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Comment: Single key mistake? (Score 1) 108

by aglider (#49093661) Attached to: Scotland's Police Lose Data Because of Programmer's Error
A single key mistake from a programmer (not a user, be warned) that can delete a whole lot of data needs a specific function to be coded.
Cannot be a mistake. It's intentional. Intentional stupidity at least.
On the other side a single key error from a user is different. But still, a function that wipes data, all of them, with a single key(press) should require no less than a second key for confirmation.
My personal diagnosis:
- 95% The report is totaly nonsense trying to move responsibility on someone else.
- 5% That was a reall single key mistake

Comment: Re:DHT (Score 1) 36

by aglider (#49018045) Attached to: Demonii Tracker Tops 30 Million Connected Peers
Correct, mate, indeed. A tracker won't give you incoming traffic (unless it's also a relay).
Provided that you have the IP pf your peers, you still need to ask them for those files. This boils down to be either able to connect to him.
HDT has one disadvantage: if your upstream firewall bocks your incoming traffic, then you are out witouht relays. Even if you don't need trackers.

Comment: Re:Waste of money (Score 1) 341

by aglider (#48763161) Attached to: Intel Pledges $300 Million To Improve Diversity In Tech
"diversitiy" has a number of meanings and, more important, a large number of contexts.
And there is a nomber of contexts where we have very low diversity or no diversity at all. But none is putting money to fight against those lacks.
Thus my point, my question and my quotes.
Finally, using quotes is also a form of diversitiy. Isn't it?

There are three kinds of people: men, women, and unix.