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Comment Re:BTRFS is getting there (Score 4, Informative) 269

zfsonlinux hit both unstable and stable releases on Linux earlier than btrfs: if your only definition of stable is how long it's been around on Linux, then btrfs is still less mature.

Being in-tree says nothing about the stability of a module, but ZFS doesn't need to be under the GPL to be in Linus' tree: the GPL does not forbid code aggregation. That said, neither Linus nor the ZoL team want ZoL in Linus' tree.

Comment Re:Dead on Arrival (Score 1) 174

Time warp helps, but the more frames you have to interpolate, the worse the inconsistencies are. Using it to quadruple the framerate is not going to fly, because as your head moves, your perspective shifts, and time warp can't account for changes in perspective. There's also the issue that time warp does nothing for the game world itself, and your view moving around at 120Hz while everything in the world is moving at 30Hz is not exactly ideal either.

Comment Re:Dead on Arrival (Score 2) 174

Motion blur in VR makes you sick to your stomach and makes it really hard to see what's going on. The DK1 suffered from lots of motion blur, and it was very unpleasant. The DK2 added a low-persistence display (the OLEDs turn off while the pixels are changing, and only stay on a shorter amount of time, tricking your brain into reduced perceived motion blur) and it was a huge improvement.

Comment Re:SUV? (Score 1) 323

There were photos of 6'1" tall journalists standing under the open doors with a few inches of clearance above that. Most normal people are not a few inches taller than 6'1". The Model X is around 20% larger than a Toyota Rav 4, and gains additional storage space from the lack of a gasoline engine or drive shaft.

You also won't find a budget SUV for $15k, so I'm not sure why you'd expect to find a luxury SUV for that price.

Comment Re:That's nice. (Score 1) 323

I think swapping has proven to be something that sounds good in theory, but that nobody actually wants in practice. The reason Tesla cited for not going forward with their battery swapping was that there turned out to be no interest in it among their customers. This would suggest that the inconvenience of supercharging for actual customers is lower than non-customers expect it to be.

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