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Remembering significant minutiae

Posted on January 30, 2017

Today I reached a meaningless milestone. My most popular post on StackOverflow, the leading Q&A site for programmers, earned its 500th vote*. The post is short, and pretty hilariously insignificant. The question asks how to repeat a simple search-and-replace operation. My answer was essentially to add a single character, the letter “g”, to their code.

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