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33 votes
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Why do Java classfiles (and JNI) use a "Frankenstein's monster" encoding crossing UTF-8 and UTF-16?

31 votes
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What are the "other crontabs" that /etc/crontab refer to?

30 votes

Why are Windows 95 installation disks not uniquely bound to a single product key?

14 votes

Why did Pokémon Red have so many overflow bugs?

11 votes
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Why can't VirtualBox install drivers for Windows 95B?

10 votes

Does DB15 actually exist?

7 votes

32-bit PCI riser cards: different types?

7 votes

What cable is needed to connect a drive to an older IDE controller socket with all 40 pins?

7 votes

BBC Master 65C102 co-processor — test memory

6 votes

Can I run a NES emulator off the original cartridges?

6 votes

The move to protected mode on x86

4 votes

Can input lag be modeled as a function of controller cable length for SNES?

4 votes

Why is there only one PS/2 port on my computer?

4 votes

Why would poking an inserted Game Boy cartridge while powered on cause a game/device to hang?

3 votes
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Archimedes emulator "archie" PCFS file metadata format?

3 votes

Why does the Z80 have a half-carry bit?

3 votes

Why the switch to "Mickey Mouse" (type C14) power cables?

3 votes

High-capacity floppy drives from the early 2000s, what were they?

3 votes

Asus eeePC 1000H with lubuntu: upgrade possible?

2 votes

Combination of processor and Windows version

2 votes

Why was it possible to play NTSC PlayStation games in black & white on a PAL console & TV?

2 votes

Is it possible to write unit tests in Applesoft BASIC?

2 votes

Was it possible to write a novel on a BBC Micro 16kb/32kb memory era computer without expansions?

1 vote

Converting AC'97 to a standard that can be used by my Soundblaster

1 vote

How was copying prevented when the first CD-ROM games were introduced?

0 votes

In Tetris on Game Boy, does the speed increase depend on time or on the number of points?

0 votes

Acorn Electron to VGA/HDMI?

0 votes

Can the BBC Master 128 work fine with no battery?