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Comment: Scrapbook in Firefox (Score 2) 353

by BrendaEM (#49079973) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Most Useful Browser Extensions?

I have over 3,000 webpages and over 2000 links saved and organized in Scrapbook. Scrapbook can recursively safe entire websites. Searching for good information is tedious with search engines. Webpages come and go. Scrapbook lets you build a library, your own personal knowledgeable over years. You can highlight text and save the results, too. All the webpages can be be organized in a tree-like hierarchal manner.

The only issue with it has to do with synchronization and differential backups. It should be rewritten to save Mozilla Archive Format files MAFF's so that synchronization would be quicker from machine to machine.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-...

Comment: Some ideas.... (Score 2) 422

by BrendaEM (#48996289) Attached to: What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?

DSLR manufactures could try manufacturing cameras that weren't defective.
Leica had problems with IR filtering.
Canon had problems with light leaks.
Nikon had problems with grease splatters and flares.
Pentax had problems with banding.

BTW, it's time for a common full-frame mount, so lenses could be interchangeable from brand to brand. There is no value added from having custom mounts.

Comment: The Thing The US Is Ignoring... (Score 1) 431

by BrendaEM (#48926661) Attached to: Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'

To make it easy to check for rouge or organized terrorists, is to make the country ripe for attack from large countries.

We assume that our enemy will be terrorists, but that may not me. Out next enemy may be another country. In that case you want all of your web of contractors, which is inclusive of so much more than just the primary contractor, you want them all secure.

Have you heard of: "loose lips sink ships?"

Our nation needs to be secure even at times from itself.

There are three kinds of people: men, women, and unix.

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