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Comment: Re:That's unfortunate (Score 3, Interesting) 430

by mraeormg (#45868465) Attached to: Cairo 2D Graphics May Become Part of ISO C++
While AGG is one of the most cleanest and high quality 2D rendering APIs, it's improbable that AGG will be accepted by the c++ committee, Herb Sutter works for microsoft, and AGG's author is very critical of many graphical features of windows, like the sub par font rendering. An example of this is the the dialog window for enabling high dpi font scaling.
http://i1.wp.com/www.istartedsomething.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/12/dpi480_3_l.jpg

Comment: Re: sata is slower than thunderblot 2 (Score 1) 234

by mraeormg (#45833309) Attached to: Apple's New Mac Pro Gets High Repairability Score
No there is not enough bandwidth. 3x 4k 60hz screens use up all of the bandwith. That's why you either have 6x regular lowres screens or 3x 4k screens. The bandwidth is the limitation.

Next version of some display interface (displayport 2.0?) will even use compressed video because of bandwidth limitations.

Comment: Re:Who takes apart their laptop? (Score 2) 234

by mraeormg (#45832791) Attached to: Apple's New Mac Pro Gets High Repairability Score
Stop right there.

"literally" and "legitimately" are useless concepts in this case.

*legal* is the word your looking for.

In EU batteries MUST be separable by the consumer to make the consumer able to sort out different kind of waste when ditching the product, else the product is illegal. It's a shame Apple has been able to circumvent the environment laws with products so far. They tried, and in essence succeeded, with iPhone1, it had soldered battery, they had to change that, iPhone3 and newer has only glued batteries.

Loose bits sink chips.

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