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Comment Re:Programmers != Engineers (Score 1) 314 314

Well then, I guess I'm just not an engineer. Not by your definition, anyway. Never mind that I hold an engineering degree. Nor that I graduated top of the class at a prestigious university. Nor that if you have a PC, firmware that I designed and wrote is probably running on it. No, you've defined what an engineer is. I guess I'll have to accept it.

Comment Re:Before anyone says it: (Score 1) 413 413

From your link to the definition of irony:

"5. an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. "

I think this is the definition of irony that people actually use correctly quite often, and applies in this case of a man buying what he thought was a great product, and then driving it off a cliff.

Still sad, however. From the little bit that I read online, he seemed like a nice, charitable individual.

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Submission + - SCO in Chapter 11

An anonymous reader writes: SCO is filing Chapter 11. Not a complete defeat, but a severe setback nonetheless. Their stock now sits at $0.37 per share and their reputation is not much better than Bozo the clown's.

  http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/sco-group-noted-linux-litigation/story.aspx?guid=%7B52255479-FE3B-4E04-8E43-13CE43715635%7D&dist=TNMostRead

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