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Comment: Re:Let the pandering begin! (Score 1) 292

by pjt33 (#46757281) Attached to: Is Crimea In Russia? Internet Companies Have Different Answers

My understanding is that the governments in Beijing and Taipei agree that there is only one China, which includes the territory effectively governed by Beijing and the territory effectively governed by Taipei. The point of disagreement is which of them is the lawful government of the whole thing.

Comment: Re:It's not just the implementation (Score 4, Insightful) 445

by pjt33 (#46722799) Attached to: Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake

If your job is to process a formally defined struct, you are not going to review the struct in an attempt to change the standard.

The developer who wrote this code also wrote the spec, as part of his PhD research. To me the more worrying aspect of this whole affair is that OpenSSL accepted into the trunk an extension which at the time hadn't even reached "Proposed standard" status (and still doesn't seem to have progressed beyond it).

Comment: Re:TCP slow start (Score 1) 115

by pjt33 (#46699235) Attached to: Google Chrome 34 Is Out: Responsive Images, Supervised Users

Should be possible to do it with range requests, surely? But it's a chicken-and-egg problem, because there's no point adding the overhead of testing whether the server supports ranges until PJPEG is more widespread, and the current status quo doesn't seem to motivate many people to use PJPEG.

Comment: Re:Okay, but... (Score 1) 144

by pjt33 (#46665343) Attached to: Hacker Holds Key To Free Flights

Interesting. Which airlines do you fly with? I mainly fly Ryanair or EasyJet, and they don't assign seats unless you pay. (I'm not sure, but I half suspect it's a ploy to make people get to the gate early so that they can be at the front of the queue). It's a while since I flew Air Nostrum, so I can't remember how they do it.

Mathematics deals exclusively with the relations of concepts to each other without consideration of their relation to experience. -- Albert Einstein