"Just as I'd suspect anyone from another country would prefer their country to be the country of assembly for their next gadget."
I live in Norway, but still would like my next gadget to be made in the USA. Why? I like you guys and a lot of US stuff is of excellent quality.
Too bad the good stuff is hard to get here in europe. You're not really into exporting stuff anymore, are you?
"It’s unprofessional and inefficient. And very error-prone for no reason at all."
There are many good reasons for choosing C over C++, Java or other languages. The most obvious reason is that C is the only language available for the target platform. Performance requirements (both size and speed) are also good reasons for choosing C.
ATI Radeon 4890 with binary ATI driverse works well for me under Ubuntu 9.10.
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