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Too few complements for galculator [Nov. 12th, 2004|11:58 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
Ask the GNOME calculator what c06e6d00 is in decimal.

Apparently -1066504960.

*sigh*
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[User Picture]From: killhamster
2004-11-13 08:28 am (UTC)

KILLER ROBOTS DISAGREE

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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-11-13 08:35 am (UTC)

Re: KILLER ROBOTS DISAGREE

Doesn't take a killer robot to tell me that a positive number in one base is a negative number in another.
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[User Picture]From: killhamster
2004-11-13 08:38 am (UTC)

Re: KILLER ROBOTS DISAGREE

it makes the answer look a lot cooler though, you have to admit.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-11-13 08:58 am (UTC)
Indeed.

At the time I hadn't yet read about the intricacies of packing a couple dozen things into the 32-bit ioctl "request" parameter.

I'm learn-ed now.
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[User Picture]From: jwz
2004-11-13 09:14 am (UTC)
Now that's just sad. And they also removed support for the -analog option.
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[User Picture]From: kniedzw
2004-11-13 06:21 pm (UTC)
You're right. They are complete turkeys.
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[User Picture]From: supersat
2004-11-14 12:47 am (UTC)
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