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Comment: Re:Assumptions are the mother of all ... (Score 1) 166 166

Lack of mainstream support pretty much just means that new features won't be backported. Most businesses operate on a 3 year cycle, as long as they start migrating to a newer OS for new machines by 2017 then there shouldn't be a problem.

Comment: Re:Now answer these questions (Score 2) 131 131

What's the power density? (Amount of energy delivered over time)

That's not power density. That's just power. Power density is how much power (energy delivered over time) it can deliver per unit volume of battery. That's really only of concern for high power applications such as an electric race car. For most usages, energy density is far more valuable.

Comment: Re:Dependencies (Score 1) 119 119

So your service will randomly fail to start, depending upon whether the local system's "init" just happened to start the services yours depends upon before your's?

That... doesn't seem like a good idea to me. While I'd certainly ensure my scripts handle the non-startup of dependencies gracefully, I'd definitely want a sane init system to actually know what to start up, and in what order.

Uh, no, the whole point is that the service checks for the dependency, and if it's met, then all good, and if it's not met, it requests the dependency to be started.

Comment: Re:No media center? Windows 10 is DEAD to me... (Score 2) 468 468

Microsoft needs to pay royalties on the codecs included in WMC for every copy they ship. Very few users actually use it, so Microsoft was spending a ton of cash on codecs they don't need. That's why WMC was removed from Windows 8 by default, requiring an upgrade code (for tracking the codec royalties). Perhaps the demand for the Windows 8 upgrade code was too low to make it worth their effort, so they dropped it completely.

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