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Hah! New keyboard revenge:
No, sir, *you* suck.
I am responsible for an extremely sensitive real time transaction system.
My company operates in a bit of a panic mode due to the nature of the revenue flow. We ma*e contingency plans for even tiny things. The CEO is absolutely brutal over any thing that smells li*e ris*.
What really burns is the lac* of a decent budget.
It's called being prudent. And you can *iss my hairy balls.
* my "cay" *ey just bro*e. Cats + water glass with straw on des* = straw-now-cat-toy and wet *eyboard.
It's about money. No budget for Redhat.
This whole story is unnerving.
CentOS is widely used in datacenters due to it's red-hattyness, it's Long Term Support, and conservative adoption of whizbang.
It's by far my favorite distrobution for important servers.
I have already had two meetings over this and had my team start their proposals for alternate LTS distros and a migration plan. I am sure I am not the only one.
If the CentOS project manages to remove this single point of failure I think confidence will return. But I think I'll keep my projects going for a while just in case.
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From the report:
"In light of UCLAPD's general use of force policy and its specific policies on pain compliance techniques, Officer 2's three applications of the Taser, taken together, were out of policy. Officer 2 did not take advantage of other options and opportunities reasonably available to de-escalate the situation without the use of the Taser. Reasonable campus police officers, upon assessing the circumstances, likely would have embraced different choices and options that appear likely to have been more consistent both with UCLAPD policy and general best law enforcement practices.""
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Have you ever been on the other side of an outsourced (as in india/thialand/china/japan) sw dev project? What a NIGHTMARE. Awful code, long hours of conf calls just to explain we want "push" instead of "pull"... Then to wake up the next day and have it wrong still.
MS does nothing without it's own profit margins in interest. It's corporate psychopathy. Can you say Enron?