Gtk+/glib comes to mind at once, with their GObject infrastructure.
Curious in this context is a quote I read somewhere by someone giving reasons why Gtk+ could absolutely not run faster (than Qt, iirc): "Because there is a whole lot of strcmp() which cannot be dispensed with." Now I see why in more specific details: Because this is how classes are identified in Gtk+, whereas in C++, they become integers.
One who wants it cheap, has to pay twice, isn't it?
That's how Microsoft, and any other decent proprietary software company, creates jobs.
It has been told many times already. 768 dots may be OK for a phone. For a laptop, anything less than a 1000 is just sad news.
BSPlayer shows ads. IIRC, VLC has none.
This is a perfect example of brand blunder. No offence to the Canadian team, but a perfect brand blunder it is. It's probably not a direct equivalent of pushing a product badly mis-named for the target market, but it will eventuate in a whole lot of misunderstandings, all totally undeserved.
A little bit of linguistic research would be appropriate. OTOH, we have GIMP, and everyone is getting happily along with it...
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> I usually boot it in 20s on my virtual servers
Running stock kernels (and with a standard set of rc services) as a server os is suboptimal. You will be amazed what make nconfig can do for you.
I guess gcc *did* some ssse4.1 optimisations, then?