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Comment Editors : WTF (Score 5, Informative) 301 301

"dolls out cuts" Verb dole (third-person singular simple present doles, present participle doling, simple past and past participle doled) To distribute in small amounts; to share out small portions of a meager resource. back to school for you

Comment Re:Why not both? (Score 2) 238 238

The advantage of AC for transmission is that it can be transformed up into the 100kV range, at relatively low current, thus minimizing losses in the resistance of the transmission cables. To do the same with DC would require up/down converters which would require chop->transform->rectify anyway (the transformers might be smaller and more efficient, though)

Comment Re:What's the point? (Score 1) 216 216

Yes, of course - I didn't rush out and buy a Tesla - even if I could afford one, I would ask precicely those questions. Isn't that how one makes purchasing decisions? My question was not meant as a criticism - I really wold like to know, what are the advantges of Wayland. I've read a few articles, but I'm still not clear

It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river. -- Abraham Lincoln