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Comment Re:Where's "Scroll Lock"? (Score 1) 698

Command-C, command-V. It works in the terminal just like in the rest of your apps. It's one of the things that I actually prefer about the Mac that I'm working on nowadays.

And, since Command is used for shortcuts on the Mac, that leaves Control (mapped to be left of the "A" key, of course) available for emacs-style editing functions...

Comment Re:Can we hear from an IRS apologist? (Score 1) 334

Note that it's not possible for an honest person to have need of the 5th amendment.

That really isn't true...

incriminate: make (someone) appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing; strongly imply the guilt of (someone).

Note the word "appear". There was a robbery down on Main Street last night. Where were you last night? If you were to answer that you were on Main Street, you could well be incriminating yourself, even if you were to know nothing about the robbery.

Comment Re:"Come on help the deflator" (Score 1) 225

Bill Belichick did not.

More like there isn't any evidence that Bilichick knew. He seems to be enough of a micromanager that it seems pretty likely that he would know.

I'm curious (and will probably never know) the extent of Brady's involvement. If it's like the mafia (or government), I would bet that it's more like "it would be nice if the balls were under-inflated", instead of "I would like you to break the rules, and remove air from the balls"...

Comment Re:A less biased source please? (Score 2) 91

I recently moved back to an iPhone, after a few years on Android. It is so very nice to be able to update my apps, and not have to review all of the extra permissions that every app is requesting. And not having to manage the permissions in appops/xprivacy.

Comment Re:When I see that [literaly] textbook mistake.... (Score 5, Insightful) 329

OSX sandboxed apps cannot look outside of their own directories. However, when the user chooses a file via the "Open" dialog, the application is given a handle that allows it to open just that particular file. Sandboxing really is the solution to this kind of mess...

Neutrinos are into physicists.