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  1. Don't require login

    Right now if MSDN detects that this browser was once logged in it seems to ask for a password about once per day. Since I use no customizations on MSDN whatsoever I do not wish to login all the time. The login page does not have the option to skip logging in.

    Although all MSDN content is publicly accessible I have no choice but to log in or clear all cookies at that point.

    Also, MSDN login is chronically broken. Every few month I jsut cannot login no matter what until I clear my cookies. Just make it optional so…

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                  • KEEP IT UP

                    all the best

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                          • Transform.PropagatedNamespaces: Mismatch between its description and syntax

                            It is a bit confused about this property(https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.security.cryptography.xml.transform.propagatednamespaces(v=vs.100).aspx), its description says it could both perform get or set, however, with its proivded synatx, it could only get or is the set pattern described in its bottom?
                            The PropagatedNamespaces property is set automatically during signature computation and checking, but before transforms are invoked

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                                    • Fix documentation for NewGuid

                                      `The chance that the value of the new Guid will be all zeros or equal to any other Guid is very low` is actually incorrect based on the random GUID generation algorithm used. according to Erik Lippert's article 'the first hex digit of the third section is always 4' This means you can never generate an all-zeros GUID from Guid.NewGuid();

                                      I propose the documentation should read:

                                      `The chance that the value of the new Guid will be equal to any other Guid is very low. The value of the new Guid will never be all zeros.`

                                      Supporting docs:
                                      http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ericlippert/archive/2012/05/07/guid-guide-part-three.aspx
                                      http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/274473/is-it-worth-even-checking-to-see-if-guid-newguid-is-guid-empty

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                                      • tweet

                                        Sharing docs could be so much easier: have a Tweet/FB this button on every page with an aka.ms link

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                                        • Fix the WMI ManagementReferenceAttribute Class example

                                          The example code given in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.management.instrumentation.managementreferenceattribute(v=vs.110).aspx does not work because the following two lines appear to be incorrect:

                                          inst.LetterNumber = "Letter = " + i;
                                          inst.PhoneticNumber = "Phonetic = " + i;

                                          These should be as follows:

                                          inst.LetterNumber = "NumberLetter.Number=" + i;
                                          inst.PhoneticNumber = "NumberPhonetic.Number=" + i;

                                          c.f. my response to the following blog post: http://juggledthoughts.blogspot.co.uk/2008/06/wmi-association-classes.html

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