Don't confuse people with the facts -- money spent on their own pet subject is legit, and money spent against it is wrong of course.
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You might want to consider understanding the language you use before making a point in it
Weak encryption is *worse* than no encryption because it gives people a false sense of security they shouldn't have. It makes them feel safe to say or do things they wouldn't do if they realized how bad the encryption they're using really is.
I was thinking the same thing -- I've even used kernel code to explain certain C techniques to new programmers.
I have the same comment about nearly every networked camera system ever.
That's a flood-length post? How much do you suck at typing exactly?
Those 174 words took me no longer than 2 minutes to write; maybe you should do something more productive than troll.
Actually they have 16 GiB of RAM; its a number very close to a billion but based on powers of 2 instead of 10.
Words have meanings, and so do prefixes; the metric numbering system was usurped (stupidly) to mean something it didn't mean.
One wonders if disabling that last 500MB of RAM would in fact improve performance.
No, its an ambiguous word and I've complained about it in life on numerous occasions.
Except that MB is a metric term that was co-opted in computing for no good reason (base 2 calculation rounding), and correcting it makes sense.
1 million bits is a megabit. 1 million bytes is a megabyte.
I appreciate your insights, but your assumption that this has something to do with being 'good for Google' is hogwash -- they already had SPDY and HTTP/2 doesn't implement everything SPDY has. I see Google being a good citizen here and joining the new standard instead of continuing to push their own protocol they obviously preferred.
Google's SPDY support was already implemented by many servers optionally; I'm sure HTTP/2 can be done the same way.
That's an interestingly biased comparison.
I can repeat it for you; one side (Microsoft) has built a certain software (Windows) which has been adopted by billions of people worldwide. The other side has nothing but flamewars.
Its not true though, is it? Just because something is adopted doesn't mean its best, or even good -- it just means it was adopted at all. You see the fallacy now, right?
Microsoft didn't release Windows 8 because they thought it sucked. Same for Vista, and Windows Me. They thought they were good; and Dell, HP, Acer, etc. installed them on PCs because that's what you do, not because they were *good* but because nothing else did what was necessary at the time.
Systemd is *functional* but it has horrible problems, not the least of which is with PR and responding to bug reports which it simply denies are bugs or exist at all. Its in use because nothing else does what it does as well as it does it -- that doesn't mean it deserves praise.
Disclaimer: my cousin works there.
Citation please? I don't smoke either option but cannabis is an entirely different animal to tobacco and their outputs are quite different.