Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Oct 2012 01:41 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
General Development "Originally published in 1978 and updated in 1988, The C Programming Language is considered a 'must-read' classic by most programmers and is generally known simply as 'K&R'. To mark the publication of an ebook version of the 1988 second edition, we interviewed coauthor Brian Kernighan about the C programming language, the book, and future trends." And an Oxford comma to boot. The way it should be.
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RE[3]: How it should be done
by dnebdal on Thu 4th Oct 2012 08:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: How it should be done"
dnebdal
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2008-08-27

It's immensely satisfying when it finally works, so go for it. ;)
Admittedly, that's true for any project where you can validate your code against existing real-world implementations - there's a moment of joy the first time you actually manage to parse an image/the ELF headers/what have you - and the first time you make a font file that appears with the right names in all OSes.

Tip: Microsoft's font validator made things easier. ( http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fontvalidator.mspx ). I still haven't found anything that will validate the CFF block, though - and that's the messiest part.

Edited 2012-10-04 08:26 UTC

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