Both sides are relentlessly comparing each other to Nazi Germany. The Russians claim that Nazi-like fascist radicals led the coup and the Ukrainians claim that the Russians are behaving like Nazi Germany at the outset of World War II. It's like a bad internet argument.
Without patent protection, a lot of software won't enter the market because copycats who haven't done any R&D to create an innovative product will have the same access/edge as people who created the product.
If this assumption were true, then wine should be able to run every piece of software published for MS Windows = Win7 flawlessly by now.
DavidHumus notes: Maybe the bigger question is why is CEO pay so entirely disconnected from company performance?
In other words: There is also the possibility that not employing that bigshot VP would mean the company performs better and those burger flippers would make more money.
I'm not going to waste my time with a GPL library that I can't use.
So why is it that you can't use these GPL libraries?
You have five corrections but you only count four?
He's probably from the Spanish inquisition.
>Actually, [...] churches [...] don't satisfy the "yleishyödyllisyys" (general benefit for society) requirement [...]
A keen observation.
You are completely disingenuous. As a practical matter, it will not be simple to "sideload" 3rd party software on a Steambox. It will practically impossible for another store to compete on this platform.
Nonsense: SteamBox is a computer with Debian + Steam + some specific drivers and some tweaking. Everything that is available for Debian can be directly installed on SteamOS.
If the mission failed, would they admit it, or release some photos anyway? (Could they get away with it?)
No, because ESA helps during the whole mission.
AMD/ATI has never attempted to even approach NVidia's commitment to make hardware run well with Linux.
Ah, that's why AMD publishes specifications and supports the community implementing free drivers.
Concerning impact factors, they seem a little indirect.
Actually, it's worse, journal rank is unscientific and counter productive. Unfortunately, the bean counters seem to love it.