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Comment: Energy saving vs winter conditions. (Score 1) 376

by norttipertti (#46226625) Attached to: Laser Headlights Promise More Intense, Controllable Beams

So, new laser lights run with less energy consumption and cooler than traditional headlights. So either you waste energy on a heater that keeps lights clear of ice and snow or keep stopping often to scrape ice off the headlights.

I think I'll stay with the old technology.

Comment: Trellis works for me (Score 1) 321

by norttipertti (#27015745) Attached to: Best FOSS Help Desk Software For Small Firms?
I have been using Trellis ( ) both as a helpdesk and as a problem tracking and management solution between housing cooperatives and building maintenance companies.
It's completely open source and quite easy to modify to different needs.
Creating tickets with e-mail piping sucks big time out of the box, but like I said - easy to modify...

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