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Comment: Re:Which states? (Score 5, Informative) 202

by Huggs (#42673259) Attached to: Multi-State AT&T U-Verse Outage Enters Third Day
Not a complete list, but its limited to more southern states. FTA:

"Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Kentucky, Alabama and Oklahoma."

Comment: Re:WTF (Score 2, Interesting) 648

by Huggs (#26212611) Attached to: Psystar Claims Apple Forgot To Copyright Mac OS
I believe GP is referring to the code they HAVEN'T released as OSS. You know... the stuff that makes OSX... OSX and not Unix, and hence copyrightable.

However, in 70+ years, when that code is no longer subject to copyright... I would surely hope they've long switched to newer, more efficient, powerful, and better code... That is to say, if that code would even run on the processors (in whatever way, shape, or form) we'll be using.

As early as we are in our current stage of computing, an additional 70 years may as well be as an eternity. So, I'm not entirely certain that GP's argument is quite valid. I'd be more worried about the code getting leaked from poor patent handling.

Comment: Re:without any humans ever having been involved (Score 1) 898

by Huggs (#26199329) Attached to: Using Speed Cameras To Send Tickets To Your Enemies

says the average length of a marriage that ends in divorce is 8 years... which means, at that point, there have probably been issues going on well over 2 years between the couple.

Could this fact, maybe, have something to do with the human attention span? Or maybe the desire to continually have something new?

Interesting, though, that it's the same length of time as a double presidential term... o.O

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.