...former RAPIST congressman...
I use Percona MySQL builds for over a year already. Heartily recommended. And no, I have no connection to Percona whatsoever.
I would actually pay more for a computer that for a typewriter, provided that it contains the software and data the author used, except probably some sensitive personal data.
A computer can tell about a person far more than a typewriter.
...there's no censorship.
I once even spend an insane amount of time trying to explain to a fellow lawyer why adapting software practices for lawmaking will be interesting, but he seemed unable to understand.
I then abandoned the issue altogether, but would be lucky to join anyone who is bold enough to impose such a system on lawmakers.
I am now at the edge of being fired atter I rewrote a library of 57 000 SLOCS within 1000 SLOCS.
These guys should be really crasy to risk wastedumping so much other people's work.
The original poster has no clue what this really means. Having such a project funded by the FP7 Framework Programme is the only sure way to discredit the whole idea. Have you ever heard of an FP6 or FP7 funded project that produced anything useful?
Dude, you've never been to Poland, ya?
There are a few asians but no blacks at all.
Putting a black guy in a Microsoft ad amounts to the same as putting an assyrian or an eskimos there.
Rumours are, Steve Jobs threats his employes the same way, except probably for the physical intimidation, but who knows...
I'd vote for desintegration if all belgians had cheaper and better internt from French and Dutch providers. Here in Belgium internet connectivity is double in price and one quarter in bandwidth of what they pay across the border.
This is one of the most insightful slashdot comments I read in years. Someone had to stop this IANAL whining.
Let us introduce another abbreviation, LINASB or Lawer Is Not A Silver Bullet.
When you don't know what to do, walk fast and look worried.