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Comment: Re:The rich become a different species (Score 1) 981

by WebmasterNeal (#31636696) Attached to: Could Colorblindness Cure Be Morally Wrong?
"Rich people can afford to extend their lifespans, make themselves beautiful, smarter, and so on."
Rich people can already do this and do. It's capitalism at it's finest. Without this reward, there would be no reason to try to get rich and we'd all do the bare minimum.
We could probably look at this from another angle, such as what if a child is born with AIDS and we have a cure for that.

Comment: A Generation Behind (Score 2, Insightful) 473

by WebmasterNeal (#31501048) Attached to: Microsoft Previews IE9 — HTML5, SVG, Fast JS
Like prior IE releases they're still playing catchup and not moving ahead of the competition. Webkit & Mozilla have support border-radius for quite some time now and Opera, I believe, has also started to supported it. Then there's SVG which the others have supported for a very long time now.

This is no different than when IE8 was released and IE finally supported CSS 2.1 when all the other browser vendors had.

Webkit, specifically Safari, has been leading the way in CSS innovation & Javascript performance with each release with Chrome slightly behind. Firefox & Opera seem to be battling it out for third place and IE, of course is always an entire generation behind.

Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code. -- Dave Olson