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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
So, one chance in three per annum of suffering a memory error on a given machine, roughly.
With ECC memory which Google use as standard, 19 out of 20 of these errors will be transparently corrected.
With non-ECC memory, as in commodity PCs, stiff biscuit every time.
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