The question is, does anyone really want or need a light for their Kindle?
Yes. My Kindle has been gathering dust since purchasing an iPad. I actually prefer a backlit screen; easier in low-light conditions. Shrug.
CSIRO develop technologies, patent them, then license them at fair terms. They then use that licensing revenue to develop new technologies, patent them, and license them at fair terms. And repeat.
It's not like CSIRO are patent trolls. The WLAN thing only got dragged out in course because greedy companies were not interested in fair licensing terms.
"Even 0.16 which I use at work and hasn't had much but bugfixes since about 2000 is very impressive. It had little thumbnail pictures of app windows for icons just like win7 only back before slashdot existed."
Slashdot has been around longer than E16. For instance, here's the Enlightenment 0.15 announcement.
It's amusing that nowadays E is considered lightweight, but back in that thread from 1999 people were complaining about its performance.
Shares and the like are not wages or income. If they could tax you when the value goes up, could you tax them when the value goes down?
I judge a religion as being good or bad based on whether its adherents become better people as a result of practicing it. - Joe Mullally, computer salesman