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Comment: Re:Too much good content is deleted at Wikipedia. (Score 1) 239

by chfriley (#47725059) Attached to: Latest Wikipedia Uproar Over 'Superprotection'

You are right, the whole "notability" standard at Wikipedia has been f'd up for years. Someone notable today, may be much less notable than someone from 100 years ago, but the person from a century ago might not be as notable to people today. Instead of trying to build a repository of accurate knowledge and information, Wikipedia is more concerned about building up fiefdoms of power for the editors and managers, which is too bad.

Comment: 1960s? (Score 4, Informative) 140

by chfriley (#47138561) Attached to: SpaceX Shows Off 7-Man Dragon V2 Capsule

"astronauts used in trips to the moon in the 1960s."

Just one point about the summary, not just the 1960s, there were more trips to the moon using Apollo in the 1970s than in the 1960s:
1960s Apollo moon trips: 8, 10, 11, 12 (2 landings 11, 12, and 2 circumnavigations)

1970s: 13, 14, 15, 16,17 (4 landings, not Apollo 13 obviously)

(There were other Apollo missions that were not moon trips, 7, 9 for example that were in earth orbit, Apollo-Soyuz etc).

Comment: Re:"Free market" scare quotes (Score 1) 345

by chfriley (#42286593) Attached to: Hotmail & Yahoo Mail Using Secret Domain Blacklist

And if he is really concerned about the "free market" not doing enough, there is always the option of starting a competing service that is more "free market" and responsive. Yes, that costs something, but that is the nature of the "free market" - it isn't free to everyone, someone's time costs something, always.

When the weight of the paperwork equals the weight of the plane, the plane will fly. -- Donald Douglas