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Comment: Re:Military the first one, huh? (Score 2) 301 301

As for WW2, the honours would have to be shared between the USSR and the US.

Well, given that 5 million German troops were lost on the eastern front against Soviet Russia and ~800 000 were lost on the western front against allied troops (also british, canadian, etc.), many would say a greater part of the honour would belong to USSR.

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Front_(World_War_II)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Front_(World_War_II)#Casualties

Comment: Implications for torrent sites? (Score 5, Interesting) 156 156

I do not know exactly how oink works (worked?), but from the quote

All I do is really like Google, to really provide a connection between people. None of the music is on my website.

Wouldn't that make exactly the same defence valid for Pirate Bay and other torrent sites?

Comment: Re:UK citizen? (Score 2, Interesting) 571 571

Yes, but it seems to be a one way street? Remember the US air force pilot that killed 20 people when cutting the cables of a cable car in Italy, some years ago?

Iirc they wanted him extradited to Italy, but that was a no go. He was tried in the US and the jury found him "not guilty".

Comment: Re:Wait a second (Score 1) 234 234

Thx for the tip, I will look it up.

I tried several, including:

gnome-launch-box
http://developer.imendio.com/projects/gnome-launch -box

which is nice, but not as configurable as slickrun. The Gnome panel applet for launching stuff is also nice, but not really as convenient as SR. I guess any of these combined with a couple of scripts in the system path would do the trick, but not nearly as easy as it would be doing it the SR way.

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