I'm so glad I'm with iiNet; they take a stand for me as a consumer. I don't pirate anything, nor do I view content that is outside the norms of adult society, however my browsing habits are not other people's business - especially corporate entities!
Wow, tone it down. You don't actually have to be an arsehole just because I asked you a question. Here in Australia we don't need network neutrality because of the way that content is priced. Check out http://tja.org.au/index.php/tja/article/view/108
Even if NN were a real possibility (which it isn't)
Would you mind explaining why NN isn't a real possibility? What is wrong with the idea of getting billed based on the amount of data you consume?
Absolutely! Please don't underestimate such advances. Check out the article http://www.csiropedia.csiro.au/display/CSIROpedia/Mechanised+cheese+making
Please note CSIRAC was developed by the CSIRO. Yes this is the same organisation that some people have unfairly labelled as a patent troll regarding their licensing claims over technology they developed in relation to Wi-Fi. The CSIRO is a wonderful organisation that Australians should rightfully feel very proud of as they have long rich history of developing technologies that push the boundaries of science and benefit humanity. Take a look at http://www.csiropedia.csiro.au/display/CSIROpedia/Achievements+by+decade to see the great volumes of innovation and excellent achievements of the CSIRO.
Disclaimer: I work at the CSIRO and I feel immensely privileged to work in an organisation that not only developed CSIRAC, but is devoted to advancing society through a multitude of diverse cutting edge scientific research endeavours.
Perhaps your system is quite different to ours. Here, there are limited spaces in courses dependent on how many graduates it is predicted will be required to fill appropriate jobs. Hence, giving even a free education wouldn't result in large amounts of people with useless degrees. It does however make sure that those best to do those jobs get the opportunity.
I must say find your attitude to education rather worrying. Education is an investment in society. Better educated worker produce more and they more than pay the cost of there education back with taxes on their higher salaries (of course you saddling them with large amounts of debt from the start doesn't help!). I would also like to clarify that I wasn't suggesting that anyone try to take all of rich peoples money! They should however pay at least equal tax rates (that is just obvious to me).
Education is just the start. The US is the only first world nation without universal health care. Sorry, but the picture I get is of a very unfair society.
Wow, yet again I'm glad I don't live in America. In Australia, we have loans, but they're by no means as draconian. We even had free tertiary education for a long time. The fees we pay are a tiny fraction of what students in the US have to pay, but our our education system is still world class. I think it's better to allow more equal access to education (without the need of scholarships) as you end up with more of a student meritocracy rather than only those whose parents could afford it.
On top of that, we are a very wealthy nation. I don't want to rub in the: 40 hour weeks we work; the 4 weeks of holidays we get a year, or the the 3 months of long service leave we get every 10 years; but it is worth a mention as well as these kinds of rights lead to healthier societies.
I don't want my comments to sound anti-American. They're not. I like most Americans quite a lot and have visited a number of times. (I'm an avid skier!) However, it seems to me that a lot of people, especially the young and disadvantaged get a raw deal in the US. It also seems to me that the US is hell bent of making the super rich even wealthier whilst spending on insanely expensive military systems with money that could give people educations that didn't bankrupt them, whilst benefiting and transforming society for the better as a whole. Regrettably, I see a lot of injustice.
I'm not sure how it works in the US, but any loans we have made are only required to be paid back as percentage of our income once we reach a certain threshold. I hope you have a similar system...
Why on earth would the post office not tax you once you bought more than one stamp?!
Let me ask you this. How much would the post office tax you on 500K transactions after removing the penny? Hint: What is $700K rounded to the nearest 5 cents.
So let me get this straight... Somehow Australia is backward, yet is far ahead of the curve in such reform. Whilst you aren't backward, but could be outwitted by a 3 year old!
Why on earth would the post office give you the extra stamps tax free when you are buying more than one!?
It wouldn't be nothing that's for sure for 500K transactions. I'll give you a hint... What is $700K rounded to the nearest 5 cents?
Australians are backward compared to you? Riiiight.
I'm so relieved I don't live in America. In Australia we work 40 hour weeks and are a very wealthy nation with a great deal of equality, and well adjusted people as a whole.
You're a bit out of date.
The Old Testament which has been superseded by the New.
Why didn't an all knowing and omnipotent god get his message correct the first time?
Well said! Mod parent up.
I honestly can't say that I've experienced this particular issue. The thing about KiXtart is that even if the inbuilt registry function didn't work, you could still use methods the VBScript can to access the registry as they all rely on COM.
I've done training on Opalis. There are currently quite a few limitations with the software that we discovered through the training:
- We encountered a lot of issues with the software and there was also a lack of documentation. Basically I wouldn’t consider the software to be up to normal production standard yet.
- It can be quite cumbersome to put together complex workflows with Opalis for a number of reasons, some of which include:
* The criteria for which path to take don’t include any “else” option, so if you want to take separate paths then you have to define the criteria multiple times and ensure yourself that the criteria on one and only one path will be correct.
* Often workflows start by monitoring for something to happen, e.g. a job of a particular type to be created in the service desk product. The problem is that if the thing you are monitoring for happens while your policy isn’t running (because something went wrong, the server was being rebooted or any other reason) then it will miss that instance and won’t ever trigger for that case.
* Opalis allows you to embed scripts,
* It isn’t possible to understand what the elements of an existing workflow do without clicking on them and checking all of the properties for each one and for all of the links.
* Workflows can’t include long-term actions like waiting for approval that might take a few days because if a workflow is terminated in the middle (e.g. because the server running the workflow is patched and rebooted) then no state is saved and the task that the workflow was performing will simply disappear.
I don’t consider the licensing for Opalis to be particularly friendly because it only comes as part of various bundles from Microsoft. This is great if you already have the System Centre bundle for all your severs because then you get Opalis for free, but not so great if you don’t.