ChrisF

United Kingdom

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I've been a developer for over 30 years in one form or another. I learnt Pascal at University and my first job was programming in FORTRAN 66. I've since moved to Silverlight with C# & .NET via Ada, C and C++ and a bit of ASP.NET.

Over the years I've used most operating systems (apart from MacOS/iOS!), starting with PR1MOS and then moving onto various flavours of Unix. I'm now exclusively on Windows, but really should get back into other areas. The only things that are holding me back are lack of time and resources!

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comment Simple issue writing from array to text file after storing what I have read as array and editing one of the arrays
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on [SO] but has already been reposted there - stackoverflow.com/questions/28132364/…
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awarded Nice Question
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comment Why do avatar pictures change when I update my email address as an OAuth2 user?
Do you mean the auto generated identicon image or the image you have uploaded yourself?
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comment Why some of my audits fail, should I report every issue?
@RustamA.Gasanov - I've unbanned you.
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comment Why some of my audits fail, should I report every issue?
I've just closed the question. No idea why the system thinks it "looks good" possibly because of the upvotes.
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comment Should we be able to split bounties?
@PhilLello - how is it not a duplicate. Both questions are asking how to split bounties.
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answered Profile of a deleted account
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asked Wouldn't any question for this site be on topic on Super User?
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revised How can we attract more women to our business-focused Q&A site?
more ideas
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answered How can we attract more women to our business-focused Q&A site?
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awarded Informed
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awarded Informed
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comment How to use Regex to split a string AND include whitespace
@AlanWayne - Regex isn't always necessary or the best way to do string manipulation. If this works then you don't need a regex
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answered How can a dup-closed question be reopened?
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comment C++ Template Metaprogramming and Call By Need Evaluation
@rwong - Yeah - I had to close the question as something so I could reopen, but then forgot to clean up after myself.
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awarded Nice Answer
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comment Question could be answered well on Stack Overflow but gets closed
@rwolst That question was asked back in 2008. Were it to be asked today it would probably be closed.
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answered Question could be answered well on Stack Overflow but gets closed
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revised Question could be answered well on Stack Overflow but gets closed
no https link
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comment 1k points acquired yesterday, but still no more privileges added
@PeterJ - nope. It's 1,000 points not 1,001.
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