Interesting... your theory and $1 will get you a cup of coffee
Or the Puppies' nominees simply weren't worthy of the award. The fans speak
Considering the number of writers that pulled their own nomination when the Puppies floated it, it was the Puppies that started this political war.
6 months is not "quite a while". Come back in 10 years...
He is right though, "boxen" is idiot-speak.
I don't really get all the hate here towards Windows 10...
It was really flaky at first
You answered your own question in two sentences
Works entering the public domain provide an economic benefit to future generations.
Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Dickens works have been public domain for quite some time. What economic benefits have been gained so far? Nothing, other than getting those works for free.
Bullshit, people have been sampling and remixing public domain works for years and have created new works of value. To say the public domain has no economic benefit for new creators is terribly short-sighted.
Plenty of users of the BSDs contribute their changes back. Yahoo and Apple are both rather giving in this respect. Part of the reasoning is that once you make your change proprietary you then have to effectively fork the code and continue all maintenance yourself. For infrastructure changes its simply easier to contribute the change back. If someone keeps one bit proprietary and submits ten other bits back as a result of keeping that bit proprietary I still consider that a win.
See I choose not to be a dumb fuck and live in a state that is going to fall in the ocean if it doesn't burn to death before then. And because I choose better then you, I am going to make fun of you for your stupid fucking decision.
And the winner of the most insufferable little twat award goes to...
I have mixed feeling about this, it seems discriminatory against the good looking...
How so? Good looking people can still sell from a booth, they just need to be appropriately dressed.
Therapyst are the cancer of modern society
At least you parade your ignorance in your first sentence.
This is precisely why the OP mentioned it, as it would be reformatted with Linux. Slightly older ThinkPads work GREAT with Linux.
I rest my case
"The hands that help are better far than the lips that pray." -- Robert G. Ingersoll