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raddevus18-Jun-21 8:02
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raddevus wrote:
Man, I know how to troll on CP, just mention Hungarian Notation
No kidding. That's almost as much of a blitzkreig in the forums as a brace style debate.
raddevus wrote:
as if anyone prints code now
I will admit to occasionally printing code fragments. Most of the time lately it's to compare struct definitions against interface specifications. I've got one interface now that has these lovely C struct's in the interface spec. The only problem is the compiler being used forces 4 byte alignment, which isn't documented in the struct's. My corresponding definitions therefore have to insert pad bytes to make things line up.


A few years ago the Infernal Revenue Service accused my company of padding their R&D costs, and they wanted proof of the work we'd done. Part of that proof was supposed to be a listing of all versions of all software produced over the preceding five years. Said source code, copied to CD's (this was a while ago), occupied around 120 discs. We make commercial ink-jet printing systems, so we're good at figuring out how much paper will be needed for a job. We estimated a paper listing of the contents of those discs would have required a little over 9 rolls of paper, at 40,000 feet per roll. When we asked them where they wanted the 9+ rolls delivered (each weighing several hundred pounds, and about 5 ft in diameter), they backed off. Just to be a smart ass, I did print out a directory listing of each of the discs. The directory listing alone was an entire case of office paper (2000 sheets).

Oh, and not to brag, but we could have printed those 9+ rolls of paper in about 1 day. We ain't your mama's DeskJet.

Software Zen: delete this;

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