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12:01 AM
You might find answers to those questions on Seasoned Advice
 
Tim
I try to get food that requires less or no cooking
such as canned food
and vegetables
Sometimes they give me rice, pasta and noodle, and I return them back the next time
sometimes they give me canned fish, and I like it
My most favorite fish is canned Sardine, then canned Salmon, then canned chunk light tuna. canned Albacore is my least.
What food do you eat?
 
 
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Tim
11:03 AM
Do you have recommendations on text processing books?
This one "Blueprints for Text Analytics using Python" was recommended but not yet published
I happen to read about natural languages and programming languages. I find languages can enrich my understanding about communication
I learned languages by studying grammar in elementary school.
Then I thought I was attracted to visual things. But that didn't last long.
In theory, which one can help improve understandings and reach more satisfaction: natural language processing, or computer vision?
In industry, which one has more career opportunities and applications?
 
 
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Tim
1:12 PM
Where were the riots from, the left or the right?
 
 
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2:31 PM
Sadly, in Zsh even $path would cause problems, as it's magically tied with $PATH... — ilkkachu 14 mins ago
@ilkkachu seriously? How? You mean you can just use $path in your script and zsh will magically decide to screw with PATH instead? Are you sure? That seems completely insane.
 
@terdon yes, Zsh reads path ...
it’s an array, equivalent to PATH
zsh -c 'echo ${path[@]}'
 
Hello guys, could you help me with a JS question w/ HTML?
 
2:47 PM
@StephenKitt Ah, OK, so it's a reserved name then? It doesn't just ignore case?
@GustavoR. probably not, we're Unix geeks here, not web developers.
 
@terdon it doesn’t just ignore case, no; PATH is the traditional colon-separated value, path is a mirror array
 
OK. phew. That's a little bit less insane.
 
3:24 PM
@terdon yep, it's a variable it uses itself. Not in sh-mode, luckily, but as zsh. There are some other lowercase ones: zsh.sourceforge.net/Doc/Release/Parameters.html#index-path
 
@ilkkachu Yeah, I had first feared it was simply ignoring case, which was insane.
 
no no
 
Wonderful. As though the virus was not enough, we are now expecting a cyclone. Apparently the first recorded one in Bombay's history.
I hope all the folks here are cyclone-free.
 
Famine? Check. War? Check. Pestilence? Check. Death? Check. Thanks, 2020, you're the best!
At times like these, I'm really glad I'm not religious...
 
Yes, I think I might have a word or two to say to the Big Guy if he invited me over...
 
 
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10:02 PM
Greetings - I've closed a question on my site - but wanted to be sure it wasn't answerable on this site without needing the improvements I've asked. Let me know here or flagging the post if it's a viable candidate for migration. If not - no need to act.
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Q: Mounting a loop device on macOS in C

spvHow do you mount a loop device (similar to hdiutil attach) on XNU / Darwin in C? Specifically I'm looking for functionality that would be in linux/loop.h, but on XNU. ( I'm going to be doing this on iOS, don't ask ;) ) I've looked on Google for a while and haven't found much. Thanks!

 
10:32 PM
Looks like it's about iOS - so I've sent it to SO. Thanks everyone, carry on...
 
10:45 PM
Could you people take a look and maybe comment?
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A: Using regular expressions (regex) in sed

IsaacYou need an automated solution, too many things to quote and keep track of. A two step solution (not 100% perfect (there may be pathological corner cases)) is: Get the string verbatim in a variable. Why? Because the contents of a (quoted) variable ("$var") is never modified (again) by the sh...

@Tim The riots are not left or right, they come from the center of people discomfort with in-justice.
 

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