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  1. Go doesn't care about the indent style. You may...

    Go doesn't care about the indent style. You may be thinking about some of the requirements it has because it doesn't use semicolons to end statements. It does need to know where the line ends and for...
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    I'm not twisting anything. I am being precise....

    I'm not twisting anything. I am being precise. And I don't know who is desperate but it isn't me. Check who you are responding to.

    In fact specifying Linux/GNU/X is not precise enough even. You...
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    Android IS Linux. If people want to claim...

    Android IS Linux.

    If people want to claim "Linux Gaming" is something else then they need to be much more specific. "Linux/X on x86" for example.

    You don't see people doing "Linux Gaming" on a...
  4. Microsoft's experimental Singularity OS would...

    Microsoft's experimental Singularity OS would disagree with you.
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    I also use GDB on Linux and I love it a lot....

    I also use GDB on Linux and I love it a lot. However, I've done some Windows programming so I might be able to explain what is missing.

    Visual Studio is neat because you can hover over a variable...
  6. Play on hard mode. Fireball your own party...

    Play on hard mode. Fireball your own party members.
  7. Yeah they are. May as well object to x86 in GCC...

    Yeah they are. May as well object to x86 in GCC because it x86 is a virtual target that is compiled by the CPU into microcode.
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    If you want a guarantee you will need to design...

    If you want a guarantee you will need to design and fab your own TPM. You may be able to do something interesting with an FPGA although I don't believe you could make it fit into a motherboard TPM...
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    This would be awesome and perfect if true. ...

    This would be awesome and perfect if true.

    Once everyone is using it then he reveals himself. The Xanatos Gambit!
  10. It must be something strange about your setup. My...

    It must be something strange about your setup. My Firefox works well. This is Ubuntu 14 and Firefox I'm using right now. This morning I loaded 93 web comics in tabs all at the same time, and it...
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    It seems that the thing to do is to show that the...

    It seems that the thing to do is to show that the library is useful and can be implemented well. Get it into Boost first, then try making it part of the C++ Standard.

    I just checked Boost and...
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    I so wish that Linux had a reasonable way to use...

    I so wish that Linux had a reasonable way to use the newest C++ compilers on older systems.

    It is a nightmare making a library in C++11 that will compile and link against software built with older...
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    That is not the way I recall it. Yes, the...

    That is not the way I recall it.

    Yes, the first so-called "Fair" scheduler was written by CK. However, Ingo Molnár took the idea of a fair scheduler and wrote his very own version of it using a...
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    This is unreliable and unsupported but the last I...

    This is unreliable and unsupported but the last I remember reading, BFS was only good for 4 cores or less. After 4 cores the CFS scheduler wins everything.

    Since even my phone has 4 cores and my...
  15. It is entirely possible for widely used library...

    It is entirely possible for widely used library code to have subtle bugs. Popular ones are aliasing bugs. Whenever there is a pointer cast, view it with the utmost suspicion. Sometimes library...
  16. As long as they don't run into code which reads...

    As long as they don't run into code which reads its own code for integer values or indirect jump pointers; or jumps back into itself at misaligned offsets. Some malware and DRM coding does junk like...
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    USB is too complicated to rely on in a debugging...

    USB is too complicated to rely on in a debugging situation.

    Plus, my laptops at least seem to run into weird problems in the firmware. Linux doesn't set it up right or something, and on resume it...
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    I almost always have those weird regressions with...

    I almost always have those weird regressions with suspend too. In fact, it happens with Windows too. Windows 7 could suspend my desktop to RAM but Windows 8.1 randomly fails to wake up the disks.
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    That used to be true. More and more game...

    That used to be true. More and more game developers are using things like Intel's Cilk or TBB which will smoothly spread work to any number of cores.

    AMD's Mantle, DX 11 and new versions of OpenGL...
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    AMD's cores are full speed at integer math. As...

    AMD's cores are full speed at integer math. As far as I know they only share the FPU for floating point.

    I think AMDs end goal with this architecture is to replace the FPU and all MMX/SSE...
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