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Comment Re:Wating for the Day (Score 1) 111

Wayland developers (at least one of them) push it as far superior as X by spreading FUD about X

Using the new "gedit" startup time as evidence that X is slow instead of that gnome3 is slow is a shining example - if it was the fault of X then the older "gedit" that starts extremely quickly would not be so quick.

Mr Stone has publicly held up screenshots of Rasterman's Enlightenment v0.16 as items of ridicule to demonstrate how X has so many features he thinks it should not need. I doubt that went down well since Enlightenment was one of the first projects to offer Wayland support.

Comment Re:Wating for the Day (Score 1) 111

Rubbish - extensions were put in as a mechanism so that it could age well.
Also how is a dumb framebuffer and asking others to do compositors to work with it "new"? It's video game console and MSDOS territory.
The Wayland developers don't push it as new they push it as more simple. Please try to keep up with the topic you are a fan of.

Comment Re:God Damn It, Anne Frank (Score 1) 168

Not quite so, there was a guy that became a US Senator for California (up until around 1970) who was sued for copyright violations by Hitler before Pearl Harbour.
However the court action may have been to stop his efforts at showing with Hitler's own words that the Time "Man of the Year" was not so nice a guy as so many were saying. Also funny how being anti-fascist even after the war started in Europe was painted as "unAmerican" later on.

Guys, please don't reply with a D vs R shitfight since McCarthy and a few others were a cancer out for themselves with little or no respect for the party they were in.

Comment Re:Calder v. Bull (1798) (Score 1) 168

The geek remains ignorant of the most fundamental distinctions between civil and criminal law.

The copyright lobby is pushing very hard to get criminal law to do their dirty work and the taxpayers to pay for it so that's not unusual. Those stupid advertisements about copyright violation have been deliberately blurring the line for years.

Comment Re:1976 Copyright Act (Score 1) 168

Which is one reason why there is so much effort to get copyright violations treated as criminal matters. We've even seen paramilitary responses over copyright violations with DVD-Jon, Kim Dotcom and others - it's ridiculous especially in the first case. What was DVD-Jon going to do, throw his schoolbag at someone turning up to serve a summons?

Comment Re:Sounds good... (Score 1) 113

Or remote areas where you don't want to have to keep on shipping in fuel for a generator.
Of course these things are going to scale in a linear way (twice as big for twice the power) as distinct from thermal solutions (twice as big for better than twice the power) so there's going to be an upper limit where it is just not worth it.

Comment Re:Sounds good... (Score 1) 113

It's a test rig. It's small for that reason.
Increase the area where the reaction happens, increase the inputs and you get a fuel cell with a larger output. Think of it as like having a larger battery only a fuel cell is a battery where you keep on feeding more things into it so that it does not go flat.

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