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Comment: Regarding the state law about municipal providers. (Score 3, Interesting) 536

Seems like this would be a great case for getting that law stricken or amended. Most of those laws are justified so as to provide a level playing field for corporate ISPs, but since they're not interested in serving him the law shouldn't be enforced in this case. Maybe the EFF would be interested?

Comment: Gordon needs a portal gun! (Score 1) 215

Honestly, Freeman portaling around to take on the Combine isn't innovative enough for HL3? So hire some decent writers, figure out how to make portals work in Halflife, and go to town. As long as they don't totally cock it up it'll make millions and the fanboyz will settle down for a few more years. Everybody wins!

Comment: Sadly, most people are idiots... (Score 1) 236

when it comes to giving feedback. I get help tickets from our Tier 1 support people, who are supposedly trained, that don't include usernames or what OS/App is causing the problem. Our customers mostly have masters degrees or PhDs, but getting any useful information from them is next to impossible.

Comment: Good luck chasing that unicorn (Score 1) 144

by Radical Moderate (#49242503) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?
Your solution has to work on Windows and iPads, but you'd rather not use a web-based product? I guess it's possible an app that does what you want with robust Windows and iOS clients exists, but I wouldn't count on the "robust" part if I were a betting man. That's coming from someone who runs Outlook an a Mac, so I'm admittedly jaded when it comes to claims of cross-platform compatibility.

I've used Redmine in the past. Web-based, open source, pretty easy to use. Some of my colleagues hate it, so YMMV, but worth a look.

Comment: Extensions and PlugIns... (Score 1) 300

by Radical Moderate (#49198961) Attached to: Mozilla: Following In Sun's Faltering Footsteps?
...that don't exist on Chrome. I like Chrome, but there are some things Firefox does better, and I'm glad Chrome has some competition to keep it honest. IE is still a hopeless mess, and I suppose Safari is multiplatform these days, but I don't see it getting much traction on Windows. thank god for Firefox.

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