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Comment Re:Apple vs Linux (Score 1, Insightful) 362

Well, all the Apple vs. Linux vs Windows pissing aside...

Star Wars Galaxies originally had a multitude of classes with 32 different subsets in each class. People could pick and choose according to their play style, and tailor the character to their individual needs. It was fantastic. Up untill they decided to pigeon hole players into archetype classes that resembled the main star wars characters, then the smart player base dried up. That's the whole crux of the matter right there... the smart players vs the dumb players. Unfortunately there are more dumb players than smart players, and every single game will always devolve to suit the dumb players.

Comment Re:Finally (Score 1) 316

I'm going to be be watching this with a big tub of popcorn, and a keg of beer beside me. It promises a huge amount of entertainment.

What gets me, and what will make this so amusing is that anybody that contributes any amount of code to a project can in essence hijack the whole copyright violation award leaving the other copyright holders with nothing. An entity later sued by another holder on that project can just point to the previous lawsuit and claim they already paid the damages for violation. The courts will just see it as a copyright violation settled, and stamp the whole shebang 'done'.

 

Comment Unexpected error? (Score 5, Funny) 247

From the article...
"Office 2003 users receive the error, "Unexpected error occurred. Please try again later or contact your system administrator,""

WTF? Is there anyone out there that can point me to an expected error? Can these wannabe programmer motherfuckers ever pass on real information on an error to the end user? Their error messages might as well say, "Our program fucked up, we're dipshits, we don't know what the fuck is going on. In fact, we couldn't have put together a crappier piece of software if we were drunk, or high."

Comment Re:I'm confused (Score 1) 374

It all depends if the reader thinks of 'free' as in free beer, or free speech. But, that can be dependent on what the reader personally wants. Usually people want free beer, they couldn't give less of a shit about free speech. But, the same people that want everything to be free as in beer probably are downloading Britney Spears, Milty Cyrus, or Jonas Brothers music so what they think really doesn't matter. They will usually oppose the BSD/MIT license because it is not as viral as the GPL.

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