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Comment Re:That just shows my point (Score 1) 182

Since you seem unfamiliar with reality, here are some useful links for you.

With a bit of cleverness, very impressive graphics and music can be conveyed using a tiny amount of storage space. Haste makes waste.

Comment Re:Best takeaway from Star Wars and Star Trek? (Score 1) 126

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the galaxy lies a small, unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly 92 million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea. -- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams

Comment Re:Stomp Feet (Score 1) 391

Unfortunately, using Verizon's logic, Verizon should be paying the postal service extra to deliver their snark to the FCC rather than arriving in a timely fashion like say, transmission at a speed agreed upon in a contract between a service provider and customers at each end. And the postal service should be permitted to raise the price for certain customers based on increased quantity of mail sent over some arbitrary amount that can only be interpreted as "too much / we want more money / your speech isn't as free as the other customers'. "

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (9) Dammit, little-endian systems *are* more consistent!