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Comment Re:Why do I get the funny feeling that (Score 1) 265

Well with more and more companies worried about security breaches and the inability to audit deployed code for back doors I dare say Microsoft has a logical and very marketable reason for supporting OpenSSH and the OpenBSD foundation. The marketing guys can sell openssh as an open and proven secure feature although supported by Microsoft is developed as a separate entity. Think about it, you can't even buy a CISCO router now without worrying about the thing having NSA/Chinese/Unknown Spook Organisation having back door in the thing any more. There are now small companies building switches from scratch and offering the customers the option to install their own code or even compile it themselves then install it (usually some BSD or Linux toolset) as it is the only way of knowing your routers have not been compromised.

Comment Re:Is this the team that... (Score 1) 71

still hasn't got font scaling to work in Windows 8.*. Microsoft worries so much about the so called big picture that they cant fix simple things like making the fonts in their default apps auto size correctly. A great example is the weather app, in the hourly forecast section the text header reads as "Hourly Forec" were I should see "Hourly Forecast". It is little things like this that are making Microsoft look like fools when Apple do see these so called visual errors as being a serious fuck up. Guys fix all the little things before worrying about the big picture because there will be no money to finance the big picture at the rate you are going.

Comment Re:GMA 600? Last years Atom? $200?!? (Score 1) 214

There's just one exception: with the graphics processing unit, only the binary files required to drive the GPU are available, as the source code remains closed. Anders said that's a sticking point for some purists

After having to deal with the nightmare that was the GMA500 blobs with intels on and off again linux support you can shove your new binaries were the CRT's don't shine.

What the gods would destroy they first submit to an IEEE standards committee.

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