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Comment: Re:Financials (Score 1) 1003

by Empty Threats (#32419622) Attached to: Google Reportedly Ditching Windows

Last time I touched it, Oracle's accounting package required IE6 or IE7 (not 8!) to function, even though the UI was a single java applet running inside the browser. The login process would fail with any other client.

This is not a terribly unusual case. There are often mysterious dependencies on Windows even where logically, none should exist.

Comment: Re:Alcohol (Score 3, Informative) 631

by Empty Threats (#28563835) Attached to: FDA Considers Banning Acetaminophen-Based Pain Killers
Taking the daily recommended maximum dose of alcohol will not destroy your liver.
Taking double the daily recommended maximum dose of alcohol will not destroy your liver.
Taking triple the daily recommended maximum dose will not destroy your liver.

Alcohol will cause acute CNS depression and kill you long before it causes acute liver damage. Only chronic abuse allows it to scar your liver. The same is not true of acetaminophen.

According to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.

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