Adi Oltean's Weblog - Flashbacks on technology, programming, and other interesting things

October, 2007

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    Puzzle: Xen voting algorithm

    There is a huge amount of aliens living on the Xen planet who want to elect their new leader (since their previous leader died a while back). They want to switch to a very democratic voting process, through the help of a very special communication field...
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    Defrag in Vista - what's new?

    There is a new article in the hard-to-discover world, about various improvements of defrag in Vista. In summary: defragmentation is now performed automatically by default (at 1 AM on every Wednesday - that is, if your laptop...
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    [Cool spam] Our internal discussion list is nominated in a Who's Who award!

    Here is an interesting piece of spam I received this morning on our internal discussion list: Dear VSS Lab Account, You were recently appointed as a biographical candidate to represent your industry in the Madison Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals...
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    .NET Framework source code - public

    I sure hope that you will appreciate this - the .NET 3.5 source code will be publicly released . Initially, we will see .NET BCL, ASP.NET, Windows Forms, ADO.NET, XML and WPF. Later, more libraries will be added (WCF - yes!), LINQ and Workflow.
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