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Authoritative source on XML-sig

Authoritative source on XML-sig

We have a question with regards to XML-sig and need detail about the optional elements as well as some of the canonicalization and transform stuff. We're writing a spec for a very small XML-syntax p…


Always Commit the same file with SVN

In my web application I have a file which hold the current revision number via $Rev$. This work fine except, if I don't make any changes to that file, it doesn't get committed. Is there anyway I can…


Repair SVN Checksum

I'm using subclipse in Flex Builder 3, and recently received this error when trying to commit: svn: Checksum mismatch for '/Users/redacted/Documents/Flex Builder 3/path/to/my/file.mxml'; expected: 'f8…


version control - Tools to help a small shop score higher on the “Joel Test”

Questions#1 through#4 on the Joel Test in my opinion are all about the development tools being used and the support system in place for developers: Do you use source control? Can you make a build…


What are real life applications of yield?

I know what yield does, and I've seen a few examples, but I can't think of real life applications, have you used it to solve some specific problem?(Ideally some problem that cannot be solved some ot…


When should assertions stay in production code?

There's a discussion going on over at comp.lang.c++.moderated about whether or not assertions, which in C++ only exist in debug builds by default, should be kept in production code or not. Obviously,…


unit testing - Best practice for integrating TDD with web application development?

Unit testing and ASP.NET web applications are an ambiguous point in my group. More often than not, good testing practices fall through the cracks and web applications end up going live for several ye…


Types of endianness

What is the difference between the following types of endianness? byte(8b) invariant big and little endianness half-word(16b) invariant big and little endianness word(32b) invariant big and littl…



regex - Summary of differences in regular expression syntax for various tools and languages?

I can never remember the differences in regular expression syntax used by tools like grep and AWK, or languages like Python and PHP. Generally, Perl has the most expansive syntax, but I'm often hamst…


Markdown vs markup-are they related?

I'm using markdown to edit this question right now. In some wikis I used wiki markup. Are they the same thing? Are they related? Please explain. If I want to implement one or the other in a web projec…




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