While phone use would still be restricted during takeoff and landing, the proposal would lift an FCC ban on airborne calls and cellular data use by passengers once a flight reaches 10,000 feet, an FCC official said."
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Why would someone want to do a rewrite of Minix 20 some odd years ago?
Hello everybody out there using minix -
I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I’d like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things).
I’ve currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work. This implies that I’ll get something practical within a few months, and I’d like to know what features most people would want. Any suggestions are welcome, but I won’t promise I’ll implement them
So wxWidgets 3.0 is finally released. We should have done it much sooner than 7 years after 2.8.0 release, but better late than never. And at least this gives us a lot of statistics to analyse to see how much has changed since the last major release. So let's do just this.
Yes, this should have been explained in the summary. No, the editors did not catch it which sucks. Yes this is the first X. release since 1998 or 99 depending on your source.
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I deal in high end pro audio equipment. First off, it's kind of easy to see who is a freight forwarder. There's entire city blocks where if I get an order there I know what's going on, and Google Maps doesn't hurt. Plus when someone puts 123 Meryl st box 929183, it's pretty evident. Not to mention an international card has to go through more verification processes because the bank will not verify transactions with US merchants.
Second, most of my manufacturers will not honor warranties on grey market purchases (things purchased in one nation and shipped to another). I'm banned from SELLING it internationally, not shipping it internationally. And yes, that's a finite difference, but it's there. If I do so, I can lose my authorization as a dealer for those manufacturers. So yes, I'm in a bit of a different situation than most. Most of my vendors turn a blind eye to it, but there's a good chunk of them that do not. Some see it go to a freight forwarder and are okay with that, but others see it and will put me up shit creek without a paddle. Regardless, international ordering is always tricky, and most of my Aussie customers see the warranty stuff and freak, not to mention the fact that I can't get equipment in their voltage for the most part.