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Comment Re:They've been going about it wrong for years (Score 1) 202

A "Swiss watch" means that it follows the 'Ordinance regulating the use of the name "Swiss" on watches', which also includes quartz watches.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

It might be that in your locale it is commonly taken to mean a purely mechanical watch, but that isn't the same the whole world over.

Comment Re:Git Is Not The Be All End All (Score 1) 245

On the "single source of truth" point, I don't think this is incompatible with distributed version control. Just make it your policy that a given repository is the canonical source.

If their existing SCM application is working for them, and they're happy with it, then it's perfectly fine.

Agreed.

Comment Re:Beware journald... (Score 1) 379

Are you using some magic shell which understands the syntax of every executable command line in the system? I want me one of those.

No magic shell, just bash. I knows what you tell it. Lots of distros take care to provide this sort of support, I couldn't comment on arch. Perhaps you're missing some bash-completion package? See e.g. https://github.com/RoadRunnr/s...

Comment Stimulated emission and depletion (Score 4, Interesting) 182

The "one beam going through a doughnut beam" technique is well known through STED microscopy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STED_microscopy

STED is a superresolution technique for imaging when using fluorophores.

This is a very nice idea using the technique in a different way for a different application.

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