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Comment: the linked verge article is just as bad (Score 4, Insightful) 724

by XaXXon (#48047829) Attached to: Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials

as the stuff people were complaining about.

Intel has pulled an advertising campaign from video gaming website Gamasutra after it reportedly received a number of complaints from self-identified gamers upset that the site was championing fair gender representation in video games.

Wow, could this have been written to represent one side any more strongly?

Comment: I don't see this as a problem (Score 1) 215

by XaXXon (#47891601) Attached to: Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money

Part of kickstarter should be that you've already taken a substantive risk on your own. Making a game demo with, for example, limited level/playtime is a good mark that you are capable of producing the rest.

Since there is no recourse once the funding takes place for funders, this doesn't seem unreasonable.

Comment: Just because you can.. (Score 1) 282

by XaXXon (#47857415) Attached to: Is It Time To Split Linux Distros In Two?

doesn't mean you should.

Thinking that any Linux distro, just because it could be run in both environments, should be developed to be suitable for both seems wrong.

Why not just pick a desktop-oriented existing distro for your desktop and a server-focused one for your production environment?

And if you need to develop on your server environment, then this doesn't really matter to you, since you have to pick what's best for your production environment regardless of your desktop.

"Indecision is the basis of flexibility" -- button at a Science Fiction convention.