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Comment: Please wake up the Guardian sub-editor (Score 1) 395

by Zoxed (#44684269) Attached to: Lord Blair Calls for Laws To Stop 'Principled' Leaking of State Secrets

Since she announced it the Guardian has respected Chelsea Manning's wishes to be referred to by her new forename: the cited article seems to have slipped through the net !
(The Slashdot summary sits on the fence by quietly dropping her old forename from it's quote of the linked article !)

Comment: Re:64-bit computers DO NOT solve this problem (Score 1) 492

by Zoxed (#42668197) Attached to: You've Got 25 Years Until UNIX Time Overflows

Then my goal is to thwart your retirement plan. I will contract a low-wage programmer from a yet-to-be-determined developing country...

Your plan-to-thwart contains a potential bug.
If, say, the US and Chinese economies continue for the next 25 years on their current trajectories it is quite possible that the "low-wage programmer" you speak of will live in the US, and hence the GP may get your contract !

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth. -- Nero Wolfe

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