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Comment He's still right in pointing it out (Score -1, Troll) 241

So what if it's an ex-Microsoft hand pointing it out? He still seems to be correct.. Even if he would have something in mind when pointing it out, it doesn't change the fact.

It seems Android is going through lots of different violations. App developers violate GPL, Google violates licenses itself, malware is spreading via app market and the devices are still locked (and android should be open) and hardware and resolution and software that works on specific devices changes dramatically. It looks like iPhone and Windows Phone 7 are more mature and professional.

Comment Re:Vote by SMS? (Score 0, Troll) 167

Why use any commercial solution at all? You're in a school after all. Make your students create simple buttons on your electrics class. You can just transfer the clicks via wire. Then make your programming class code the back-end system for a computer. Microsoft offers Visual Studio Express to students for free and you can easily get a cheap license to your school by calling Microsoft's sales team. At the same time your students will get real world experience and get to know the best programming tools used in the industry.

Comment USA #1 (Score 2, Informative) 513

Do Americans know that no one else in the world does this? Not in Europe, not in Asia. They sell you the service and you use it how you want.

But this is Apple's fault too. If you go with Windows phones you can tether how you want, as they only care about iPhone users and can't detect Windows traffic from other Windows traffic.

Comment Microsoft helps the internet (Score 4, Insightful) 302

I think this shows that Microsoft cares about the internet. It's not really Microsoft's problem, but they still help to solve it. Fact is, you cannot change stupid people and they will get their computers infected no matter what. Windows 7 is just as secure as Mac OSX or Linux, but it's the users what is the problem. Good job Microsoft, for taking care of the internet.

Comment Re:MySQL went wrong direction long time ago (Score 0) 146

Master and slaves db setup is much better and easier with MySQL. That's why Postgres isn't ready for entreprise databases. If you're small to medium size business you basically have to use MySQL, Oracle or proprietary enterprise solutions from Microsoft. Large companies like Facebook and Google develop their own database softwares. Postgres is nice, but it's for hobbyist mostly. It just doesn't scale.

Comment MySQL went wrong direction long time ago (Score -1, Offtopic) 146

Generally I would support open source projects, but it's time to move on from MySQL. The project took wrong direction many years ago. If you go with Oracle, go with the old enterprise database solutions. If you don't exactly care about the license, go with Microsoft Access. They both are way better than MySQL and dealing with its problems.

The two most common things in the Universe are hydrogen and stupidity. -- Harlan Ellison