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Comment Re:Get A Real Job! (Score 1) 103

Sorry, are you complaining at those using the most green form of energy for a powered vehicle? Maybe you should think about where else the technology can be applied to. Also we would be nowhere without our culture, and sailing is a major part of that culture. All work and no play makes for a very dull, rebellious person.

Comment Re:So (Score 1) 103

0MPH? It'll have a broken mast ripped sails and capsized. Not to mention one couldn't control it, probably even reefing the sails to their most extreme reefing point wouldn't help. The maximum speed of a sailboat doesn't just increase with windspeed, it's a bit more complicated than that.

Comment Re:Its worse than that. (Score 2) 263

The message was sent to GCHQ in Cheltnam to decode, GCHQ is what replaced the Government Code and Cipher School which was based at Bletchley Park and had 2 tasks: 1) keep our communications secure using codes and ciphers and 2) break AXIS codes and ciphers. People focus on the second one but the first is also important and we were very good at both parts. Now they kept copies of the code books like you describe (our bomber crews replaced them regularly and were charged with burning their copies if they crashed), these were mostly used for spoken communication where one is still saying words into a radio. I expect they just can't figure out which cipher key was used as this is a cipher not a code. And they would just have to go through the codebooks to find the right one if they found it was a code too.

Comment Re:Microsoft is right (Score 5, Informative) 373

And webkit prefix is supposed to be either not yet ratified in the standard features, or for internal rendering, opera and firefox have similar prefixed extensions. What Microsoft did in the past is even more heinous and used already ratified statements in ways contrary to the specifications, requiring IE comment hacks so other browsers don't see corrections needed to get IE to display properly.

Oh, and before anything gets ratified by W3C there needs to be a reference implementation, this is why prefixes are a good thing, now web developers using them without understanding the repercussions, that needs to stop.

Comment Re:Bootloader Unlocking is not Rooting (Score 1) 85

Bootloader unloacking also allows one to boot a ROM stored as an image on another computer, so, I can then plug the device in and boot an insecure boot image which is basically an image of a pre-rooted ROM, I then use this to add and change a couple of files on the device (the insecure boot images tend to have this prescripted and automatically reboot back to the now rooted ROM on the device after) and job done.

Comment Re:Why is this news? (Score 1) 85

Not, much more, the rest is the same as any nexus device, you boot an insecure boot image, this means that it does a boot running entirely from an image stored on the computer, all this image does is change a single flag in a config file to get the linux kernel to stop blocking UID 0, and adds the su binary, usually an apk of the configuration tool for that particular su binary and a copy of busybox so you have some shell tools. This is the same on any Nexus device.

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