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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Why learn C? (O'Reilly Radar)
Posted Jun 29, 2012 21:05 UTC (Fri) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
C doesn't have socks, so I think you must be mistaken.
Posted Jun 30, 2012 5:22 UTC (Sat) by dirtyepic (subscriber, #30178)
Posted Jun 30, 2012 17:25 UTC (Sat) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
Posted Jul 1, 2012 5:04 UTC (Sun) by wahern (subscriber, #37304)
In C anything that starts with an underscore followed by a capital letter, or anything which begins with two underscores, is reserved for future language extensions. That way, new extensions won't break existing code. If you want the intuitive names, include the headers.
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