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If they can do this with two qubits, why not 4? Why not 8, or 128, or 512?
I think neither of you is giving Gates enough credit... most of the first wave of personal computers, including the Apple II, ran MicroSoft BASIC
The Apple I & II originally ran Integer Basic, written (on paper) and hand-assembled entirely by Woz.
Some of those quotes are taken totally out of context. Some of them are true! Carmack also says Direct3D > OpenGL.
How about I choose some quotes from terjeber:
"I also have to do cross-platform stuff. In such cases I am on Linux primarily. Some times I wander into Solaris territory."
"Ruby/Rails". (His preferred web dev platform, ahead of
"Being religious about what platform you use is a sure sign that as an IT professional you are ready for replacement."
One of my guys is writing a SL app that looks great. It still took a good amount of (great) work.
Another guy is writing a different part of our suite in HTML (because it's public facing).
Getting it working took more than SL, but not too much because his knowledge is good.
Getting it working on 3 versions of 3+ browsers was too much work, IMO.
HTML & JS aren't the platform. That and 9+ browser implementations are the target platform.
Tweaking the L&F in 2 or 3 libraries' CSS to match and get a consistent look is also too much work.
I actually agree with points in your comment, but as the guys who replied to you point out there _are_ more productive platforms.
Lots of interesting comments there, and yet MS keeps fueling the fire.
HTML(5)/JS is still too much work compared with SL for LOB apps.
I don't see SL going away any time soon.
You need this when running 5 instances of Visual Studio.
(Perversely, he has VI plugins for VS, Firefox etc.)
I make sure all my guys have at least 2 if they want them.
I'm glad somebody clarified that! (Time to RTFA.)