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Comment: Re:It depends (Score 1) 482

by Arancaytar (#49338501) Attached to: No, It's Not Always Quicker To Do Things In Memory

For instance, their paper says that concatenating a million one byte strings into a single million byte string takes 274 seconds. That should take much less than one second

wtf. The only way it could take that long would be if they were concatenating them as immutable strings and had to copy the result repeatedly.

Comment: Re:Yes, and? (Score 1) 178

by Arancaytar (#49181683) Attached to: One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions

BitCoins are too much in use to ever really go down in value for any length of time now that China is in the game.

They've dropped steadily for most of 2014, though. One could argue that that all of that was still correcting the bubble in late 2013, but that correction has lasted well over a year now. There hasn't really been a good time to hold on to Bitcoin since then, with a few short-term exceptions.

Comment: Meh. (Score 1) 551

by Arancaytar (#49016593) Attached to: RMS Objects To Support For LLVM's Debugger In GNU Emacs's Gud.el

While his original idea has some sound points, the ideological militancy with which he pursues it does more harm to free software than good at this point. BSD-style licenses are not the enemy of free software.

Shunning BSD goes far beyond attacking non-free software; it's shunning free software proponents who don't shun non-free software. What's next, refusing to work with developers who also contribute to BSD projects? Refusing to work with developers who don't refuse to work with those developers? Take that far enough and you're basically on your own.

"Mach was the greatest intellectual fraud in the last ten years." "What about X?" "I said `intellectual'." ;login, 9/1990

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