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Comment: CD-ROM MPEG-2 (Score 1) 169

by Lehk228 (#49228643) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Video Storage For Time Capsule?
real pressed CD-ROM (not CD-R) with an MPEG-2 video file

the CD-ROM standard is 30 years old already, and the MPEG-2 standard is 20 years old. both will be obtainable without too much difficulty in 100 years, assuming no catastrophic global upheaval but if WWIII & WWIV happen nobody is going to care about your time capsule

Comment: Re:Preloaded Crapware? (Score 1) 148

by Lehk228 (#49056683) Attached to: Report: Samsung Replacing Its Apps With Microsoft's For Galaxy S6
if microsoft and samsung can unshit the pre-loaded office software for android, I will seriously consider a samsung for my next phone.

my blackberry came with good office software, my asus transformer tablet came with ok office software (good tools but limited version with annoying restrictions on creating new files from scratch) there is no excuse for mobiles to come with lousy software.

Comment: Re:Does it matter? (Score 1) 215

by Lehk228 (#49054143) Attached to: New Encryption Method Fights Reverse Engineering
even that does nothing useful, as a fake server can be set up.

you need irreplaceable functions to be running on a server, functions that go to the core of the enjoyment of the game and which cannot be easily reverse engineered to make a simulated version of the server.

unfortunately the more you put on the server the higher your ongoing operation cost is going to be and the more outraged your players will be when you shut down servers and the game stops working, so such a technique will only work for one or two release cycles before word gets out that buying your games is a waste of money.

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