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Ah, and as for small laser firing as often as gauss - keep in mind that in CBT board game 1 turn = 10 seconds. Don't try to imagine 1 turn of small laser fire as a single shot (as a matter of fact, multiple war games use "1 turn of shooting != 1 shot" principle) - it simply means that during one turn small laser will do that much damage and produce some heat, regardless of how many times it really did shoot. The same applies to ammo - 1 ammo round means that a weapon can fire during 1 turn - be it one gauss shell or designers-know-how-many machine gun rounds.
Now that I think about it, I wonder if the fast firing weapons in MW aren't more powerful than in a board game - they fire more often and probably deal the "1 turn damage" during a single shot...
I wonder if they are implying that China is a democracy or just saying that they have the biggest database...
Of course, one of the biggest obstacles to linux adoption is that Windows is effectively "open source".
He called it "open source" not an open source.
Just look at it from outside - if we forget about the open source part (that is the ability to look at the code) what is left? On window$ you can use any media player you desire, even if this means breaking several licenses/laws. In fact, you can usually use any software you desire - many open projects have their windows ports and many windows apps cannot be run (without problems) on open platforms. Of course you will be using several layers of code that is closed but simply - most people don't care. And don't forget that for many users window$ is also a "free" software - either by cracking it or by getting it "for free" with a new pc. So if people don't care about ability to see the code, get windows for "free" and can run more things than on a truly open platform - why choose linux (or any other free os)?
+ NoScript now automatically removes the controversial "NoScript Development Support Filterset" deployed with NoScript 220.127.116.11 and above on startup, permanently and with no questions asked.
+ One-time startup prompt to ask users if they wants to install/keep the AdBlock Plus "NoScript Development Support Filterset" deployed with NoScript 18.104.22.168 and above
While I'll most likely check the changelog before applying new NoScript version, I doubt I'll stop using it. I have mixed feelings about this situation but at least author warned us about what he was doing and broke nothing. Some of you may remember what happened with Fast Dial - it added some spam links, which completely broke user bookmarks. While its author also informed about this change in changelog, he forgot to mention that it will totally break your bookmarks.
Good question. While I doubt that this patch was not tested at all, it's possible (but unlikely) that none of their testers used XP. I'd rather say that while the new version was somewhat tested, some minor last-moment changes were made into the final version without being retested.
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