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Comment: Re:Not going to use it (Score 1) 144

by Richy_T (#49167259) Attached to: Google+ Divided Into Photos and Streams, With New Boss

It sucks. I see a comment like "I can't use my computer because X" and I know the answer is Y yet I can't help this poor soul out even though I have a Youtube account and a couple of Google accounts because Google has a boner for getting people on G+. Too bad Timmy, no computer for you.

How do I turn off the Beta shit?

Comment: Re: Inclusion would lower it if anything (Score 1) 62

by Richy_T (#49121021) Attached to: Antitrust Case Against Google Thrown Out of SF Court

I haven't really looked into it but I believe it runs standard Android apps. Of course, without the Google services, a lot of apps won't run but that's more Google attempting vendor lock-in in my opinion.

I haven't looked into the Amazon app store so I don't know how good or bad it is. I do know that as an Android dev, I fairly regularly get contacted by people claiming to represent other app stores who offer to include my apps (or do it without asking) but I have heard nothing from Amazon so far (though I'm thinking I might try putting my apps up there anyway).

Comment: Re:why? (Score 1) 677

by Richy_T (#49046861) Attached to: Empirical Study On How C Devs Use Goto In Practice Says "Not Harmful"

I don't know. I think it's case dependent. In the example cited, the cleanup code is simple function calls and the operations are different for each case (for one, it's one cleanup, for another, it's two and for the success it's three).

Part of the problem is, the examples are really too small to call either way. I try to aim for my code to be clean and understandable and not to be dogmatic about things. I avoid certain Perl idioms for just this reason. Though I certainly agree that TMTOWTDI

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.