Insigntful? Wow. And when I asked that question about RMS I got kicked to the curb. de Raadt really isn't that bad. Maybe he used to be, I dunno, I wasn't here then.
I can do this in lots of languages, including perl, but also many others.
Step 1: Implement in long-hand perl.
Step 2: $source =~ s/\n/
Step 1 is left as an exercise to the reader =)
techies are abrasive. i am abrasive. you are abrasive. but it just doesn't work for the head of the FSF to be abrasive to the point of rudeness. will you please step aside and let someone who isn't afraid to play nice take the helm, or at least handle the PR-type functions of your position? a LOT more good could be done this way.
They killed the animal to measure on the inside, which they thought would be easier, but:
on the second count, the researchers concentrated on the growth rings on the outside of the shell.
So, the more precise measurement came from the outside, and they killed the oldest living animal for nothing but stupidity. I sincerely hope that instead of accolades, they get nothing but scorn from their colleagues.
The hilarious bit isn't that Shuttleworth says this, but that someone thought it was news that he did.
Yes, but I really wish she had waited a little bit longer. It's just too soon not to affect people's perceptions of the leak. And given the way many Americans feel about Manning, this will also affect people's perceptions about transgender folks.Not a well thought-out move if you ask me.
Umm, no offense to our friends at Gallup and such, but shouldn't we set the bar a little higher?
So, what you're saying is your attention span is less than 2 minutes, 11 seconds, even with pausing? And I thought my ADD was bad. Wow.
And no, it's not switchgrass. It's something called "Energy Cane".
So because I don't believe in absolutes I must be some sort of bigot? Jesus, pull your head out of your ass. The air is much fresher out here - seriously.
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” - Bertrand Russel.
Some people believe in moral absolutes. They are wrong.
netflix gets all this great PR for this approach - and at least in theory it's a good one - but as a customer of netflix's, the results i've experienced are actually pretty poor.
think about it, they go around shooting nodes in the head during business hours. In the long run, that's great, they can be prepared for anything, but it's still madness.
Oh and separation of services? Great. But who the hell wants to browse the netflix directory when the streaming service is down? Not me, for one.
Frankly, I was a little disappointed in this article. His arguments seems a bit - for lack of a better term: simple.
Is there anyone out there who is arguing that simple solutions to inherently complex problems exist and are a good thing?
If we're promoting freedom everywhere, maybe we should start with people being raped, bombed, murdered, etc. against their will instead of some computer code that some relatively rich people "have" to run in their web browser. It's a classic first world problem, and the amount of hyperbole involved just makes it that much clearer that Stallman and other FSF folks have a totally skewed frame of reference.
In all seriousness, maybe you should try linux?
I stopped reading when I got to the bit about how his virus scanner was written in assembly for speed. This is a ridiculous assertion given that virus scanners slow the system down because of IO pressure, not to mention how good modern x86 compilers are.