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Comment Re:Are you trying to imply that systemd is faster? (Score 1) 697

That's not what I am suggesting.
Maybe the analogy was imperfect.

Systemd is like cars compared to horse carriages in early 1900s. They were a not-so-good alternative to the established method.
Horse-based transportation was a mature solution which reached its limits, and cars at the time were a worse alternative in most ways.

I say, give it time. See if it would grow into something better. Flinging poo at systemd is like yelling "get a horse!" when seeing a car, back in the 1900s. True at the moment, but in time proven to be shortsighted.

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 367

This problem can be solved by the simple method of telling your wife that you have such an account.

And that would help how?
Why would it matter?

People are illogical. They would cast a huge black shadow around other people because they greatly exaggerate the importance of small deeds from the past.
I once created an account on a dating site. It was for both single and married people. I was single and looked for other single people. Ironically, it's how I met my wife. We're married now and have two boys. As far as I know, that account still exists. Obviously she knows I have created it, that's how we met, doh.

If you don't care whether your friend violates the trust of the person he's supposed to be closest to, that's your decision. But most people would consider that an extremely low standard. Would you care if he lied to you?

(If his wife knows about it and is okay with it, that's different. But it doesn't sound like that's what you're talking about.)

No, I don't care. He's master over his own life and unlike others I don't impose my morality over his. Again, I don't particularly like that trait but won't "unfriend" him because of it. Also, I don't give a flying fuck what other people consider this as standards because I believe in freedom of choice. And if he lies to me, in a way that it affects me, then I'll get to weigh in all arguments and decide whether he's still my friend or not.

Generally speaking, I value feelings more than sex, and to me, they're not entwined. One could have casual sex with other people while still loving their wife or husband and there's no overlap. It's culture-related I guess. Middle East is on one extreme, parts of Western Europe are leaning towards the other extreme and U S of A is somewhere in between.

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 367

Dude. You said "If you have to keep a secret from your partner, they're not your partner."
Police officers are not allowed to discuss most of their jobs with their wives. Therefore, they keep many secrets. Therefore, according to you, they don't have partners.
This applies to a shitload of job types.

YOU said it. I just showed you that such a blanked statement is retarded.

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 367

Again, we might be talking about swinger couples, people who were married to someone, got divorced and are now married to someone else (or single now), etc., etc.
And before you say "why did they use THAT website?" - maybe they used many other websites as well.

Collateral damage is a thing.

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 3, Insightful) 367

Contrary to most males, I don't think I should be the one stopping her from pursuing happiness. As a grown-up, it's her choice. Now, before you ask me for her phone number, please note that she's not particularly beautiful, not young anymore, she's nagging and has deep Christian beliefs which condemn adultery.
Good luck :)

Comment Re:There are good reasons for gvt bureaucracy, rem (Score 3, Insightful) 275

Wait a second.
I don't mind paperwork.

In this case, Sergeant what's-his-name could look up prices for HDDs on Amazon, fill a form asking for 100 dollars to buy a larger HDD and 50 dollars to pay for installation services and be done with it. Paperwork's done, tracked, everyone's happy.

Bureaucracy is fine as long as it doesn't become ridiculous. Processes need to be streamlined and efficient. When they become cumbersome and tedious, they need to be rethought.

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