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Comment Re:The real worry should be Kessler Syndrome (Score 1) 98

No, you posted that in your reply, AFTER Rei called bullshit on your "correction".

A mature adult would've simply posted, "Ah, sorry I mis-read you" (and perhaps politely explain how his wording confused you), and moved on with their lives.

Instead, you doubled-down on the "nuh uh! I was right all along!" game, while adding accusations of "butthurt" (including to a passing AC that I guess you assumed was Rei again? Classic), which, well, rather elegantly demonstrates the quality of your character.

Comment Re:The real worry should be Kessler Syndrome (Score 1) 98

What are you, seven?

OP knew perfectly well that bullets don't slow down in space. Everybody fucking knows that, Einstein.

You didn't understand the point of his comparison and still don't. But hey some other idiots voted you to 5, so that clearly that makes you "right". Moron.

Comment Re:Scientists (Score 1) 203

Oh look, an attempt at proof-by-overly-simplified-analogy. How cute.

Results must be independently repeatable. That's not requiring extraordinary evidence, that's normal evidence.

Your coin toss example fails the basic, perfectly normal test of not being repeatable by a third party. Asking for someone else to repeat the result is not requiring "extraordinary" evidence, just the standard that everything else must meet.

Comment Re:Shame (Score 1) 143

Um ok... stick with Wordpress then?

I thought you were asking for alternatives. I gave you one based on what you described. GIGO.

It would also be great if you gave reasons for your objections instead of just stating "discredited" like that actually explains anything at all. What's wrong with having the DB reflect the structures you define in code? Works great. Stages great. No downsides. Wonderful solution.

Comment Re:Rational basis (Score 1) 367

"A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad," - Shigeru Miyamoto

But that's simply not true in the age of internet patches.

It was true when he said it in 1996 (the quote was regarding the delayed release of the N64), but that was 20 frikken years ago. Some quotations have a shelf life.

Comment Re:Shame (Score 1) 143

Check out Silverstripe. It's literally exactly what you just described.

You define your data structures in nice OOP classes using simple arrays (like $db for simple fields, $has_many, $many_many for relationships, etc), then just hit the URL /dev/build and Silverstripe will make the database reflect the code. (Talk about a deployment/staging dream)

Then you define your CMS editing widgets by overriding a getCMSFields() function, and away you go.

Image scaling & manipulation API, check. Beautiful, focused, intuitive admin interface (seriously clients love it) with CKEditor out of the box, check. File manager, search engine, check. Just a really well-written MVC framework with easy DB scaffolding and a polished CMS interface on top. Brilliant lazy-loading ORM syntax. Super clean and infinitely flexible template system. A preview system that actually works. Solid ecosystem of modules.

Drupal used to be our go-to but Silverstripe has been a real breath of fresh air. Check it out.

Comment Re:I'm happy with that (Score 1) 171

"Need" is a pretty poor metric when we're talking about a good player experience.

I mean have you played Final Fantasy I on iOS vs the original Nintendo version? There's no comparison at all in terms of ease of play. Sure you can "get by" with the touchscreen version but actual buttons provided vaster superior gameplay, no contest.

Comment Re:Do you want me to code, or deal with the suits? (Score 1) 327

Just because something is accepted as a usage by a dictionary doesn't mean that actually using it is a good idea.

Sure. But I'm still waiting for you to explain why using "architect" as a verb is not a good idea.

You're actually claiming it has no usage except as a meaningless buzzword?

Everybody needs a little love sometime; stop hacking and fall in love!