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Comment Re:More nation-wrecking idiocy (Score 1) 592

I'd like to see "reasonable and prudent" that Montana had come back, and to be made nationwide for rural highway zones.

Why?

200mph on rural highways with very light traffic in good weather conditions is very safe, especially once you're in the Midwest.

I'd also like to see 45mph in very busy highway interchanges (downtown Providence, I'm looking at you) strictly enforced. Besides our interstates were designed for safe travel at 120-130mph based on 1960s vechicle technology (crappy suspensions, steering boxes, drum brakes) not modern vehicles where your average family sedan offers better performance than that era's sports and muscle cars.

I would also like to see turn indicators and rights of way enforced as well (and in that vein, I also want a pony!)

I'd like to see actual problems enforced (reckless driving, failure to yield the right of way, failure to use turn indicators (when others are around*), merging properly (merging lanes and on and off ramps have no legal speed limit to encourage smooth merging. DON'T come to a dead stop at the bottom of an onramp or end of merge lane because you can accelerate as fast as needed to merge smoothly then slow back to the posted limit on the highway you just merged) and driving too slowly (hindering the flow of traffic) and maintaining control of the vehicle (rather than meandering between three lanes at random while you're arguing with your ex) rather than needless laws such as "no handheld cellphone use" because the law is unnecessary when so many laws already cover the real problems. Reckless driving unfortunately goes unenforced most of the time.

*the determining factor driving whether indicators are legally required

Comment Re:Deny ALL Cookies (Score 1) 421

> Yes, I know you can put a god damn session id in the URL query string, but that's annoying, unreliable, and insecure. IF someone navigates your website for a bit, puts some stuff in the shopping cart, then just goes back to your homepage by stripping everything but the domain name off the URL...TADA!!! You've lost their session!!! Or if they jump to a different part of your website via a bookmark from a previous session...TADA!!!! You've lost their session. Or if they copy their URL and pass it to someone else/post it on a forum...TADA!!!! Someone else is now using their session (yes, you can "solve" that issue by linking the session by a secondary authentication variable like IP, but then you run the risk of having your website broken for anyone that moves between IP addresses).

It will be like experiencing 1997's web all over again!

Comment Re:Prediction: FF at 2% of the market by Dec 2016 (Score 1) 182

I'd wager that most of the firefox use now is by IT personnel who use it for its extensions, and Mozilla has been alienating us by breaking functionality at every step - breaking flash, breaking java, and of course, completely excluding code for low-bit cryptography, which forces us to use multiple browser versions to get to out of band management on older boxes and appliances. I can see disabling older crypo algorithms by default, but don't exclude it from the project.

Same with unsigned or self-signed extensions - is every IT shop going to make their extensions available on the Firefox extensions repo? hell no! We're not accepting Firefox updates any more thanks to the mess that this is going to introduce. Sure, disable unsigned extensions by default, but give us the option to enable installation of them again - even if the preference name needs to be created by the user, but at least make it available.

Mozilla, you're alienating what's left of your userbase... and with your retiring Thunderbird... what userbase are you going to have left?

Brilliant.. simply brilliant. Good job, Mozilla.

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