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The wrong way of benchmarking the most efficient integer comparison function

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Missing the forest for the blade of grass.

Microspeak: FCIB

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Foreign checked-in binary, or at least that's what it means now.

On memory allocations larger than 64KB on 16-bit Windows

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

The mysterious __AHINCR.

Cancelling the INamespace­Walk::Walk operation a little faster

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

You can use IAction­Progress

How can I cancel the INamespace­Walk::Walk operation?

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

You can cancel it during a INamespace­Walk­CB callback.

How can I control which parts of the shell namespace the INamespaceWalk::Walk operation will walk into?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

You can ask it to skip the folder, or you can tell it to give up entirely.

Why did Windows 95 store image list bitmaps four-across instead of as a strict vertical strip?

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0000

To make sure they all fit in a 16-bit coordinate space.