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The Old New Thing

Last Build Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:00:02 +0000


Microspeak: Impedance mismatch

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Any kind of mismatch, really.

The history of change-packing tools at Microsoft (so far)

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

They all say "pack" for one reason or another.

A helper template function to wait for a Win32 condition variable in a loop

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Another case of the spurious wake-up.

Stuff my father-in-law says: On taking the train

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:01 +0000

A five-minute tour.

A helper template function to wait for WaitOnAddress in a loop

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Because this is what you always have to do.

Why does HRESULT begin with H when it’s not a handle to anything?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Well, it used to be a handle.

As far as the French government is concerned, I am the expert on Windows XP

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

At least it's my name on the paperwork.

How do I know that Resource Monitor isnt just retaining a handle to the terminated process?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Let's try it again, with feeling.

Why don’t context menus respect the UI state for keyboard accelerators?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Well, technically, they're a separate window.