This isn't even a thorough article. Slashdot has jumped the shark so bad since the last time I was here.
Curse you, I've just lost an hour on wikipedia!
You know how BSD advocacy folks like to tell you they "don't like politics"? It's kind of like the story in the Onion about that guy who keeps telling people he doesn't own a television and how much more fulfilling his life is, even when no one asked. BSD advocacy folks are _just as political_ as the GPL crowd. The reason to use GCC isn't performance, it's the only free compiler that supports a multitude of target architectures. And that's very very useful. Dropping utility over licensing kind of smacks of the thing GNU is accused of when BSD advocacy folks get all snooty about technical superiority.
I use a Monster HDMI cable.
it skyrockets to 100%
Obviously you've never written a book.
I don't have 4 fingers you insensitive clod!
Sure, but even a fruitless quest delivers long-term benefits indirectly in the form of tools, techniques and experience which can be applied to more terrestrial use.
for its users, though.
I think I found an important rock! Oh wait, it just a regular rock. Nevermind.
Here's my explanation in graphic form: http://parseerror.com/images/explain/internet-vs-web.jpg
If only there was a way to find it....
I paid thousands for 127.0.0.1 years ago in anticipation of this. Cha-ching!
cremation is still a bargain at $525 plus $50 for the death certificate.
Cremation is so old-fashioned; I'm having my consciousness uploaded to the internet.