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The DWARF Debugging Information Format is important to many who write compilers (for C, C++ and several other languages) and debuggers. If that is of interest to you look at my DWARF-related software and pointers to the standard.

Lotus Cars are made near Norwich, England. Perhaps you will find Stories of the Lotuses I've owned of interest. Possibly recent Lotus track/racing activities might be of interest.

I'm active in the California (and points beyond) Lotus car club, the Golden Gate Lotus Club.

The Software page encompasses various writings by well known authors as well as some software advice from me. It's all C/C++ software.

Software patents are a costly and inappropriate use of the patent system .

In moving Palm calendar data from Windows to Macintosh I encountered a major 'gotcha' but I found a workaround.

RedHat Package Manager (RPM) building is generally very well documented, but I found one little hint allowing build as ordinary user (not root) that you may find of interest if you are new at building RPMs.

An older Debugging Information Format, sometimes called Mdebug, is documented in a postscript file dated 1996. Mdebug was invented by Third Eye Software in the 1980's and various companies acquired rights to use it, including MIPS and SGI. It is most unlikely you have any reason to look at Mdebug information because Mdebug had largely fallen out of use by 1996.

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Forty-two is, of course, the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything". You could look it up :-)