Monthly Archives: July 2007

My head just exploded

From the documentation for something as mundane as System.Environment.GetCommandLineArgs: Backslash characters (REVERSE SOLIDUS (U+005C)) followed by a quotation mark are interpreted specially. If 2n backslashes are followed by a quotation mark, the command-line argument contains n backslashes, and quoted text … Continue reading

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DLL Hell? It is tools and utilities, too.

I have to use an innocent Microsoft utility that doesn’t do much more than code-sign a binary. However, what I find when searching for the right version, makes me scared and afraid. Afraid of the non-linearity of time, file size and … Continue reading

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What is the WER story for Managed Code?

Find out. It was not much last time I looked. WER is Windows Error Reporting, that is, display of sincere apologies for unrecoverable software faults and the opportunity to shove them in the face of someone somewhat related to someone responsible, knowledgeable or at … Continue reading

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Microsoft opens campus in Vancouver, BC – Suggested by me!

eWeek, PressPass Apart from being the obvious right thing to do, I still said it first: June 1st, 2005 April 26th, 2007

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