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Comment: I always have a chuckle (Score 1) 319

by johnsnails (#49082779) Attached to: Java Vs. Node.js: Epic Battle For Dev Mindshare
Whenever I think about this difference given for java and JavaScript given on SO One is essentially a toy, designed for writing small pieces of code, and traditionally used and abused by inexperienced programmers. The other is a scripting language for web browsers. http://stackoverflow.com/quest...

Comment: Re:Wait, which part is he sorry about now? (Score 0) 106

Yup that is what I was referring too!

But don't get me wrong, I am with you(Narcocide) on the +5 Insightful! I more just meant the cynicism we hold for NSA is such that we assume that when they appologise, its for getting caught not for doing wrong.

Comment: Re:kde5 (Score 1) 84

by johnsnails (#48790879) Attached to: KDE Frameworks 5.3 and Plasma 2.1 – First Impressions
KDE5 or what ever the correct thing to call it is, is WAY more functional then kde4 when it first came out. But at this point I don't see a compelling reason to upgrade on my day-2-day machine. But dont see myself waiting too long either.

From a user perspective, it just feels like a modern skin with super fast hassle free search. So shouldn't be to long before I upgrade (I hope).

Comment: kde5 (Score 4, Insightful) 84

by johnsnails (#48790671) Attached to: KDE Frameworks 5.3 and Plasma 2.1 – First Impressions
Visually, kde5 is really nice, but not nice enough or stable enough or feature rich enough to upgrade from 4 at the moment.
Im sure the people who grew up on kde 3 said the same about kde4 when it came out but early adopters like me put up with it because it was shiny and had not realised how powerful kde 3 was.

The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected. -- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June 1972

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