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Comment Re:Approachable download for the way! (Score 1) 176

Either it's difficult enough that the developers didn't want to spend the time and money to make their code compatible with the most incompatible OS currently available

I don't mean stuff that isn't compatible with Windows, I mean actual Windows programs where the authors expect you to compile it yourself with a particular version of VC++, or even with command-line gcc and makefiles (VC++ is a free download, what Windows developer in their right mind uses gcc?)

Why don't they just post a binary? There's only one Windows 'distro' (yes, there's various versions but they're all compatible).

It's like they don't want people to use their software.

Comment Re:The problem with golden rice is lack of fat (Score 1) 400

For the body to take advantage of the vitamin A it needs to be consumed with fat.
So the poor people should make sure to have a good kebab with their portion of rice...

If only there was a way to find out whether or not the vitamin A in Golden Rice could be absorbed by humans...like, I dunno, eating some. Nah, you'd have to be a reckless idiot to do that. Much better to sit around on the Internet and imagine ways it might not work.

Oh, wait, somebody did eat some! http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/89/6/1776.full.pdf

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