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Comment: Re:FWIW don't download K-lite_Codec_Pack-10.9.5 (Score 4, Informative) 83

by denis-The-menace (#49149287) Attached to: VLC Gets First Major Cross-Platform Release

K-Lite is a codec pack for players that use "system" codecs.
System Codec packs do not upgrade/play with others well.
One version => Video A works, Video B is broken.
New Codec pack => Video A broken, Video B is works.
FSCK that!

VLC only uses its own built-in codecs and almost always works.
Chances are if VLC won't play it, the video is corrupt.

Comment: Replace Cisco, and Akamai and then maybe.. (Score 4, Interesting) 212

Replace Cisco, and Akamai and then maybe I'll be convinced it's better than the current situation. But it's still oxymoronic service: A central authority that *REQUIRES* trust for people who don't trust anybody.

And what do you do for countries with draconian Cert laws like England? (They want a copy of your root cert)

The resulting entity would have to be incorporated in Iceland or something. FAR away from 5-eye's dragnets.

Comment: Re:I thought rare earths were not that rare (Score 1) 62

"Newer designs usually avoid the Pa removal[2] and send less salt to reprocessing, which reduces the required size and costs for the chemical separation.It also avoids proliferation concerns due to high purity U-233 that might be available from the decay of the chemical separated Pa."

"It's when they say 2 + 2 = 5 that I begin to argue." -- Eric Pepke