New Google service searches
for computer code.
Ever need a chunk of code to
reuse? I have libraries of them on old CD-ROMs, but searching for what I need
is just too much trouble.
Now Google Labs
comes to the rescue with special search syntax designed just to look through program
Syntax such as:
Will help narrow your
search, but check out the site for more details.
At one and the same time this
is both a great idea and possibly an incredible threat both to security and to your
intellectual property if some of your code mistakenly got into public domain
but you had relaxed because you thought, who could ever find it?
The potential security
threat is so obvious I wont go into that, but for programmers this could also be an