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Comment hows about (Score 1) 479

Hows about instead of trying to force a certain percentage they only take the qualified people? Let say we look at the qualified talent pool for a certain madeup job, using random numbers to show my point. talent pool is 70% type A 20% type B 5% type C 4% Type D and 1% type E normally in a perfect system the company would hire 70% A, 20% B, 5% C etc etc... right? However, IF said company is forced to maintain a balanced percentage, 20% of each of the 5 types what would that do? Type B is perfectly represented (YAY!) Type A gets the shaft, HARD, and types C, D, and E are all vastly over represented, forcing a sense of discrimination against type As. But I guess us Type A's deserve getting the shaft?

Comment Re:OK. (Score 2) 236

OR I just figured out a clever idea, that might piss of any aliens the encounter. Feed the astronauts beans, attach hoses to their butts nad use "natural gas" for thrust. In a perfect vacuum I'm sure farts do give some accelertion... think of it like an organic Ion engine

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?