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Comment Anybody else diapointed with the "start menu"? (Score 2) 106 106

I saw it on a coworkers machine and we were both disappointed.

The whole endless list menu is way too long.
Love the Single Letters too to make it longer still. /S

If this was a tablet Ok fine but this is gonna cause training issues.

Comment Re:OOXML is a joke ... (Score 5, Informative) 75 75

How did it "become" an ISO standard?

**History lesson: How MS got Office Open XML approved**
MS paid the ISO membership fees for a bunch of new ISO members for that one critical ISO vote.
The new members were so happy, they voted to approve Open XML.

This way, the secretive and patent laden file format could be used in government bids where ISO file formats where required.

Soon after this outrageous manoeuvre,
ISO lost it's reputation and became known as I Sold Out.

Comment FBI wants to kill HTTPS but WH wants it or NOT?! (Score 2) 111 111

MAKE UP YOUR FUCKING MINDS!

Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
http://yro.slashdot.org/story/...

FBI's James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
http://yro.slashdot.org/story/...

Meanwhile ./ got their HTTPS sliced and DICED away.
As I post this, it's plain text HTTP.

Comment Re:Useless (Score 1) 138 138

It's worst than that.
What stop FB from making a client that encrypts local but sends the private key to the NSA?

Susie might not like Iran's PM but what if she hate the next POTUS? What if she wants to protest a future POTUS' plans to start a war? Susie's not going to be able to exercise her rights.

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