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Comment: Re:What was the business plan? (Score 1) 500

by BrainInAJar (#27934151) Attached to: McDonalds Free Wi-Fi Users Soak Up Seating
I wouldn't drink anything that's a forced steam decoction of ground roasted arabica pits and neither should you, as the optimal brewing temperature for coffee is 195 - 205 degrees F and higher temperatures extract more harsh bitters. Espresso machines have pumps ( or levers ) and very strict temperature control.

Comment: Re:Unlikely (Score 1) 234

by BrainInAJar (#27741267) Attached to: Will Oracle Keep Funding Sun's Pet Java Projects?

they could manage to drive users slowly to a more insteresting field (be it free offers from Oracle as a "first dose for free" or even to Postgres as an entry point for "real" RBDMs to produce higher numbers of "real Linux/Unix DBA wannabes" that would look after Oracle on due time).

Well... Whether or not that happens aside, would everyone moving to a real RDBMS be such a bad thing overall?

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Can rev="canonical" Replace URL-Shortening Services? 354

Posted by Soulskill
from the snds-lk-a-pln dept.
Chris Shiflett writes "There's a new proposal ('URL shortening that doesn't hurt the Internet') floating around for using rev="canonical" to help put a stop to the URL-shortening madness. In order to avoid the great linkrot apocalypse, we can opt to specify short URLs for our own pages, so that compliant services (adoption is still low, because the idea is pretty fresh) will use our short URLs instead of TinyURL.com (or some other third-party alternative) replacements."

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