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Louis XIV was King Charles II first cousin and that suicide law has the Catholic Church written all over it. King Charles II declared himself a Roman Catholic in order to gain the Church's favor and support against the Dutch.
1670 is also the year in which France and England signed a secret alliance in an attempt to end the ongoing wars between England and the Dutch.
So it's possible that this information is at least partly correct. Although it was probably not publicly known that the law was from Louis XIV, and of course somebody must have first translated the original law to English.
Web-based t-mail interface - Provided by remotely future Giga Society members who unraveled the enigma of time transmission, and allowing the sending of messages through time
Not sure why that's special. I have experienced time dilations such that emails have taken hours to arrive at their destination.
[Cerebrals Society] In an act of staggering compassion the society allows retards, who can only score better than 99% of the population, to join their society as lowly subscribers.
[ePiq Society] The first test of admission into the ePiq society is to pronounce the founders name - Chris Chsioufis.
[Tera Society] The Tera Society is seen as the upper limit of IQ societies, and is contrasted with the pico society that is looking at the left side of the bell curve for IQ for one in a trillion conceptions. These people will, interestingly, have mildly negative IQs.
Incredible isn't it. I realized I had been living here on and off for 10 years when my neighbours daughter turned 10 last year. She was born shortly after I moved in and our birthdays are a few days apart. How can a decade disappear like that?
"The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage."
Thucydides (B.C. 460-400)
Panic, Chaos, Destruction. My work here is done.
Drink. Get drunk. Fall over - P O'H
OK, I will win to day or my name isn't Ethel Crudacre! - DDEthel Crudacre
I cannot live by bread alone. Bacon and ketchup are needed as well. - Trollslayer
Have a bit more patience with newbies. Of course some of them act dumb - they're often *students*, for heaven's sake - Terry Pratchett
When my niece turned 13 she didn't just turn 13 she completely exploded into 13 as if the previous 12 years counted for nothing. When my nephew turned 13 it barely even registered with him. We took him to a steakhouse as part of his birthday week's celebrations. He loved the meal as we did but to him it was just another Friday evening doing what he liked - eating juicy steaks.
"I do not have to forgive my enemies, I have had them all shot." — Ramón Maria Narváez (1800-68).
"I don't need to shoot my enemies, I don't have any." - Me (2012).
is awesome. I am playing around with it to make a script that can read an XML document and download files specified by elements. It also can then install the downloaded items, extracting zip files and whatnot, and checking the return code for the installers. The XML document can also have an (optional) configuration section that specifies the base directory for downloads, the default action to take when an install fails, and so on and so forth.
Why not build a simple command line application to do this? I just want to learn PowerShell, and I already am having a lot of fun with it.
I am really only interested in PowerShell for the potential use I may have for it in Azure, though my interest is somewhat reduced now that my company is no longer considering SharePoint as a web CMS. Still, it can do some nifty stuff, and it sounds like you are well on your way toward using it exactly as it should be.
Just messing around with it for a few minutes, and I already have a good feeling for how it works. Quite cool, I must say.
I read a blog post (linked from the Insider News) that talked about a PowerShell-based project/solution format, and I am thinking of trying to get something like that working for the game development IDE I am working on. Might be a fun thing to do.