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Comment: Re:IE (Score 1) 236

by musicalwoods (#29598991) Attached to: Mozilla Slams Chrome Frame As "Browser Soup"
AMCAS for AAMC applications (MD med school applications in the US) requires not only IE6, IE7, FF2 or FF3, but also that you are running WinXP, WinVista, or OS X. If you try accessing the site without one of these combinations, you are rerouted to an error page. It is really frustrating for someone that uses Linux PCs 90% of the time.

On top of that, there is no problem with using FF3.5 on any OS if you complement it with User Agent Switcher.

Comment: Re:Did I miss something? (Score 1) 195

by musicalwoods (#28829021) Attached to: Google Latitude Arrives For the iPhone — As a Web App
Well, I also think that Google has shown that their vision for web apps extends into offline mode ala Google Gears and multitasking via tabs. In this particular instance, if the web app is not open on the iPhone, it cannot record your location. They thought if they could use it as a special app, it would be able to update your location while you are doing other things.

Comment: Re:The only thing I got out of TFA... (Score 1) 320

by musicalwoods (#28680175) Attached to: Shuttleworth's Take On GNOME 3.0, Coordination with Debian
Heh, you have nailed why I dislike iTunes and the iPod firmware so much. I meticulously organize my music into the categories I want and iTunes will not properly categorize the music the way I want. Sure I could make a lot of playlists, but I cannot create "sub-playlists."

Comment: Re:Good News For Once (Score 2, Insightful) 195

by musicalwoods (#28285483) Attached to: French Three-Strikes Law Ruled Unconstitutional
I wish I had mod points right now.

There really does need to be a "sunset law" for all laws, a "fourth body", or even one committee in congress that focuses on repealing or revising outdated laws in national, state, and local governing bodies.

There really is no reason for whaling to be illegal in so many land-locked US states.

Comment: Re:Whoa! ATT sucks balls? (Score 1) 789

by musicalwoods (#28259557) Attached to: iPhone Users Angry Over AT&T Upgrade Policy

Hello, you obviously don't live here. There is ONE other national GSM carrier in the US besides AT&T, that is T-Mobile and their 3G network is weak at best (or at least is vastly less mature).

Nextly, that doesn't matter much if you want a subsidy from the sole official provider of the iPhone in the US.


Comment: Re:Sure they only care about us... (Score 2, Insightful) 69

by musicalwoods (#27505947) Attached to: Boxee Launches New API

What BS. They only do this to make money. ... I hope it works, but don't try to scam me into thinking it's for the good of the community.

Why are people so enraged over this? To me it sounds like they built a repository system where other repositories can be added, which is, in my opinion, essential for a remote-driven system. Why would you want to get up, go over to a keyboard, find the plugin from the site you want, download, and then install it when you can just click over to the 'app store' and push one button to download and install.

Also, if other people want to put a lot of time and effort into their plugins and then charge for them, why not? I wouldn't buy them anyway. If I was that upset that someone is charging for something that should be offered for free, I'd make my own damn plugin and release it.

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. -- Isaac Asimov