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Comment: Hopefully they support older platforms (Score 2) 85

by MetalliQaZ (#49148457) Attached to: VLC Gets First Major Cross-Platform Release

I'm excited to try this new release. I will load some obscure videos from my collection to see how codec support is holding up. From the looks of the press release, they have a bunch of great features, some of which can take advantage of hardware acceleration. One big test of the new software is how well older platforms without the new hardware are able to keep up. Too many times I've seen codec libraries get slower and slower on old hardware as the features are 'improved' on more powerful hardware. If this newer version works as well as the old, I'll be impressed.

Comment: Re:Thank You, Delegation of Powers (Score 2) 599

by MetalliQaZ (#49126387) Attached to: Republicans Back Down, FCC To Enforce Net Neutrality Rules

Congress makes laws, executive runs the government. Please tell me when you think Congress lost the ability to make laws. While you're working on that, maybe you can explain why you feel that corporate monopolies should be allowed to dominate our access to information? Could it be because your favorite corporate information outlet told you so? Yeah, thought so.

Comment: Just release a special edition Bluray (Score 4, Insightful) 133

It's a movie. Most people don't care but for those sticklers, all they have to do is release a special edition that contains a "director's cut" of the film as well as a "science advisor's cut." They would eat it up and it would be a fun way to spark discussion.

Make it so, movie guys.

Comment: Re:Not surprised (Score 1) 127

by MetalliQaZ (#49091085) Attached to: Fedcoin Rising?

It would be tracked left, right, up, and down. Every movement of every citizen's wallet would get pumped straight into the FBI, DHS, ATF, IRS, Social Security, family courts, DMVs, and local PDs. Screw that. I'd rather pay for my Dunkin Donuts with blowjobs than with Fedcoin.

You are false data.