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Comment Re:Cost to Recharge? (Score 1) 457

Yes, I did think about it. I have never seen any $ figures on the cost difference, and generally the 'green' treehugger types who push this sort of agenda only care about the 'green' and not at all about the '$'. One would think that if was really cheaper a lot of someones would be blaring cost comparison/savings figures loud and often to get the public behind it in a big way...and no one is.

Generally things that are 'better for you' seem to cost more, and for no good reason, either. Go to the grocery store. Anything that is 'healthy' or 'diet' or 'low ' is almost always more '$' than the 'regular' same item.

Comment Re:Ummmm (Score 0) 769

The answer i keep looking for, and never seeing is - what will my electric car do to my electric bill? I'd much rather pay double for gas than triple for electricity. I can see the electric companies drooling over this now.

Basically, if its going to cost me more money than what I already spend, I don't want it. Since I never hear about its going to save me money, or cost no more, I can (probably) safely assume that its going to cost me a lot more.

Comment How often do the maps get updated? (Score 1) 122

Does anyone know how often the maps get updated, or if ever? I started building my new home over a year ago, and have been living in it 7 months now, but the maps of the entire area are still obviously several years old. I know this because there are several entire neighborhoods that have been built up over the last 5 years that are not there either. This is on both Google maps and earth.

Comment Re:Not true.... (Score 2, Informative) 454

Obligatory "Me too"...

I've been running the MSAS both at work and at home in conjunction with others (AdAware, SpyBot S&D, etc) along side Firefox 1.0 and Firefox 1.0.1

While it did presume RealVNC was initially a threat (until instructed to ignore it on subsequent scans), it hasn't barked at either of the FireFox versions.

Journal Journal: Linux's Achilles Heel?

Just got this: Langa Letter: Linux's Achilles' Heel in a daily from Information Week. In it, Fred Langa suggests that Linux is not near as good as Windows simply because a certain piece of motherboard sound hardware doesn't work properly with several mainstream Linux distros, but it does on every version of Windows all the way back to Windows 95.

Journal Journal: Acceptable AUP? 2

What is an Acceptable AUP? The easy answer is that any AUP you are willing to agree to is. The better answer is more along the lines of what things you should never have to agree to and what things you should alway want to agree to.

I was playing poker the other night... with Tarot cards. I got a full house and 4 people died. -- Steven Wright