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Comment Re:Your surrender to BDS at 2011 (Score 1) 210 210

You have demanded on your website in the past that Israel shelter Palestinian gays who risk getting killed by Hamas. Have you ever considered the irony that those you support in that region do exactly the things that you accuse people on the Right (in any country) of wanting to do?

Comment What do you suggest people USE, as opposed to... (Score 1) 210 210

Most of your advocacy is sloganeering against a whole range of software/tools/standards/sites - don't use Adobe Flash, don't use iBad, don't use TiVo, don't use FaceBook, don't use this, don't use that....

Instead, why doesn't the FSF/GNU project come out w/ products that are real alternatives to all the myriad list of things that you do not want people to use? So that you can have a positive alternative to offer to people, other than just ask them to follow your whims?

Comment Open Source in business usage (Score 1) 147 147

You are thinking of GNU software. As Eric Raymond pointed out, the more that Open Source software is used - whether by business or by freeloaders, the more useful it ends up being, as a lot of modifications & improvements are made over time to make it address all that diverse usage

Comment Yeah, Debian is sooo popular on Intel.... (Score 1, Insightful) 147 147

This decision makes sense, since Debian is so dominant on Intel boxes that they can't afford resources to support SPARC - even though the port already exists and it's simply a matter of migrating the same incremental changes that are there on Lintel to SPARC.

So much for the claim Linux fans make of the OS being 'everywhere' - here is a UNIX only CPU: no version of Windows ever ran on it, only UNIX-like OSs, such as SunOS, Solaris, Linux and *BSD.

Comment Re:The important details: Slower and over 540$ (Score 1) 75 75

I'm considering getting a PC/laptop for SteamOS. I'll probably go w/ the Intel graphics, instead of either AMD or NVIDIA. If the Iris Pro has caught up w/ these other 2, good, but even otherwise, I'd want to avoid the fiasco of bad or incompatible drivers from either AMD or NVIDIA. Intel's graphics works w/ even BSD, so that's what I'd use.

Had I been shopping for another Windows 10 box, I'd go w/ an AMD. But as one poster observed, power consumption of those things is still an issue

Comment Re:Yes, you ARE stupid (Score 2) 176 176

Not just that, a person called himself 'Kelvin Wells' and she concluded that he's German just b'cos he told her? Didn't she have any clue about English vs German names? Kelvin Wells is clearly an English name and would have been a native of an English speaking country, like UK, NZ, Australia, South Africa, Canada or US

Comment Re:Insane (Score 1) 351 351

This story is pure insanity. Advertising is one of basic instincts in animal nature. Women advertise to men, men to women. Without advertising evolution and progress would stop and die.

Also, who exactly is Thomas Wells to re-define morality? Taking deist principles out, morality is the application of the golden rule! Do unto others as... Since people are at liberty to ignore advertising, along w/ a lot of other things, there is nothing 'immoral' about it. Annoying, maybe. But immoral? Absolutely not!!!

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." -- Albert Einstein