all 'bout that base
'bout that base
'bout that base....
By the time the bureaucrats finish, less than $1 will be available to split amongst all us wronged consumers.
Some people don't have a broadband connection to support streaming media. It is a lot cheaper to rent a DVD or three each month than to support a broadband connection. It doesn't make them crazy.
Some people watch movies and other things that aren't available on streaming, but are available on DVD. It doesn't make them crazy.
Now, it is true that there are a lot of crazy people who don't have a broadband connection. And there are a lot of crazy people who watch movies and other things that aren't available on streaming. But that doesn't imply that renting DVDs is proof of being crazy.
It may just be a symptom!
The beta was released in 1989. 25 years ago.
Which makes a perfect farce of the notion that many eyes make all bugs shallow.
1) We don't know when the bug was introduced, although it's clear that it was quite some time ago.
2) I defy you to name any version of any reasonably complex software that is guaranteed to be free of exploitable bugs. It's been shown by people much smarter than me that it's mathmatically impossible to do so. (Just one example thread discussing the problem.)
The difference is that with OSS, they all will eventually get found and fixed. The same can't be said of closed source software.
That does not compute.