Machines using BCD are still commercially sold and widely used today. It is also not only easier to reason about hexadecimal memory dumps, but base-10 arithmetic is also much easier to work with in financial applications instead of using base-2.
It is actually very frightening that many of the programming languages developed…
All software developers know what’s the right thing to do. Most just take the easy way of just tacking on new features on top of the features they tacked on last month and never learn to estimate correctly. And when they have to live with the consequences of their actions they blame others, mostly management who can’t fix it anyways.
I really think this is a great idea and I hope this catches on with more projects!
It would be cool as well to be able to add bounties to individual issues on other projects that one might depend on without needing the project owners to set this up. What do you think?
Now that we’ve all dealt with our feelings after Apple’s announcement of the new MacBook Pro, lets remind ourselves why we’re using Macs — apart from the fact that they’re just extremely shiny:
It might be time to read “The cathedral and the Bazaar” again and consider the consequences of doing everything in the open. Sometimes it’s more interesting to just share the git repository and scratch your own itch alone in peace in a dark room. Mindshare is not everything. Productivity and peace is sometimes more important. YMMV
The innovation currently comes from startups, but out-innovating startups might not be easy or even possible for large established enterprises. If you add in the risk associated with the required investment it might not be a good proposition at all if it would just diminish your margins and you’re unlikely to succeed.
I think it makes sense for people running the statistics, but for everyone else assigning simple words to those questions for rating their satisfaction would be much easier.
Is anyone doing this? Most of the ratings I’ve been asked to complete are clearly as awful as this one.