Monthly Archives: August 2012

On the importance of clear technical specifications

Even when the code is working like a charm, technical specifications — and their different interpretations by different people — can lead to confusion and hours-long debugging sessions.

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Hidden complexity

It really surprises me sometimes how much you can have to explain about simple things.

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Plain and clear cases of “don’t do that – fix your code in stead”

For the last few days, a discussion (that has become heated from time to time) has been going on on the comp.lang.c usenet group. The subject is a “signal anomaly”: the OP wants to catch SIGSEGV and carry on along … Continue reading

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