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Comment: Re:My Plans for Firefox (Score 2) 139 139

I've switched to Palemoon. The thing I worry the most about with that decision is that retarded UI changed in FF might sneak its way into Palemoon just because it is bothersome to maintain a branch with too many differences from the main one.

Valid fear. With luck that will be a no, but if it does they'll simply be shooting themselves in the foot people will also say 'fuck it' and move to something else.

Comment: Re:huh (Score 1) 206 206

Slashdot's moderation system has been taken over by the MRAs.

Up next, person who doesn't understand culture outside of their little fiefdom screams "racist" at milk duds. Is there a world shortage of soup? Is Gamergate to blame for it, or have they opened a new salt mine. Find out when parent poster gets his news from Gawker etl.al.

Comment: Re:My Plans for Firefox (Score 3, Informative) 139 139

Why this is marked troll I have no idea. I've dumped firefox myself, most of my 'tech' friends at work have done the same. At work the only person still using firefox is our web dev guys to make sure there's compatibility. Most have switched to chromium, palemoon(FF branch), or Opera. I honestly believe at this point, there's a group of people inside mozilla that are just going out of their way to destroy FF, the decisions have been braindead for the last 4 years.

Comment: Re:[T]hings that ... fail: lots of experience at t (Score 1) 206 206

Facts hurt your feelings? All that shit is true and that should tell you something. That you think they're talking points shows that you have no idea what's actually going on with your government. And it's something that a foreigner like me already knows about.

Comment: Re:huh (Score 5, Interesting) 206 206

Look at what's happening in colleges and universities. You've got radical leftists and radical feminists pushing for racial quotas instead of merit. Even several universities have come out with their "meritocracy is a microaggression" bullshit. AKA University of California campuses. Surprise, those young, kids who want to be protected from everything...

Comment: Re:Not surprised (Score 1) 330 330

claim they were always going to do this if needed to but hadn't realized they were required to

Yeah, and ignorance of the law is no excuse right? In places like Canada, the fines for failing to have the proper insurance start at $10k per incident. After the first incident, they jump to $50k, $100k and $250k per incident thereafter. Maybe it's time for the crown/DA to start laying fines at their feet.

Comment: Re:Not surprised (Score 1) 330 330

In Ontario, anyone can open a cab company with next to no money if they're a single individual(in my city a person can run a 1-2 car company for $250-700/yearly). A company is required to front money for a mass-operators license in most cities/towns. This is anywhere from $10k to $500k depending on the number of cabs you're going to operate. Uber refuses to follow existing laws, bylaws, or even insurance regulations.

I can tell you right now what's going to happen. Someone is going to get into a serious or fatal crash with an uber driver, they're going to have bottom barrel liability insurance(because they refuse to follow the law), and the company will be banned from operating in xyz provinces/states/etc.

Comment: Re:you never hear of having USN nuclear problems (Score 2, Insightful) 288 288

You mean the "don't run reactors without proper controls" don't (thanks environmentalists) stall upgrades on a first gen nuclear reactor in an earthquake zone? Yeah. We already know about the first, the second though pushed back upgrades on the reactors several times.

It's not dissimilar to what happened at a medical reactor here in Canada. It didn't have a secondary or third backup system for various parts, and the environmentalists threw a hissy fit over and over and over again, and the government had enough and simply shut down the reactor leading to a world-wide shortage of medical isotopes until the new reactor was online.

Comment: Re:Uh this isn't news... (Score 1) 302 302

The question then people should be asking, is are you using fast path or the slow path channel? My one machine is fast path and sees these problems, the other is slow path and doesn't see these problems. You put that together and what does it say? That fast path is still tweaking and testing like any other unstable build. While slow is doing a fine job of being stable.

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