"gotten" instead of "contracted", perhaps.
I tried Ceph at around 5 computers for two weeks and experienced dataloss (reported the bug). They have probably fixed it by now.
After that, I switched to MooseFS, which works great (although it's not as advanced as Ceph). MooseFS has done a great job for a year now.
Only package maintainers should have to care about the underlying directory structure. Developers provide autoconf/scons/cmake/... scripts. Users can use the GUI and store their documents in their Documents folder. Never mind the Powerusers, they will always feel that things are either too advanced or too dumbed down, until they become Developers (tm).
Not true anymore with ssd drives around. Would agree in 1997.
It wasn't me, it was my hand.
It's ironic how the law system in "the land of the free" is all about money.
In reference to "if the other guy compiles and doesn't challenge them", I think you meant complies. Compilation is fun too though:
The event will host speakers including Dr Vint Cerf, chief internet evangelist at Google, and Dr Lawrence Lessig, founder of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society.
Get your sleeping bags and popcorn ready!
Judge: "The prosecution did not succeed in presenting persuasive evidence of his involvement in infringing copyright law,"
Apparently, Allofmp3 paid paid part of its income to ROMS, the Russian organisation which collects and distributes fees for copyright holders.
A Russian comment: "99 cent? That's the price for two bottles of wodka here. Nobody cann affort to pay that much for a MP3 file."