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32 votes

Where did usage of OS signals go?

19 votes
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Functional Programming -- Immutability

19 votes
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One-use variables - has any language ever had them?

15 votes
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Formal name for left/right-hand-side of an expression

13 votes

Are Git branches, in fact, "homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space"?

9 votes

Why do most sites require email activation

9 votes

Devising test of Haskell's value/reference semantics

9 votes
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How do I know what tools I can download in my country?

7 votes
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Was in it Turbo Pascal 4 that Unit were introduced?

7 votes
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Preemptive scheduling with "do not disturb"

6 votes

Is there genetic relationship between ARM and PDP-11 architectures?

6 votes

Is it bad to place "include directive" within main function?

5 votes

How do I determine the runtime of a double recursive function?

5 votes
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Process arbitrarily large lists without explicit recursion or abstract list functions?

5 votes
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Is hashing of just "username + password" as safe as salted hashing

5 votes

What is the point of repeatedly executing the same test?

4 votes

Ready to Open source the software, but want to make some money out of it

3 votes
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Analyzing a programming language

3 votes

Best practice regarding security in mobile applications

3 votes

Given that I voluntarily choose not to implement virtual memory in my kernel, how would the memory-management-unit work?

3 votes

Are there historical problems with non-ASCII identifier characters in code?

3 votes

System Call Interface and operating system API

3 votes

Is CRC pointless if I'm doing truncated HMAC?

2 votes

What is the mathematics foundation for first/second/third class values in programming languages?

2 votes

Which if statement requires less computation?

1 vote

Is a well written documentation a good enough reason for learning a programming language?

1 vote

Develop secureness first or as a later step?

0 votes

Why aren't postfix and primary expressions symmetrical?

0 votes

How Immutable Sets are Manipulated

0 votes

Why are errors named as "Exception" but not as "Error" in programming languages?