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Comment: Re:Money *needs* to be removed from Politics ... (Score 1) 177

Yes it is a form of "soft" censorship. So be it. We have to sacrifice some ideals to avoid living in a corporate waste-land. Tradeoffs tradeoffs.

You are free to tune out and make all that money worthless and put the people you want on the ballot.

What "works" for you or me doesn't necessarily scale to the rest of voters.

Comment: It depends (Score 1) 92

by Tablizer (#48919779) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Makes a Great Software Developer?

The best "lone wolf" developers probably use something like Lisp and a high amount of math-like abstraction to crank out vast amounts of features in a short time.

However, a good team programmer knows how OTHER typical programmers think and read code, and writes code that is easy for them to navigate, digest, and change. Team programming is more like authoring a good technical manual, not clever gee-whiz tricks.

Comment: Re: Open source code is open for everyone (Score 2) 154

by Billly Gates (#48917809) Attached to: Serious Network Function Vulnerability Found In Glibc

"You people"?

Gee a little insecure are we? News flash software is software and has bugs. It doesn't matter which license it is under. It still is software and no being from Microsoft doesn't make it insecure by default anymore than being GNU makes it more secure.

Yes Apple, Google, and Microsoft are mentioned here when a serious flaw is discovered. Why should Linux or anything GNU get a free pass?

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.