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Comment: Re:Good thing (Score 1) 278

by thebrett (#30652586) Attached to: Testing a Pre-Release, Parallel Firefox
There are a few things keeping me from Chrome as well.
  • Firebug. The dev tools for chrome are nowhere near as good - the features that I use anyway.
  • It's really a nit, but I cannot stand applications that don't at least look like they're using the standard window decorations. I want it to match the rest of my OSX, Windows, KDE, Gnome apps, whether it's skinned qt or gtk, I don't care, but it needs to look like it's supposed to be there.
  • I'm used to Firefox. On my mb pro, there is no noticeable difference in performance between Chrome and FF.

If Chrome at least had good enough developer tools, I'd be willing to give it more of a shot and see if I get used to it, but for now, it just gets in the way.

Comment: Re:Who needs GNOME when Windows is affordable (Score 1) 419

by thebrett (#30102996) Attached to: GNOME 3 Delayed Until September 2010
I, too, haven't had good luck with MacFUSE. It crashes all the time and just doesn't work well in general. Still not as bad as CyberDuck though. I realize they are for different purposes, but click and drag actually moved something off the server and to my computer, instead of copying. Then it crashed and I lost all my data. It was not a good day.

Comment: Re:It's not a great test (Score 1) 334

by thebrett (#25851451) Attached to: US Officials Flunk Test On Civic Knowledge
Yes, this test is terrible. Also, the interpretation of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is "life, liberty, and property". I would imagine that many people got that wrong. Question #33 - D. tax per person equals government spending per person This is obviously not true. The government has lots of things they can sell, buy, etc.

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