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Responsive image For many years, Windows Notepad only supported text documents containing Windows End of Line (EOL) characters - Carriage Return (CR) & Line Feed (LF). This means that Notepad was unable to correctly display the contents of text files created in Unix, Linux and macOS.

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Responsive image Dave Chinner looked into how the Kernel’s maintainer structure can be measured. One very interesting approach is looking at the pull request flows. Note that in the linux kernel process, pull requests are only used to submit development from entire subsystems, not individual contributions. What he is trying to work out here isn’t so much the overall patch flow, but focusing on how maintainers work, and how that’s different in different subsystems.

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Responsive image A report in the German computer magazine site Heise (in German: Super-GAU für Intel: Weitere Spectre-Lücken im Anflug) suggests that eight new vulnerabilities were reported to Intel recently. Intel gave four of the eight vulnerabilities a severity rating of high and the remaining four a severity rating of medium according to Heise.

Maybe some of those?
CVE-2018-9056
CVE-2017-5754
CVE-2017-5753
CVE-2017-5727
CVE-2017-5715
CVE-2017-5696

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