How FLOSS does not work

Pythonists are working on a stackoverflow alternative publicly available in the pypi ([pypi] [website] [github]). At the same time a company is working on a stackoverflow alternative privately for a customer.

Please repeat yourself and reinvent the wheel. This is where the software industry is going nowadays. The boundaries between company contexts and voluntary projects are too broad to be crossed in a copyright-driven society.

How FLOSS does not work

The top 10 signs you’re a computer scientist

  1. You explain your kids the clock using the word “modulo”
  2. If you terminate all your sentences with a NULL byte\0
  3. If you extend your 101-keys-keyboard for 42 more keys
  4. If you answer infinity calculations in math courses with “BufferOverflow”
  5. If you have to andl $-16, %esp your priority queue if your boss assigns you a new task
  6. If you think you know more about inheritance than biologists
  7. If execution, command and kill are harmless words for you
  8. If you think that 2 spaces are missing in the source code, but you cannot explain the why to someone else.
  9. If (0.1 + 0.7) * 10 is anything else than 8 for you
  10. You expected a list with 102 elements here

based on spikedmath:456.

The top 10 signs you’re a computer scientist