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Comment Re:But... but? (Score 1) 167 167

This post reminds me of how much confusion the YouTube login systems have caused. I've been using YouTube since 2006, so I think I now have: Two separate "YouTube accounts", a "Google account", and a "Google Plus account". I'm still not clear on the distinction between all of these, how they are linked (between themselves and between other Google services), etc.

Comment Re:What's performance enhancing? (Score 1) 154 154

I've actually heard the same thing from someone else, that they did really good at pool while tripping. I wonder why that is, maybe it's got something to do with the geometry of the shots, of pattern recognition? I'm no stranger to tripping either, but I've never played pool on a trip, and I can't think of anything else.

Comment Re:What's performance enhancing? (Score 1) 154 154

I can say anecdotally that methamphetamine does significantly increase FPS performance (back in those days it was CS:S in particular). I didn't keep a log of my kill/death ratio, but I knew what I usually scored, and I knew what I was scoring the night I was tweaked out was better.

Comment Re:Why are websites dragging their feet on this? (Score 1) 93 93

Is there any documentation that this is/was actually a bug in Firefox? I've been using HTML5 Youtube in Firefox for close to a year, and occasionally do watch hour-long videos, and have never noticed this problem. I have noticed that if I put the computer to sleep with a video open, the video won't play upon waking (until I refresh the page). But that's a pretty minor issue to me - not to mention the Flash player had little bugs like that too that popped up occasionally.

Comment "We don't have any obligation to support them" (Score 1) 581 581

"We don't have any obligation to support them" - but do you have an obligation to remove them? How about this: don't fuck with the content unless it's a legal liability, something like child porn. (Providing it, not just discussing it.)

Comment Re:Why? (Score 1) 283 283

The biggest problem with Flash is really that people try using it for stuff that it really shouldn't be used for - like web design. It's actually nice software for animating things, in fact a lot of cartoons on TV these days are drawn in Flash. What it's not nice for is web design. Similarly, HTML5 is not nice for animation. But you don't need animation on a web site. It's about using the right tool for the job. Expecting HTML5 to have feature parity with Flash is like expecting a TV set to have feature parity with a GPS navigation system.

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