Peter Mortensen

Århus, Denmark

pmortensen.eu

Age: 50

(Last updated 2015-04-16.)

Every time you make a typo, the errorists win.


Experienced application developer. Software Engineer. M.Sc.E.E. C++ (10 years), software engineering, .NET/C#/VB.NET (7 years), usability testing, Perl, scientific computing, Python, Windows/Macintosh/Linux, Z80 assembly.


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revised Why doesn't Firefox support the MP3 file format in <audio>
Copy edited.
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revised Why doesn't Firefox support the MP3 file format in <audio>
Copy edited. Added some context.
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revised Why doesn't Firefox support the MP3 file format in <audio>
Copy edited.
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revised Why doesn't Firefox support the MP3 file format in <audio>
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MP3> and <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogg>).
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revised What's a good non-iPhone smartphone that's reasonably priced and specced?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/that's#Contraction> and <http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/because>). (its = possessive, it's = "it is" or "it has". See for example <http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Its-and-It%27s>.) Dressed the naked link.
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revised Recommendations for a mechanical or traditional keyboard? Which is better?
Removed historical information (e.g. ref. <http://meta.stackexchange.com/a/230693>, <http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/266164>, and <http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/127639>). Copy edited.
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revised What's a good non-iPhone smartphone that's reasonably priced and specced?
Copy edited. (its = possessive, it's = "it is" or "it has". See for example <http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Its-and-It%27s>.) Removed historical information (e.g. ref. <http://meta.stackexchange.com/a/230693>).
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comment Formatting Sandbox
Comment shortcuts are great! [mcve] -> [mcve] (But they don't work here at Meta Stack Exchange.)
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awarded Autobiographer
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awarded Autobiographer
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revised Why is the dynamic programming algorithm of the knapsack problem not polynomial?
Copy edited.
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revised How can the font size be changed in Notepad++?
Response to system-generated prompt for duplicateness.
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comment How can the font size be changed in Notepad++?
In my answer I stated it did not work for Style = "Global override" (it should be "Default Style" instead - the second option). Which version of Notepad++ did you use for testing?
5h
revised How do I implement Y-combinator in Forth?
Copy edited.
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revised What was our stance about short, self-contained examples again?
Added some context, etc.
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revised How do I get multiple storage file paths on Android?
Copy edited - but more work is needed for making the title more representative.
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comment Can you really use Arduino for a small spacecraft?
Perhaps radiotion-induced latch-up should also be mentioned (affects power supply requirements (mitigation)).
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revised Can you really use Arduino for a small spacecraft?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hertz#SI_multiples>). Added some context.
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revised New warnings in iOS 9
Copy edited (but more could be done - like dressing the nake links).
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