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Comment: Re:Windows 7 != Vista (Score 4, Funny) 785

by joranbelar (#26434381) Attached to: In-Depth With the Windows 7 Public Beta

Wow, if 7even is that much better than 6ix was, I can't wait until 8ight comes out.

I only have 2wo questions for you: since you installed 3hree different versions (one even be4our it was officially released), did you find that 9ine times out of 10en, the 60ixty-4our bit version lacked driver support four your devices?

And also, are you aware that the number "seven" does not, in fact, begin with a "7"?

Comment: Re:It does not work like that... (Score 1) 766

by joranbelar (#26358851) Attached to: Obama Picks RIAA's Favorite Lawyer For Top DoJ Post

You actually get to "moderate" "posts" of several dozen people. In fact, the other posts are possibly the more important ones to moderate since they affect your daily life a lot more than the celebrities at the top of the ticket.

Unfortunately, most people ignore the posts that they should be paying attention to and instead get wrapped up in the national hype. But it's all the politician's fault, not the idiot voters who don't pay attention to local races.

Oops, I think my metaphor broke down there somewhere. Sorry.

Comment: Re:I'll take that up and defend Obama. (Score 1) 766

by joranbelar (#26358805) Attached to: Obama Picks RIAA's Favorite Lawyer For Top DoJ Post

I think the problem people are having is that the "Obama" ideal meant a completely different thing to each and every person who voted for him. Every one of them thought Obama's goals and desires lined up 1:1 with their own personal wishes. So, naturally, as they find out that they were completely deluded and/or projecting, they'll be a bit testy.

You can please some of the people some of the time, etc., etc. I wouldn't fault Obama for that.

Comment: Re:And so it begins (Score 1) 766

by joranbelar (#26358601) Attached to: Obama Picks RIAA's Favorite Lawyer For Top DoJ Post

Newsflash, that's the whole point. We just experienced a record voter turnout, so the whole "apathetic voter" meme can probably go away.

What people are suddenly realizing is that voting doesn't _matter_. It's the unelected political appointees that are the "real" government. And they're pretty much all scum-suckers.

The goal of Computer Science is to build something that will last at least until we've finished building it.