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Comment Re:It wasn't just private opinion. (Score 4, Insightful) 824

A company's products are the public face of a company, not the CEO. Until this whole debacle I hadn't a clue who the CEO of Mozilla is or ever has been. What I knew of Mozilla was that they made a pretty darn good web browser among other things. The CEO is there to make sure they keep making a good browser and that the employees are taken care of. If the browser goes to crap or the employees are being mistreated, then he should be ousted.

Comment Re:To be fair... (Score 1) 653

My entire life until I was introduced to Fluke, multi-meters were black. A quick google image search brings up lots of yellow multi-meters that aren't by Fluke, but most of them are quite apparently NOT by Fluke and you can tell at a glance. No grey face plate, different color of yellow. The one this story refers to is a very clear Fluke knock-off attempt.

Comment Re:To be fair... (Score 0) 653

I would have to agree with you on that. The summary refers to the Sparkfun multi-meter as "yellowins-orange" but in the picture it looks strikingly like the yellow that fluke uses. The grey face is pretty darn close to the grey Fluke uses too. I'd like to see a side by side comparison photo.

Comment Re:wtf (Score 1) 662

I don't think the Bill of Rights refers to any of the rights therein as inalienable (or unalienable for that matter) The Declaration of Independence only lists "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" as unalienable. I think we may have managed to give those up too when our country decided to throw out the first half of that sentence.

Comment A sad day... (Score 4, Interesting) 350

It's a shame to see Nokia falling apart. It was not long ago that they had the very promising n900. I was all ready to buy one of those until I found out that it wasn't available on my carrier of choice, and in fact the only carriers it was available on in my area were the ones with the poorest coverage.

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