Category: Programming

Encode your IP as a haiku

How eccentric and cool: http://gabrielmartin.net/projects/hipku/ There’s also a Python port: http://pyhipku.lord63.com/

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Grammar

I just ran into this sentence in Six programming paradigms that will change how you think about coding You’re probably used to type systems in languages like C and Java and marveled at its ambiguity. “Used” and “type” have several different

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Chicken

Q. Why did the multiprocessing chicken cross the road? A. to To other side. get the — Jason Whittington

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The equivalence of patents and source code

The Software Freedom Law Center has filed a Supreme Court brief re Bilski, and I loved this idea within it: “The source code of a program which performs the steps described in a software patent is distinguishable from the literal

Posted in Intellectual Property, Law, Programming

Windows is Stupid

I have an application with a main window.  It opens a find dialog that can remain open, i.e. it is not modal.  I mark it as STAY_ON_TOP so it does not disappear behind the application window. The application pops up

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