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Comment: Re:Damn... (Score 1) 445

by ruir (#49558369) Attached to: Woman Behind Pakistan's First Hackathon, Sabeen Mahmud, Shot Dead
Are the modern Christian accepting of other faiths? How about the brouhaha about Wicca, the national news of the murdering of a redneck by people of the town because he was an atheist, and the regular punching of coloured people in the festivities that say happy holidays instead of happy xmas? And that is only what we know outside the USA.

Comment: Re:Damn... (Score 1) 445

by ruir (#49558355) Attached to: Woman Behind Pakistan's First Hackathon, Sabeen Mahmud, Shot Dead
It is normal moron. In fact 1.5 generations ago men in many parts of the west preferred them too. People in the west are conditioned too not like hair because then again it is also in line with the consumerists views, spending money to keep the hair out. I also remember that back when I lived in a country where the woman had none of facial hair, a mixed-race one with a very slight tone of hair in the arms could be quite erotic. I also look them shaved, however do not be a bigot. It IS perfectly normal, keep it on.

Comment: BS (Score 4, Insightful) 54

by ruir (#49554883) Attached to: Declassified Report From 2009 Questions Effectiveness of NSA Spying
They want to further the spying agenda, outlaw encryption and p2p technology because spying needs centralised servers (e.g. skype had to move to a centralized model), and want more funding. Gimme money money money. Ha, and they want to leer over your naked teen photos every time she crosses the border with her mobilel. And the code of your bank accounts and your emails too.

Comment: not enough noise over systemd (Score 2) 398

by ruir (#49554791) Attached to: Debian 8 Jessie Released
This beta crap has been imposed over us unnecessarily and politically. Debian also got out of its way and is updating all servers to systemd without our asking, and without any visible dependencies, breaking configurations in the process. This is far more than "noise", what you have is fellow technicians and users, your customers and peers, for christ sake, telling you they are not happy. Many of us that have been months already using Debian with systemd pinned a testimonial that this would not be a required situation. To add insult to injury, everyone that speaks about this tabu is told to suck it up, man up, or that just is making noise. This is the antithesis of Debian and opensource. Debian and linux in spirit is about choice and flexibility, and many of us deflected from Windows and other flavours of Unix just because of that. We have been betrayed and sold. To the ones that say this was a consensual and democratic process. A true free and open process would be to include a choice at installation/upgrade time between the choices. If I do have a choice on the web server, on the DNS server, on the mail server, even on the kernel, on the shell that I deliver for my users, despite having defaults, than why, for christ sake, is systemd being rammed down our throats? Get a grip you and honestly, fuck you all. xxxx

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