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+ - SourceForge Joins the Bundle Wagon

An anonymous reader writes: The irony of submitting this on /. is not lost on me.
http://arstechnica.com/informa...
"Apparently, SourceForge's mysterious "sf-editor1" has also claimed ownership of a number of other accounts for open source and other software projects."
SF is claiming ownership of these projects for the specious reason of them being "abandoned" when in fact these project simply stopped using SF (apparently for good reason).

+ - Ask Slashdot: When we perfect age reversing, how do we decide who gets to live? 4 4

ourlovecanlastforeve writes: With biologists getting closer and closer to reversing the aging process in human cells, the reality of greatly extended life draws closer. This brings up a very important conundrum: You can't tell people not to reproduce and you can't kill people to preserve resources and space. Even at our current growth rate there's not enough for everyone. Not enough food, not enough space, not enough medical care. If — no, when — age reversal becomes a reality, who gets to live? And if everyone gets to live, how will we provide for them?

+ - SourceForge (owned by Slashdot Media) installs ads with GIMP-> 5 5

careysb writes: SourceForge, the code repository site owned by Slashdot Media, has apparently seized control of the account hosting GIMP for Windows on the service, according to e-mails and discussions amongst members of the GIMP community—locking out GIMP's lead Windows developer. And now anyone downloading the Windows version of the open source image editing tool from SourceForge gets the software wrapped in an installer replete with advertisements.
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Comment: Re:Typical criminal scum... (Score 1, Flamebait) 204 204

Maybe you should dedicate some of your precious time to properly utilizing the language(s) you use.

It's your primary interface when dealing with other humans, and like it or not, you WILL be judged by your ability to use it. You will do well to invest in it, regardless of your distaste for the rules.

Comment: Re:Most of my friends who use Android don't buy ap (Score 1) 433 433

That is a remarkable sense of entitlement you have! I admit I admire your honesty about your dishonesty.

It is obvious, however, that you have either never produced a single item of worth, or you are 14 (which would imply the first item).

This is clearly another case of too many mad scientists, and not enough hunchbacks.

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