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Comment: Re:Funniest bit was on Sony (Score 1) 354

by Woy (#37699264) Attached to: Google Employee Accidentally Shares Rant About Google+
It is not insightful at all. The Playstation Network, while a "successful product", compromised the private information of millions of its customers. What he is telling you, is that in the internal dialog held by the minds at Google, the compromise of the private information of millions of users means NOTHING to them. Insightful my ass.

Comment: Re:The 1% are insulated (Score 1) 1799

by Woy (#37677126) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Do You View the Wall Street Protests?

Dude, taking something to market is great in many ways but does nothing to fix the significant problems of your country.

I can understand that you found a way to make peace with the slavery of barely making ends meet with a FT job and 2 businesses. One has to live each day, and one must fool oneself as needed.

But you are barely living like an middle-age european peasant. And all the gains in productivity since the middle-ages? Into the pockets of the 1%.

Sleep well.

Comment: Re:IBM did the same (Score 1) 394

by Woy (#37253014) Attached to: Ex-Board Member Says HP Is Committing 'Corporate Suicide'

Worse than this, they ship printer software that will stop to ask questions after the installation progress bars are started, making it impossible to perform even that little function unattended. They often ship installers that unpack other installers, several levels deep. All their stupid autodetection schemes fail miserably all the time. JUST LET ME WRITE IN THE STUPID PRINTER IP!

Comment: Re:Going to throw stones? (Score 1) 132

by Woy (#36669970) Attached to: Military and Government E-mails Compromised
My "agenda" is to point out the hypocrisy. The same people that clapped in glee with the release of this and other govt. data should either clap in glee with the release of ALL hacked data, or should object to the release of ALL hacked data.

The same people that clapped in glee with the delivery of this and other delicious pizzas should either clap in glee with the delivery of this shitty pizza, or should object to the delivery of ALL pizzas.

Comment: Re:Consumer Linux Is Dead? (Score 1) 200

by Woy (#35440858) Attached to: HP To Put WebOS On PCs In 2012
These are not our nerds. Those are paid to say the things they say, by the companies that will lose out if Linux succeeds. Consider for example this turd, polished to +4 moderation score:

...Yet they will not take even consumer friendly Ubuntu seriously. IS the idea of Linux as a consumer friendly OS a dead end?

I mean IS it? IS it?


Comment: Re:timothy... (Score 1) 532

by Woy (#34763882) Attached to: Unwise — Search History of Murder Methods
I never could get him to stop using our admin page with the Alexa widget (despite this happening twice and me upbraiding him for it both times), which prompted me to finally take time away from putting out other fires and redo the backend with security as a primary objective.

For which you should be grateful! If you ever find yourself designing a system in which security is not a primary objective, you are not qualified to design that system.

Comment: Re:Python is unusable because of whitespace issue (Score 1) 330

by Woy (#34122718) Attached to: Land of Lisp

What is a code formatter to do when you try to paste code directly after an indented line of python? Any guess can be wrong, and all it CAN do is guess.

You guessed wrong. The indentation in python contains the same information as all your brackets and semicolons, and thus can be used the same way. Not too surprising, coming from someone who's main language choice consideration is how it supports copy and paste.

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.