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Comment When my games stop working on Win 7, maybe (Score 2) 272

... for work i use OS X and Linux. I have a (legit) Win 7 install for games, but as long as that works i see no need to upgrade, free or paid.

I would take advantage of the free upgrade offer only if it allowed me to keep having both Win7 and 10 on the same machine. Otherwise, no thanks.

Comment 130 hour weeks and "people first"? (Score 2) 167

"When Google was a young company, she worked 130 hours per week and often slept at her desk." Ref: http://www.entrepreneur.com/ar...
I don't think Yahoo is a place I'd like to work at. And come to think of it, she was promoted pretty high in the food chain at Google, which says something about working at Google too?

Comment Re: .NET is NOT “Open Source” .. (Score -1, Troll) 253

Okay, it's MIT licensed, and there's a patent promise - which i personally don't trust, but you're welcome to.

However, what the hell is a "CoreCLR" and how does it help?
I gave up on .NET back in the 2000s when I scoured MSDN for half a day to find out an overview for someone who wants to learn this "dot net" technology. Couldn't find any. I still don't know what they mean by .NET, and I have a feeling the meaning has changed every 2 years.
This is just the bytecode execution runtime, right? As in: no GUI libraries, for one - which makes it useless for porting Windows applications to other operating systems since, well, there aren't many command line Windows applications.

Actually don't bother answering. Honestly, it's been a long while since I cared what Microsoft does. You can make a very decent living as a developer while totally ignoring them.

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