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Comment Re:Vulnerabilities (Score 1) 272

And you think it's reasonable for the average person to read and understand a 325 page EULA []?

I see what you did there. EULA is really only 10 pages. The rest of the pages is the same EULA translated to other languages.

Implying that the EULA is 325 pages of pertinent text in the readers native language is a bit disingenuous, no?

Comment Re:Silly idealist! (Score 1) 540

Do you really think that they paid 78% of their income to the government as taxes?

Even if you take out that 78% was the marginal rate, i.e. 78% of everything over $1million (or whatever it was) there were still tax shelters that they could use to reduce their gross income.

Do you really think that now is the only time there are/were rich people influencing the government for breaks?

Comment Re:Hydrophobic? (Score 2) 173

Our current president answered the question pretty similarly: "What I've said to them is that I believe that God created the universe and that the six days in the Bible may not be six days as we understand it ... it may not be 24-hour days, and that's what I believe. I know there's always a debate between those who read the Bible literally and those who don't, and I think it's a legitimate debate within the Christian community of which I'm a part. My belief is that the story that the Bible tells about God creating this magnificent Earth on which we live -- that is essentially true, that is fundamentally true. Now, whether it happened exactly as we might understand it reading the text of the Bible: That, I don't presume to know."

Comment Re:Oh, lookie! (Score 1) 500

Also remember that XP was coming out around the same time that Mac OS X debuted, but XP did not have that name until after Apple announced Mac OS X.
I remember reading stories about it and when MS was asked what XP meant, they replied "Experience".

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