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Comment: Re:One word: Cloud (Score 1) 230

The charges could put him in jail for 7 years. That's up to the judge to decide, the officers are not responsible for that. (I'll couple that with my opinion that mandatory minimum sentences is the legislature interfering with the judiciary and executive branches, and needs to go away)

Comment: Re:we want gameplay, not "imperfections in the ski (Score 1) 86

Also, DX12 = the fail. News flash: there are more platforms now than Windows. Locking yourself into that ecosystem is pretty 20th century.

No argument there, but progress needs to happen somewhere. We'll all benefit from it in the long run.

Comment: Re:Graceful degradation (Score 1) 234

by X0563511 (#49600155) Attached to: Long Uptime Makes Boeing 787 Lose Electrical Power

It is designed such that this would never be an issue. Why? Because you have to skip several critical maintenance periods to hit it. Imagine if you, somehow, kept your car engine running for two years. Ignoring the logistics of this, doing so means you cannot have changed your oil etc.

Now, if it was on the order of 11 hours, that would be more of a concern.

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

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