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Comment Re:Really? (Score 0) 484 484

It should be noted that no updates will go out to regular users until they have been vetted through several rings of testing, including over a million people in the Insider Program. Not quite a guarantee that there won't be any problems, but it's not quite so reckless as it's often made to sound.

I was in the Insiders Program since last October. It was fun testing the new builds as they came out, but... I'm sticking with Windows 7. No doubt I'll get 10 on my next computer, and I know how to make it work the way I want - for now I just prefer the look and feel and performance of 7.

So now we know who to blame for the endless stream of botched microsoft patches: Users like you who think testing is "fun". How many bugs did you actually find? How many did you report? That part is not so "fun".

Comment Re:..inconvenient, gas-powered jalopy" (Score 1) 876 876

I would love to have an electric car, but for where I live, it simply is out of the question given the massive limitations of today's battery and charging tech.

yes, precisely, you are the one true human, the only one the counts, the only one we worry about when we make plans

Comment Re:What? (Score 1) 876 876

Rapidly a tipping point will be reached, at which point finding a convenient gas station will be nearly impossible and owning a gasoline powered car will positively suck.

Kinda like how finding a convenient electric charging station is nearly impossible to find?

It's very easy to not see things when you are not looking for them.

Comment Re:quickly to be followed by self-driving cars (Score 0) 876 876

Car ownership is a form of freedom from those who control other forms of transportation, and I'd hate to see that go away.

So putting yourself into debt and/or signing an onerous lease agreement is a form of freedom?

I'm sure glad that your monthly car payments give you freedom from those who espouse walking and bicycling.

Comment No License, no copyright? (Score 1) 350 350

What do you think about people releasing software with no license, and no copyright? I know that you are against the very idea of copyright, and that GPL is your "fix" for the system. These days, many people publish by pushing their code to places like github. Some projects have no copyright notice on them at all. In a world where copyright exists, what are the ramifications of this, for the user, for the developer, for the corporation?

You will lose an important tape file.