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Comment: Same thing happened to UO (Score 1) 523 523

This same thing happened to Ultima Online. When it first came out in 1996, it was a magnet drawing everyone interested in MMORPG. But after 5 years, the game starts to decline. Origin/EA stars adding in expansion modules until it no longer looked like the original game. Please move on as time goes by...

Comment: Avionics (Score 1) 953 953

The avionics business is the same way. A navigational radio or altimeter LRU, developed and certified with tools that run on Windows 98/95, must maintain the machines and various tools is was developed on until the product is 'sun setted' (which is at leased 20 years). One company maintains a VAX 11/780 due to the nature of the product still being in the field.

Comment: Left to the dev (Score 1) 288 288

For embedded development work, it's a requirement that the dev pubs their build onto the target hardware. We just couldn't do our work without it. But once the developed software has been tested on a test system, it should be left to QA/V&V to make installations...

Comment: Reputation alone (Score 1) 176 176

Just tell them when word of their antics gets out, their business reputation will be ruined. Who would be able to trust a business with their data who blindly resets your password without a valid confirmation? A bad reputation has killed more businesses...

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