And why are they going thorough the trouble of removing improvements from CFQ?
CFQ was never very good, Lots of quirky behaviour, often being worse than the NOOP scheduler and sometimes stuffing up completely. This is a nice polite way of taking it out behind the barn and shooting it. The new one turns in massive improvements in read latency, respectable improvement in other loads, and little to no regression on any load, besides being thought through and 1,000,000 times better documented than the old steaming pile.
Hiring Marissa Mayer was the biggest warning sign of all.
she's on the "powerball winner" side of the aisle, if you catch my drift.
More like "powerbush", if you catch my drift.
Oooh, 3 of 100 times you could get that outcome, quick, call the witch doctor.
Closer to one in a hundred.
Low probability things tend to happen particularly often in elections
Sounds like Microsoft's completely fucked-up "stack ranking" bullshit...
How about this: your PC won't boot unless your phone is running Windows.
What more appropriate reward could there possibly be for sliming Nokia to death?
...the fact that they are useless for any topic with even a whiff of controversy
Is Britannica better? Wall Street Journal? People Magazine? Please advise.
5. Organizes conferences
6. Promulgates a wildly exaggerated impression of their importance to the community
7. Mutual admiration society
It is easy to dwell on the warts and overlook the fact that the epic journey to world domination has, in most respects, succeeded.
Let me guess, you didn't have anything to say, so you just went for ad hominem attack.
True, let's replay that. Sure, all presidents have flaws but Trump has the potential to take it to an entirely new and unimaginably destructive level.
I think that Trump's ridiculous statements have less to do with him being stupid than with him courting the stupid demographic.
It's the stupid courting the stupid.
Evolution is a million line computer program falling into place by accident.