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Last active Jun 18, 2022
Singular They in Technical English

Guidelines for Singular They in Technical English

by 0xabad1dea, December 2014

This document is an RFC of sorts for increasing the adoption rate of Singular They in technical English. This is not an ultimatum; this is not shaming anyone who has done otherwise; and this is definitely not applicable to any other language.

What is Singular They?

landonf / watchdog.c
Last active Oct 4, 2020
Enables OS X's hardware watchdog.
View watchdog.c
#include <CoreFoundation/CoreFoundation.h>
#include <IOKit/IOKitLib.h>
#include <dispatch/dispatch.h>
// 5 minutes
#define TIMEOUT (5*60)
bool reset_watchdog (int timeout) {
io_service_t service = IOServiceGetMatchingService(kIOMasterPortDefault, IOServiceMatching("IOWatchDogTimer"));
if (service == IO_OBJECT_NULL) {