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Irish mobile phone companies: still spammy
'Pro tip: if you're going to spam, try not to spam the DPC's Director of Investigations.' -- lolz
funny  oh-dear  three  hutchinson  ireland  mobile  spam  dpc  law 
december 2012 by jm
Microsoft's ill-chosen magic constants
'Paolo Bonzini noticed something a little awkward in the Linux kernel support code for Microsoft's HyperV virtualisation environment - specifically, that the magic constant passed through to the hypervisor was "0xB16B00B5", or, in English, "BIG BOOBS". It turns out that this isn't an exception - when the code was originally submitted it also contained "0x0B00B135".' me, I prefer my magic constants less offensive and more Subgenius-oriented: "0xB0BD0BB5"
constants  via:kevin-lyda  oh-dear  microsoft  fail  magic-numbers  boobs  linux  kernel 
july 2012 by jm

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