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Comment: Re:Shocking (Score 1) 409

by jaq1an (#45967033) Attached to: Lawsuit: Oracle Called $50K 'Good Money For an Indian'

I'm shocked. Oracle has always seemed like one the more reputable companies, willing to compete fairly, not obsessed with gouging its customers, and nary an evil bone in their corporate body. I can't imagine them hiring or promoting people that would act like this.

you wouldnt be saying that if you ever used their software,

Comment: Re:Why are you so obsessed with genealogy ? (Score 1) 292

by jaq1an (#34614762) Attached to: Best Open Source Genealogy Software?
Its not just Americans. I'm Irish (not Irish-American, born, raised and still living in Ireland) and I'm interested. In some ways the USA is luckier as being a country of immigrants they have had to keep good records whereas many of the records in Ireland have been destroyed delibertly by the govt. or in war by anti-govt or just never created. It was a great way to reconnect with lost family members and to learn more about the family history.

An Ada exception is when a routine gets in trouble and says 'Beam me up, Scotty'.