He hates that some apps/protocols use it as a security measure, by doing a reverse lookup on the IP they were just given and trying to match that to the host name they were given. That means he has to pay attention to whether or not Windows is maintaining that info correctly, and as I've said in other replies, it often doesn't if you've ever reused an IP or hostname.
Yeah, it creates them just fine. It just doesn't seem to ever want to keep that info up to date if you change hostnames or reuse IP addresses. Like I said in another reply, I'm not a Windows guy, so I haven't any clue why it doesn't seem to like to clean up after itself. It works great as long as you never delete a host and try to reuse its IP or hostname, then it has issues.
Lucky for him, Windows will keep reverse DNS reasonably well maintained (provided you're using a Windows DNS server) until you decommission a host and reuse a host name or IP address. Then it seems to have huge issues getting things cleaned up. I haven't any idea why because I try to stay away from it.
The windows admin where I work hates reverse DNS. He thinks it's stupid and refuses to keep it updated. So... if there are more people like him out there, you might have issues getting email from them.
He stopped being a citizen because he merely said he renounced his citizenship? That is not how you lose US citizenship.
Actually, that's exactly how you do it. Except you have to do it in front of a US Consular, and there's a lot of paperwork to fill out too. So yeah, not exactly the same.
For what? The point of a loss leader is to get people into your store, so maybe they'll buy something else while they're there. HP doesn't own any stores except their online one, and how many people actually buy direct from HP instead of from some other mass retailer?
The only other way this would make sense would be an analogy to how Microsoft sells the Xbox at a loss and expects to make up the difference on the games. What sort of applications is HP hoping you'll buy for your tablet that will let them make up the loss they took selling the device to you??
WTF is this silly notion people have that protests require permits??
The first amendment specifically enshrines the right of assembly. That's the only permit any US citizen needs. Any other requirement is by definition unconstitutional.
The only permit anybody should need to hold a peaceful protest is the first amendment.
In a free market, the people already encourage companies to give them what they want--by buying what they want,and not buying what they don't. All other interferences are simply social engineering which ultimately only benefits the ruling class.
Sure wouldn't be as profitable if it wasn't subsidized. Maybe alternatives could even compete if it wasn't for the subsidies. But there I go advocating a free market again.
The technology ISN'T profitable, or it wouldn't need subsidies in the first place.
That happened to me when I bought my first copy of World of Warcraft. Someone had opened the box and registered the key already. I called Blizzard and they refused to help me, said it was a retail issue and I needed to take the game back to where I'd bought it and get an exchange. Of course, when I took it back to Best Buy, they said they don't do refunds/exchanges for opened WoW boxes BECAUSE I MIGHT HAVE STOLEN THE KEY and am just trying to get a free copy! It took me forever to convince them that somebody had ALREADY stolen the damn key (quite possibly one of their employees, even.)
In that case, the DEA has been notified.
They could call the new company... Compaq!
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