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Comment: Re:I have the solution (Score 1) 285

by Mirar (#49120799) Attached to: Google Knocks Explicit Adult Content On Blogger From Public View

I think the point is that google once said: Come to us, you can play in our sandbox, use our stuff, create your account with us, you can do whatever you want... ...now they close down those services, one by one.

Granted, this time, this event was rather minuscule.

The question is: Why do they keep shutting down things?

Comment: well... honesty could help a bit (Score 1) 79

by Mirar (#48945737) Attached to: Alibaba Face Off With Chinese Regulator Over Fake Products

A lot of sellers give false information about their products, and they get really angry when you complain about it.

Just look for "philips 50000mAh" power banks, for instance.
They often defy physics by having more storage capability per weight than is theoretically possible for LiPo batteries.

LED lights and similar often exaggerate their light output by at least a factor 2, sometimes 10.

That said, I'm happy with quite a lot of aliexpress products, so I think that aliexpress would be great if they started to clear out the false information.

Comment: not unix (Score 4, Insightful) 551

by Mirar (#48829073) Attached to: Systemd's Lennart Poettering: 'We Do Listen To Users'

Isn't the main problem that while systemd might solve problem, it's sharply going away from the simple solution that worked to make Unix good?

Systemd isn't simple. If it's not simple, I don't think I want it on my Linux.

PA and Gnome isn't simple either. And creating more problems (albeit while solving others). I believe the same thing will be true about systemd.

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