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Archive for January 9th, 2013

Dreaming: MacBook Air is an Ultrabook, so with Haswell will it have Touch?

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/09

A few recent rumour and news items:

Since a MacBook Air fits the Ultrabook description perfectly, I dreamed that this might lead to a MacBook Air with Haswell and Touch.

And I’m not the only one dreaming that dream (:

What would you favour, MacBook Air with Touch, Retina or both?


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.NET/C#: what is the meaning of “Comparing two IEnumerables for equality”?

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/09

Until I realized that comparing two IEnumerables needed some extra thought, I wondered why Assert.AreEqual would not support them.

jrista pointed me in the right direction answering a question about c# – How does Assert.AreEqual determine equality between two generic IEnumerables?

The correct answer is “it doesn’t”, but that is really dense.

IEnumerables are just that: being generic or normal, they allow you to enumerate things. They can get you an enumerator (generic or not) that has a notion of Current (generic or normal) and such, but no knowledge of the underlying data.

Comparing them needs you to think about the enumeration and the underlying data at the same time. You can get two kinds of comparisons: Read the rest of this entry »

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