Ah but that was then. I imagine these are more vector graphics than bitmaps. When you get your new 4k monitor, you'll understand why they have to change.
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Not necessarily - Wilko Johnson, a famous guitarist,was diagnosed with terminal and apparently inoperable, pancreatic cancer and decided to basically go out with a show - he refused chemo and organised a farewell tour.. and then a doctor got in touch to say he could cure it, and he now is. Which is good news, apart from the farewell tour not being a farewell any more.
Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge, UK. Give them a call, you never know.
I agree, I tweaked a few settings on my work FF (as work laptop is 4GB) and it shows 245MB private bytes used with 6 tabs open and doesn't show nay signs of slowness compared to the default 'cache up loads of stuff' settings.
I think the most important is the sessionhistory stuff as that can multiply how much back button pages are stored, per tab!
I think those are the only settings that I've changed WRT memory. Maybe they could do a pre-defined setting set that optimises FF for low-memory PCs.
not if its a walled garden that all the browsers (and W3C) specify and support. Then its a club that you can join if you like.... or go back to sitting on the steps outside whining at passersby, who don't really care.
I think you can generally blame Google for this, and I think one day they will wall off their part (in a Microsoft-eque de-facto standard) and then we'll be really unhappy with the internet.
what exactly is the negative feedback about?
I imagine its all kinds of stuff. I clicked the sad button when an upgrade made the pop-out hamburger menu thing instantly close itself. Turns out it was privacy badger plugin, but FF still got 'sad' feedback from me.
They also got valid 'sad' feedback from me too though., when an upgrade added the search box to the 'new tab' screen, all the thumbnails got quite a lot smaller, I complained about that and they did, fair play to them, make the thumbnails bigger in subsequent versions.
They say it can take just five minutes to unbox the equipment and start sending readings to online apps, including software tools from IBM. The box is made by Freescale and pricing will be between $50 and $200."
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The Linux distros would have done a lot better if they were codenamed after an animal, without the stupid adjective. Lucid Lynx - crap name. Lynx - acceptable name suitable to interest PHBs.
Its not so much the name but the sense that people who are coming up with these names are finding it amusing or humorous and so it comes across as unprofessional. Anybody who isn't already deeply into Linux and open source will look at such a name and think its a toy or joke, not something to bet the business on. This is why Microsoft sells Windows, if Linux wants to make inroads they have to appear professional first.
Its like putting your CV up for a job, if its full of schoolboy humour, jokes and nonsense, then you're never going to be invited to interview, no matter how good your qualifications, enthusiasm and intelligence are.
Is there a reliable and efficient process init and monitor server in the Kernel yet? I think that's what people would really be more interested in getting.
Well Toyota did release the MR2 in France....
Reminds me of this Muse video
Unfortunately music video producers are useless at science, he falls through and keeps going! Not only that, the video is much less than 42 minutes long.
And on server-side, it's as secure as anything. Probably more secure, as you get none of the memory issues or buffer overflow issues
Seriously? Have you looked at the CVEs for Java severside anytime recently?
The Double.parseDouble method in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 23 and earlier, 5.0 Update 27 and earlier, and 1.4.2_29 and earlier, as used in OpenJDK, Apache, JBossweb, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted string that triggers an infinite loop of estimations during conversion to a double-precision binary floating-point number, as demonstrated using 2.2250738585072012e-308.
or an oldie that you'll appreciate given your criticism of C/C++
Integer overflow in the embedded ICC profile image parser in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) before 1.5.0_11-b03 and 1.6.x before 1.6.0_01-b06, and Sun Java Runtime Environment in JDK and JRE 6, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 10 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_14 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_20 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (JVM crash) via a crafted JPEG or BMP file that triggers a buffer overflow.
Simple fact: *nothing* is as secure as you think, that's why you have to design your architecture with layers in mind. This applies to Java just as much as any other platform.
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I doubt its to make profit, lower costs so more people can benefit from justice... but that's hardly a bad thing.
I imagine it'll be an online way to submit forms and evidences by both parties (in a back-and-forth manner) which will be ruled upon when all the bits are uploaded.
The small claims court works pretty well, and it perhaps the model for the rest of the judiciary, but then the lawyers wouldn't be able to stretch out the case with bullshit and legalities to collect fees for longer.
dismiss the case with no ruling... because no one was deemed at fault
I just wonder what outcome you expected given those two statements?
I agree, but I think the reason some people do it is to do with some politicized ideology (usually left-wing) where established norms are broken down for entirely unjustified and selfish reasons.
Here in the UK we see the effects of this kind of new-think in the horrendous sex scandal in Rotherham, where its more important to be 'on message' than it is to deal with things. I know we can rewrite such sentences to be gender-neutral but again, this is allowing 'them' to affect our behaviour and way of thinking.
So I don't think this is pendulum swinging, but "political correctness", or attempted mind-control by people who want us to be afraid of what we think - for fear of being attacked for not conforming to their new reality. Pendulum swinging is where we have all-women shortlists or special girls-only STEM education programmes, reasonable to some extent I suppose as such are well-intentioned.
I may have put all that in too-conspiracy-theorist terms though, shows how difficult it is to discuss these things.