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Comment: Re:About 10seconds. (Score 1) 56

by WillKemp (#48679149) Attached to: My laptop lasts on battery for ...

Yeah, mine's lost half its battery life from that. I'm making the effort to run it on the battery as much as i can now. But the problem with doing that is that when you really need to run off battery, the battery's unlikely to be fully charged. That's a serious flaw in laptop battery systems - and one that there's probably no currently forseeable fix for.

Comment: Re:W3C, please. (Score 1) 192

by WillKemp (#48677769) Attached to: MIT Unifies Web Development In Single, Speedy New Language

Is it so wrong to believe in different languages for different things? It seems crazy to try and create one tool that does everything just so developers can be lazy or negligent.

It's wrong if you're lazy or not very smart - because you want a language that saves you having to actually do anything. You've only got to look at the shit that passes for web development on some sites to see that there's no shortage of those sorts of people working in the industry.

Comment: Re:Regardless of age, we all have a bright future. (Score 2) 285

by WillKemp (#48631705) Attached to: At 40, a person is ...

I think most people would agree that this world needs more love.

I agree. I also think we need less delusion.

However, i understand some people can't cope with the fact that life's completely pointless and that we totally cease to exist at the end of it, and if religion helps those people, then that's ok. I don't want to attack people's harmless delusions - unless they think it's ok to shove those delusions down other people's throats, or force their imaginary god's mythical will on other people that is. If they do, then i'll say what i think too.

Comment: Re:digiKam (Score 1) 259

by WillKemp (#48604253) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Image Organization?

Yes, Digikam's good - so long as you use kde. I don't, but i put up with its annoying gnome incompatibilities because it's the best there is - and i've tried all the rest.

That doesn't make sense - "so long as you use kde" + "I don't".

How can it not make sense? Digikam's not good if you use Gnome. It's usable, but some functions don't work.

As for GNOME incompatabilities - can you expand on the "incompatabilities" and conflicts you have? Have you filed bug reports?

Some things don't work. I've recently upgraded Fedora and i haven't tried Digikam with the new version, so i don't know if the problems are the same. But previously, image "tool tips" (i.e., showing metadata etc when you hover the mouse pointer over a thumbnail) were blank, and the preview image was blank - which was rather annoying. No, i haven't filed bug reports as i haven't checked if they are bugs (by testing it with KDE) or just incompatibilities with Gnome. Digikam is a KDE application and it never claims to work with Gnome.

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