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

by Torp (#49167845) Attached to: Marissa Mayer On Turning Around Yahoo

"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

by Torp (#48978867) Attached to: Microsoft Open Sources CoreCLR, the<nobr> <wbr></nobr>.NET Execution Engine

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.

Take an astronaut to launch.