How we plan to expose cloud-based filesystems in Samba:
I know you're just a random slashdot poster, and I really shouldn't expect any better, but would it hurt you to look at the list of Document Foundation (the Org behind LibreOffice) and look at the list of supporters:
"Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager at Google, Inc., has commented: "The creation of The Document Foundation is a great step forward in encouraging further development of open source office suites. Having a level playing field for all contributors is fundamental in creating a broad and active community around an open source software project. Google is proud to be a supporter of The Document Foundation and participate in the project".
Hint - supporters mean we fund them. I represent Google on the Board of Directors, and yes, nagging them about getting a full Android port is something I do *every* meeting.
I now return you to your regularly scheduled slashdot poster 2-minute-hate on "Big Corporations".
This, this, a thousand times this.
You can look at the source code all you like, but unless you can *use* that source code to build your own binaries and redistribute them, then that means absolutely nothing in terms of security.
The products you buy off the shelf may or may not have any relation to the code you looked at.
That's why Free Software is so important for security-sensitive applications. Not only do you get to look, you get to modify it and redistribute.
It will be fixed when all public bureaucrats are replaced by software running at minimal expenditure and not open to lobbying. Allowing us to provide actual welfare to every citizen like, if you're in the states at least, is promised in the constitution.
They have the rightman to implement it. Carmack is known for delivering quality technologies and taking the time to release them when they are finished.
He commented that he had left Greenpeace because it "took a sharp turn to the political left" and "evolved into an organization of extremism and politically motivated agendas"
From wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
But of course that fact won't get people to click on your article.
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May not be for the average person, but for the person reading a Slashdot thread 4 levels deep, it's probably not too much of a problem.
Unless you're addicted to Slashdot of course.
At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.