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Comment Re:Please tell VMware (Score 1) 169

extract pepper flash from chrome to use in other browsers like Firefox!

While I know that Pepper Flash can be used in Chromium and Opera this way, how would you run it in Firefox?

Linux NPAPI Flash is in security patch only mode, and I think it will become completely unsupported in February 2017.

Comment Deja vu all over again. (Score 1) 236

You're still thinking the old way. Once you put everyone on one time zone, you just have to remember what time midday ("noon") happens in a particular locale. Then, simple arithmetic will take care of the rest.

You can do the exact same mental calculation with time zones as they currently exist. Either you remember different business hours or different times zones, but in either case you have to remember something, because these categories exist for reasons of actual difference that cannot be papered over.

This is one of those recurring topics that generate endlessly circular arguments on Slashdot and lend credence to the notion that we're all aspies arguing over tomato or tamato.

What is now proved was once only imagin'd. -- William Blake