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Comment Not a huge issue for git... (Score 1) 84

By the time you could do something like trash it with crafted content, you could screw things over in less difficult ways...

On the other hand, gpg still uses SHA1 for key fingerprints per the standard, which seems like that would be a much bigger risk. You can use other more secure hashes for digests, but fingerprint ids are SHA1, which was deemed inadequate for key fingerprints in X509...

Comment Re:Time for USPS to sue him for defamation (Score -1, Troll) 117

USPS DID loose the package!

They they also lose your elementary school text books in transit right at that critical moment when your teacher was trying to get you to understand the difference between "loose" and "lose?"

the box was sitting in a Atlanta for over a month

Which was probably the same week when you'd have been learning about using "an" in front of words that start with vowels, though that still doesn't help that sentence make any more sense. An Atlanta what?

the recipient who's address is on the box

The recipient who is address on the box? Or did you mean "whose?"

It's getting pretty bad out there. It's a good thing people are spending thousands of dollars and hours reviving old 8-bit video games! Whew!

Comment Re:motivation (Score 1) 191

Yeah, he'll never get around, for example, to orders reducing regulatory burdens. Oh, right! Already done. Or any movement at all to start to undo the financial stranglehold that Obamacare has put onto people forced to fear IRS enforcement if they don't go broke buying insurance they can't use ... oh, right! Already done, with more under way. I guess we could run down the long list, but you already know it and you're pretending you don't so you can engage in more lefty denialism. Carry on! It obviously is your coping mechanism.

Comment Re:motivation (Score 1) 191

Hey, look! Somebody with reading comprehension and cognitive problems attempting to spin something in a childish way, and feeling smug! Which is exactly how the Democrats managed their last several elections, resulting in the loss of over 1000 legislative seats, both houses of congress, the White House, and the Supreme Court. But please, carry on! That would be awesome. Thanks.

Comment Re:C strikes again (Score 1) 84

and ASM

Would the ASM have been bug-free?

Would any other language, with ANY amount of safe-guards been physically incapable of producing an off-by-one in it's output code?

No.

This is quite literally "Ragel took a definition, and then compiled it to bad machine code". Whether that was via an intermediary language or not, that's possible with ANY compiler for ANY language. If Java had a bug in it that resulted in incorrect machine code being generated for the "safe" Java code it was asked to execute, the same would have happened.

Bad, buggy compiler. The fact that it used an intermediate language which you disagree with is neither here nor there (and Ragel could output asm direct, so it wasn't "C-specific"). No different to a JVM-compiler bug.

Comment Re:Then 38,928 Incorporated Cities in US are "Smal (Score 1) 114

If NO ONE else were interested in servicing your entire town sure. Even then, this clause would apply if and only if they ONLY serviced your town and nothing else. Unless your town is 100 miles away from anything else, I don't see that being a real problem in Denmark.

Reno is not a bad example of a town literally in the middle of nowhere.

You would probably think of it as living on the Moon and net neutrality would probably be low on your list of complaints.

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