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Comment Full Circle. (Score 2) 68

It seemed like it took forever for Firefox 1.0 to be released back when I was using Firefox .8 and .9. I remember people sarcastically complaining numerous times in the forums back then that the developers were trying to create an operating system and not a browser. Well, here we are a little over 10 years later talking about Firefox OS's new payment system. I wonder how much, if any, of that source code from the pre-one-point-oh release is still in Firefox today. Is there any of it in FFox OS? I know I sure never thought there would be a market for a Firefox OS back in 2003. Kudos to the mozilla team.

Comment Oblig (Score 1) 325

Friar Tuck: This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord intended a more divine means of consumption. Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty by learning about... BEER.

Comment Not just programmers. (Score 0) 617

IT staff
Support Staff
Customer Service
Even some service industry jobs like hotel staff

All being H1-B'ed and frequently subsidized at the taxpayer's expense.
This country's government has no sense of how to do anything but keep
itself in power and fully funded. As long as the corporates support them
financially and politically, expect more of the same legislation that has brought
us to this point.

Comment Re:End the boondoggle (Score 1) 419

Many years working on a farm provides me with experience and far more knowledge of the situation than someone who did not.
  I stated two problems. These were indisputable facts.

I added in that IF you factored in the other incidentals, usage jumped significantly more. Again, not anything but 2+2 there.

I called no one's numbers B.S. and in fact, stated " that I'm not sure that there is a net energy gain from using corn to produce fuel fit for internal combustion engines."

Could it be that you know you have no ground to stand on and that is why you hide behind AC? Go crawl back under your bridge, troll.

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Comment Re:End the boondoggle (Score 1) 419

I totally considered that. But we're talking about fuel usage here and I only used the heating of the farmer's house as an example of other smaller factors to consider when running a farm. Yes, all those things have to be done. I'm OK with that being done as long as there is a gain to be had. There simply isn't a net gain when trying to use corn as fuel. Try to pick apart the argument all you want, the numbers do not support a pro-ethanol position. Uses more energy to produce it than it provides.

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it. -- C. Schulz