well thanks for reading...i misinterpreted the tone of your response
We are, of course, talking about MSN Messenger which is a client server instant messaging program similar to ICQ.
get over yourself...we're all impressed you know the back-end differences between programs that send text from one computer to another....but it's ***completely irrelevant***
Of course you are wrong; that was not the same
yes, they are...they are the "same" in every way that matters to this discussion...you're trolling by saying this, because those backend programming details are not relevant to a discussion about IM services being ended
the joy/wonder of instant messages were that they went *from any computer to any computer*
****that's what people have nostalgia for****
no one has nostalgia for MSN Messenger...maybe nostalgia thinking of how M$ tried to force you to use it systemically...sort of like sarcastic nostalgia for a horrible teacher in high school....sarcastic nostalgia
if you're dumb enough to misinterpret those quotation marks, and feel so strongly about pointing it out that you take the time to post a comment then you deserve to be humbled
responding to dumb/troll comments appropriately can involve vitriol
what does that prove?
the WHATWG is the only reason HTML/CSS has had any relevant improvements and, most importantly, ****the W3C has been purposefully hampering HTML/CSS development****
if I'm right it's a big f-ing deal...no one has presented any counterpoint...
I know who invented the damn internet (not Behrners-Lee or Gore) and the whole notion that the abstraction that is the "world wide web" was somehow important to the **actual internet** is ridiculous
nit picking? i never put up a nit for you to pick! you're putting words in my mouth
non-tech media types say "Tim Behner's Lee, the man who invented the internet" all the time...it is a *common misconception*
Behner's-Lee didn't do anything especially noteworthy in the development of the internet...the 'world wide web' is just a marketing phrase...not noteworthy...his technical contributions were as part of a working group and many others have done much more noteworthy work
your comment is a good way to incite off-topic controversy and deflect attention from the **content of my post**
which is actually important stuff...think about what I've presented and stop being a grammar nazi
can we give the WHATWG the credit they deserve now?
the W3C (including "inventor of the internet" Behrners-Lee) intentionally retarded the development of new HTML & CSS standards in order to push for 'baked-in' DRM/tracking capability...
they couldn't get the changes into a version of HTML, so they sat on their thumbs and used process to keep HTML from progressing...repeat: W3C tried to keep new development of HTML from happening
we only have HTML5 & CSS3 because of WHATWG...look at the W3C...they **still** are on some 22.214.171.124 version of HTML
let's get HTML5.1 across all platforms and make it the permanent development channel...it practically is so already, but I want to see people integrate this important truth of the **development of the whole internet** into their (your!) schema for tech
but I'm asking if y'all think GitHub is becoming facebook for haxxorz
ok...thanks for the reply...
download code off of it and use it, it's a hub of git repositories
now we can converse...see...what is a 'git'...as in GitHub...it's a "hub" for "gits"...
this is a 'git': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G...
it's is a software program that is used as **version control for making other software programs**
the version control system is not the program/code you are making...they are two separtate things completely...theoretically a text editor, discipline, and good filenames is all you need for "version control"
GitHub is a storage for *code*...not just "gits"....and we all know code is just alpha/numberic
so, in practice, as I said, it seems GitHub is becoming a kind of facebook for the 1337 haxxor set, b/c people can use it to show off their personal coding projects and use GitHub's space to host their own website
so the whole "git" thing is confusing because of how they bandy about words with overlapping meanings...but that's not the main point...my main question is about if others think GitHub is the facebook for haxxorz
another dumbly worded
first, **no one** no, not one solitary jurisdiction or device maker is even considering "recording their work at all times"
the cameras have an on/off switch...where they are deployed now (yes, several jurisdictions have them now: http://www.policefoundation.or...) police are instructed to turn them on for any response to any crime or an indication thereof
so, this whole entire poll, and most of the discussion following, is completely skewed...bad polling really harms discussion...it seems trivial but it frames how our whole community debates the topic
obviously, it's better to have more data from a crimescene so this is good...it sounds like when it is already in use the officers have a workaday approach to integrating it into their workflow
debating the privacy implications is entirely dependent on the question of ****when they will be used**** and the poll's phrasing undercuts any attempt at answering
abstract wacky names are antagonistic to rational thought...I'm **right** for expecting the name of thing to somehow relate to what it does...especially when a well understood nomenclature exists
that criticism, of the hype/nonsense language which causes users confusion, is valid...you can disagree, and hell even validly criticize my language usage, but whether or not your dumb business uses it has no bearing on my criticism of the name/function/marketing GitHub uses
GitHub has become a facebook.com alternative for the 1337 haxxor set and alot of people use it for free hosting to put up a personal site
that's my experience anyway...the idea is great, a website that hosts code for coding projects...but the whole abstraction layer of calling it a 'Git' still irks me...it's not a 'git' it's a computer file that contains code...
any frequent uses of GitHub care to comment? what does
haha i'm invoking the Stallman rule and hereby claim your 4 digit UID as my pwn...** jnik (1733) claimed**...i will now add it to my collection that I wear as charms on my necklace
ripping a DVD you either purchased legally (new or used) OR you legally borrowed from a library is LEGAL
it's fair use under the DMCA
now, if you put the DVD rip file on a filesharing network, maybe that's unethical, and if you charged money for it somehow that's illegal
ripping a DVD is fair use...selling or mass distributing is illegal...really if you don't understand these things you don't really belong here...i can't *actually* take your UID but you took it yourself, by posing as an AC instead of as 'jnik'...if you actually believed what you were saying you wouldn't need to post as AC...UID claimed in spirit
Microsoft's new certification process, in particular, asks for clear and accurate names that "reflect the functionality of the app,"
i lol'ed at the part in bold....
M$ is not the worst offender but there up there...'zune',
i'll probably never choose to use a M$ product for the rest of my life...but maybe this is a sign they are wising up?
hey, jnik, judging by your UID# & the text of your comment you've been away from the internet since about 1996...
there are many free/shareware DVD rippers that circumvent that DRM