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Comment Re:stirring the pot (Score 2) 208

just because something is popular doesnt make it the right choice

AFAIK mysql/maria still relies on innodb for transactions ! plus all the myriad of mysql type mishandling of null values.
its a horror show of popularity.

use a proper database and stop having to work around dysfunctional programming

Comment audio subsystem (Score 1) 865

i think this is the biggest area of contention right now

sooo many audio apis,and we only need one

what would it be like if the xwindowing systemm were splintered so?

one vid card one windowing system

one audio card one audio system

sometimes rhythymbox wont play properly becuase i was watching youtube in firefox

or i cant play quake 3 while listening to rhythm box becuase quake3 uses openal

its ludicrous, and it wouldnt be so bad excpet this has been this way for over a decade now

The Wright Bothers weren't the first to fly. They were just the first not to crash.