Without having really understood the physics behind this, what I gather is that it basically would allow you to conceal optical signals from eavesdropping on the transmission line. But that's only on the transmission line. Obviously the transmitted data still needs to exist at the endpoints in one form or another... so eavesdrop on the endpoints instead? Unless you have a true point-to-point line, your data will also likely be routed over some sort of IP network, where it will have to exist in some other form for at least short periods of time.
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On the other hand, the comparison to the Moon's distance is useful. "It's more than 15 times further away than the moon" gives a good point of comparison. It certainly makes it clearer to me that there's no risk it will hit anything we should care about.
Silly, silly Sega.
That sounds like some kind of vengeance. "We couldn't make this popular, so we'll make certain you won't either."
No, it's not. It is clunky and difficult to navigate. A set of linked HTML pages would be good for learning the deep details of a product. Texinfo is just crap.
Isn't that a property of the `info` reader and not so much a property of the format? The idea is good, the user interface is horrible.
Actually it's Windows 6.2 aka. "Vista with even more tweaks", but it's not like version numbers really matter much.
As far as I know, ISA is still used for some legacy hardware, e.g. PS/2 keyboard, PC speaker, floppy controller, but it's almost purely conceptual by now. The ISA bus might not even exist outside a single chip (e.g. SuperIO controller.) I don't know about MCA, but I think that was only on some 386 and 486 IBMs, so that would certainly be irrelevant to have in by now.
I think you missed the part where he asked for something that is fast, and doesn't care as much about bit-accurate copies.
Why would you use a stolen SSH key to announce a security breach?
On the other hand way too many Steam users have hundreds of dollars worth of games on their account, those users aren't just leaving the train mid-journey.
Except that they don't. If you write Metro apps in C++ you don't use
But yes they must run on all the platforms, of which C++ is the only that will need to be built for every platform.
The search button.
I've hit it by accident countless times (Lumia 800, so touch button), and only actually wanted to use it maybe 10 times.
Except this is not about languages running on embedded platforms, this is about hosting a language inside an application, for providing e.g. scriptability of a GUI application.