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Comment: Re:Obviously an NP-Complete Problem... (Score 1) 730 730

Even if it is NP-Complete, it does not imply that achieving meaningful improvements is impossible. There is a lot of NP-problems which can be approximated or where perfect solution can be found with a certail probability. An NP-complete problem is not uncomputable.

Comment: Re:It gets sillier all the time. (Score 4, Insightful) 452 452

"Why would it appear to be random noise?"

"How would we decode it?"

It is a big stretch to say that because you cannot decode it it would look like a random noise. I cannot read Chinese but I can recognize it from random noise. The argument is invalid - to recognize a message, we do not need to understand the message.

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KDE 4.5 Released 302 302

An anonymous reader writes "KDE 4.5.0 has been released to the world. See the release announcement for details. Highlights include a Webkit browser rendering option for Konqueror, a new caching mechanism for a faster experience and a re-worked notification system. Another new feature is Perl bindings, in addition to Python, Ruby and JavaScript support. The Phonon multimedia library now integrates with PulseAudio. See this interview with KDE developer and spokesperson Sebastian Kugler on how KDE can continue to be innovative in the KDE4 age. Packages should be available for most Linux distributions in the coming days. More than 16000 bug fixes were committed since 4.4."

+ - "Troll in a van"->

An anonymous reader writes: Ric Richardson, the "man in a van" battling Microsoft in a patent suit worth hundreds of millions of dollars, is now taking the fight to tech giants including Sony and McAfee
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