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by sparr
Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Looking For Programming/Design Games
Replies: 12
Views: 6662

Re: Looking For Programming/Design Games

"Programming Games" is how I've always referred to them, but that's a stretch for logic gate games and things like Mind Rover.

I'm very interested in such a wiki, btw.

PS:

Robot Battle
C++ Robots
Mind Rover
SpaceChem
Colobots
by sparr
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: RSS feed, alt text, title text
Replies: 17
Views: 15811

Re: RSS feed, alt text, title text

So... the RSS feed doesn't accurately reflect the contents of the main page. My guess, a typo or copy/paste error in the RSS-generating script. It came up in a discussion of alt-vs-title text elsewhere, so I thought I would report it so that the RSS feed could be fixed.
by sparr
Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: RSS feed, alt text, title text
Replies: 17
Views: 15811

RSS feed, alt text, title text

On the comic pages, the alt text of the image is the strip's title, and the title text is the alternate punchline (the 'tooltip' or 'hover text'). Ignoring the odd terminology conflict there, I wanted to point out a problem. The RSS feed uses the title text for both attributes. That is, <img alt=foo...
by sparr
Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: A little project of mine
Replies: 13
Views: 2015

Re: A little project of mine

The way your algorithm is described sounds rotationally symmetric... Why is it that the stair stepping gap pattern seems to appear more often on the right and bottom?
by sparr
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "Mistranslations"
Replies: 110
Views: 19951

Re: "Mistranslations" Discussion

AlphaSquirrel wrote:
LordLandon wrote:The rope. What is it tied to?
Also, that's no hook on the roof, it's the gutter. (;

Where is the drainage pipe if so?

Not in the plane of the comic, taking the comic as a 2D slice of a 3D world.
by sparr
Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Matchsticks
Replies: 12
Views: 3287

Re: Matchsticks

Spoiler:
square with diagonals, tetrahedron... very old puzzle

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