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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

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Generalconscious perma-coupling Pin
Duncan Edwards Jones20-Apr-14 12:17
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GeneralRtf -WTF: why is it different? Pin
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ledtech315-Apr-14 5:11
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GeneralRe: Rtf -WTF: why is it different? Pin
Bernhard Hiller15-Apr-14 20:55
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No, it does not. By the way, this is the Weird and Wonderful, or Coding Horrors forum - I really intended to place it here, because it is quite a WTF, and I do not expect a sensible answer for it (OK, if you know it, let me here it).
It rather looks like a philisophical design decision: since Rtf is always longer than SelectedRtf, the whole is more than the sum of its parts...
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General#region Pin
Bernhard Hiller11-Apr-14 2:51
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GeneralHow not to create an instance of a singleton Pin
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