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Comment: Re:I dunno... (Score 1) 776 776

This differs depending on which browser you're writing for. On my version of Firefox, this is the most efficient:

var array = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9];
var length = array.length;
for (length -= 2; length > -1; length -= 1)
array.splice(length, 1);

This is according to

Comment: Re:That's the police for you (Score 1) 277 277

Find my iPhone will play a tone for 2 minutes at max volume, whether the device is in silent more or not. You can also wipe or put a pass-code on the device remotely. The thief, however, could either disable that feature before you get a chance to use it, or simply turn the device completely off.

Comment: Re:I'm not a jock contracts to I'm a jock (Score 3, Insightful) 185 185

Free as in beer: Beer is a physical object. When you get something "Free as in beer", you're literally getting something for free. Free as in speech: Free speech is an ideal. When something is "Free as in speech", it's a freedom that is being granted.

Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.