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The Military

Submission + - Military uses DNA Barcodes to tackle counterfeit gear ( 1

spatterson writes: "Cutting corners with substandard or counterfeit electronics won't be as easy for suppliers whose parts end up with the U.S. military, as the Department of Defense turns to DNA “barcodes” to track" Looks like the Chinese will have to work a bit harder to sneak in fake gear

Submission + - Vim 7.3 Released (

spatterson writes: Finally, after two years of hard work, this is a new release of Vim. It includes an awful lot of bug fixes and a few new features. It is better than ever before. New features include:

- Persistent undo and undo for reload
- Blowfish encryption, encryption of the swap file
- Conceal text
- Lua interface
- Python 3 interface

The shortest distance between two points is under construction. -- Noelie Alito