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Error Report

January 27th, 2005 (10:59 pm)

I've just got an e-mail from Herb Sutter thanking me for correctly pointing out an error in C++ Coding Standards, which has just been announced as a Jolt Award finalist.

Shame it's a boring typo correction (the one on page 141) rather than a substantive one, but woohoo! all the same.

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Posted by: Toby Atkin-Wright (tobyaw)
Posted at: January 28th, 2005 12:14 am (UTC)

Herb Sutter looks uncannily like Lord Lucan.

Still, well done for getting credited for correcting a non-technical error in a technical book.

Posted by: Gavin Greig (ggreig)
Posted at: January 28th, 2005 12:31 am (UTC)
Technical Support

Yeah, it would have been more satisfying if it was a "real" error. Still, I'm quite chuffed, even if fairly unjustifiably.

Posted by: Kate (kateaw)
Posted at: January 28th, 2005 06:53 am (UTC)

Surely Lord Lucan is older than that?

Posted by: Nik Whitehead (sharikkamur)
Posted at: January 28th, 2005 01:06 pm (UTC)

Definitely Geek Kudos Points for that one!

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