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Comment: 10 ... : GOTO 10 is a loop (Score 5, Informative) 438

by Mneme (#42155627) Attached to: How Does a Single Line of BASIC Make an Intricate Maze?

it manages to create a complicated maze with out the use of a loop, variables and without very complicate syntax

It's very cool the way this code draws a maze, but there's obviously a loop there.

(And it's “without” not “with out”, and “complicated” not “complicate”.)

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How the Internet Didn't Fail As Predicted 259

Posted by samzenpus
from the series-of-popular-tubes dept.
Lord Byron Eee PC writes "Newsweek is carrying a navel-gazing piece on how wrong they were when in 1995 they published a story about how the Internet would fail. The original article states, 'Nicholas Negroponte, director of the MIT Media Lab, predicts that we'll soon buy books and newspapers straight over the Intenet. Uh, sure.' The article continues to say that online shopping will never happen, that airline tickets won't be purchased over the web, and that newspapers have nothing to fear. It's an interesting look back at a time when the Internet was still a novelty and not yet a necessity."

Comment: Re:Problem? (Score 5, Insightful) 214

by Mneme (#29353595) Attached to: Snow Leopard Snubs Document Creator Codes

No, they were opening in QuickTime just because they were originally saved by QuickTime.

No one ever did Get Info.

It sounds like this previous behavior seems odd to you (since you misunderstood what happened), which supports the perspective that for most users, the behavior was odd and the change amounts to a bug fix.

Imitation is the sincerest form of plagarism.

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