The Old New Thing

Old New Thing

Why you might need additional control over the secret event hiding inside the file object

Sometimes every little bit of contention means a lot.

If you’re not keeping the parameter, then you still want to have separate T const& and T&& overloads

Forwarding it onward.

If you plan on keeping the parameter anyway, then there’s no need to have separate T const& and T&& overloads

You can just take it by value and move it out.

Microspeak: Click stop

A place to pause and refresh.

Gotcha: A threadpool periodic timer will not wait for the previous tick to complete

Don't be like Lucy in the chocolate factory.

Quality updates: Consequences for rogue-patched binaries

You can't get back any more.

Survey of Windows update formats: The Quality update, which obsoletes all the others

Supports everything the others do, at a fraction of the price.

Survey of Windows update formats: The Express update

It's faster in some ways, slower in others.

Survey of Windows update formats: The Delta update

Trying to do some trimming.

Survey of Windows update formats: The Full update

First we need to understand where we started.