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Comment: Re:Lol (Score 3, Informative) 242

by omnichad (#49782683) Attached to: A Text Message Can Crash An iPhone and Force It To Reboot

Just because it's unlikely with a real text string doesn't mean that any of the text is invalid for a message. The text string should still not need to be changed. The bug only affects notifications, and it's clear that the text can be displayed just fine in conversation view.

This is almost certainly due to splitting multibyte characters on sub-character boundaries. That's a design problem, not a sanitizing problem.

Comment: Re:Navigation package still required (Score 2) 86

by omnichad (#49777293) Attached to: Hyundai Now Offers an Android Car, Even For Current Owners

And do you think a cheap little GPS receiver and software add that $1000? Most of that price goes to the touch screen and SoC. Really, most of that price goes to the fact that they are the only ones who can give it to you as a factory fit feature. So it's mostly extortion and not paying for any one piece of it.

Comment: Re: Force his hand..."Sue me! Sooner than later... (Score 1) 379

And how many parents sign or click agree to an agreement before entering a high school stadium. The most they could do is construe violating those policies as being trespassing and kick them out. They would still retain rights to the photos they took.

Comment: Re:Unless it was part of a contract..... (Score 1) 379

While all that's true, he didn't have a release from the athletes to post their likeness online. That's usually part of the standard parent signature form in athletics (I assume - I'm no athlete) but that would only affect photos taken under authority of the school. So the school has no standing, but the students and their parents might.

Comment: Re:Common sense prevails! (Only Partially!) (Score 1) 545

by omnichad (#49698349) Attached to: California Senate Approves School Vaccine Bill

Agreed. My wife may have an MTHFR mutation, which would give any potential future children serious risks to vaccination. Not having enough medical exceptions is what scares me about laws like this. We would have to rely on herd immunity, which of course this law would help with if it weren't for the fact that it would mandate vaccines to people who may be at risk from them.

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