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Comment: Re:Poor U.S. (Score 1) 125

by OakDragon (#49020635) Attached to: Netflix Now Available In Cuba

Granted, if Netflix are actually asking 7.99 U.S. dollars per month from Cubans, they'll have a problem. Unless they meant it was for the whole of Cuba? Maybe they'll be able to afford it. Just use the same resolution as a VideoCD but with the compression capabilities of H.264 and that will also solve the bandwidth problem.

It's 7.99 for all of Cuba, but approximately 11.7 milliion Cubans will be staring at this message most of the time:

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Comment: Re:What the.... (Score 1) 121

by OakDragon (#48982401) Attached to: Alan Turing's Notes Found After Being Used As Insulation At Bletchley Park

You're mad that someone's action saved the documents from being destroyed? Did you forget to read the last sentence of the summary?

All the findings are unique as all documentary evidence from the codebreaking process was supposed to be destroyed under wartime security rules.

Maybe the OP is from the War Office?

Q: How many IBM CPU's does it take to execute a job? A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.