Going to pay to upgrade our apps and pay a few hundred thousand for consultants to test our websites? How nice
This blows as we need IE 8 at work and use YouTube for uploading videos.
Until 2020 the world is not ready as IE 8 is the defacto standard in China and corporate America??
I bet other civilizations failed to travel outside their star system because they devoted all their energy to trying to solve the Fermi Paradox.
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.
That's what they get for using double underscores in function names.
Paul Graham partially credits Lisp for making him rich via his store-site start-up, despite having viable competitors. The company that bought him out eventually converted it to a more conventional language stack for day-to-day maintenance.
The next probe will be Zombie 2.
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.
Indeed. My theory is that many of those mysterious gamma-ray bursts are civilizations earning a Galactic Darwin award.
"Hey look, we can create mini anti-black-holes in our la ~ ^ & [NO CARRIER]
Come on google! Scare em good, start the NYC and LA rollouts.
C is like a powerful table saw. Don't practice safety and know what you are doing and you lose a limb. Powerful but not all should play with one.
Because C is cool and Java and flash suck. Get with the program
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?