Zealand.
We have had issues with a scammer [...]. This scammer has been posing as an Adecco New Zealand employee on international job forums and is luring job seekers in to a money forwarding scheme. We have notified authorities and are actively working to shut this scam operation down.
If there is any help you can give us (i.e. IP address/ISP this person connected from to your servers, etc), it would be much appreciated.
So apparently not all spam accounts are misguided attempts at SEO, some may be slightly sneakier.
My preferred explanation for apparent backwards causation sabotaging the LHC relies on the many-worlds interpretation.
Maybe the production of measurable quantities of Higgs bosons for any length of time is so utterly abhorrent to the universe that it implodes or ceases to exist in some other way (possibly turning into a bowl of petunias and a very surprised looking whale) or maybe as the crackpots have it, the LHC will produce a black hole that will swallow the Earth. Should that happen we wouldn't be around to experience it, so the fact that you are reading this implies you are on a world-line in which the LHC failed to destroy the planet (yet!) It seems that in your world-line the LHC failed because of a series of unfortunate events preventing it from coming online.
I am writing this from a parallel universe where the LHC did produce Higgs bosons. One of the unexpected consequences was the ability to blog in parallel dimensions, but I'd better not tell you about the others, as you probably wouldn't believe me.
After a few years with Write After Approval status, I have been made a maintainer of libstdc++. I am replacing Phil Edwards who has not been as active as he once was. Phil was very supportive and helpful when I first got involved with libstdc++ so as well as my own work I'll try to follow his example and encourage new contributors to the project.
I wiped the default Asus/Xandros distro from my EeePC 701 a couple of months ago and installed Fedora 11. That borked my mobile broadband, which made the system pretty much useless for me as I only use the eee when on the move. Since the machine was just gathering dust and Fedora 12 has improvements to mobile broadband support, I thought I might as well try the Fedora 12 beta. Mobile broadband works again and is very simple to start, the NetworkManager UI is much better than the applet I used to use with the original Asus distro. There were a couple of small issues which have already been fixed in rawhide, but generally it works very well. I've been using LXDE and XFCE for the desktop, as KDE is very slow on the eee 701, even with the RAM upgraded to 1GB. Newer netbooks with slightly more powerful CPUs might fare better.
On the same topic as dmarti's How not to write the way dumb people think smart people write, I have been getting annoyed with dumb people who say they will "revert back to me."
That's doubly dumb, because "revert back" is tautological, and because "revert" doesn't mean "reply".
Unless you're the Incredible Hulk talking to Bruce Banner in the mirror, you should not say you will revert to someone.
This misuse appears to have originated in India, but has infected the minds of several people in the UK who seem to think it's a professional-sounding way to finish emails. Thankfully there appear to be attempts to stop the misuse, e.g. hamra.net and englishyogi.com.
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