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Comment Re:the whole things an editor if you're brave enou (Score 1) 114

Another really important question is just how much of the world's creative potential is devoted to creating meta-inventions on top of rulesets intended for something else entirely rather than, say, bringing about world peace, curing cancer, feeding the hungry, or just plain moving out of your mom's basement.


The same could be said about JavaScript... ;^)

Comment Re: Practicality? (Score 1) 230

I don't think there is a single person out there who would elect to go through with having a child with disabilities if they had any practical choice in the matter.

Ah! That's where you'd be wrong. People do choose to have children with DS. (And it's not about the $s)

Comment Re:Um... (Score 2) 612

A Tale of Two Saturns:

1998 Saturn SL1, 1.8L engine, manual transmission - Highway 40+mpg; City 30+mpg; peppy and responsive

2001 Saturn SL1, 1.8L engine, automatic transmission - Highway 35+mpg; City ~22 mpg; sluggish

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.