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Comment Which programming language! (Score 5, Funny) 352

Man I am falling behind... I have never heard of the Which programming language and here we are told that it is the most popular. And I thought I was a software professional. BTW just so I have straight is it WHICH or Which or just which - I don't want to embarrass myself at the next meeting when I propose we do the next project in Which.

Comment Re:"it was used for children's writing exercises" (Score 1) 231

In a thousand years we will be still serving God, and you will be at the bottom of the lake of fire. This is of course of your own choosing. There's still hope for you, you just have to repent.

By repent here you really mean take on the meme-complex...

Don't you see you have fallen for the equivalent of a chain letter? Same exact outline:

Promise rich rewards for spreading the meme-complex.
Threaten dire consequences for ignoring.

It is obvious if you spend a moment in honest self-reflection

Comment Re:Keeping up with the Nadellas (Score 1) 120

But actually, bringing them up shows how different the free software ecosystem is compared to Windows'. On Windows, you have to use unsupported software to avoid bad changes, like the spyware in Windows 10. If you preferred GNOME2 to Unity or GNOME3, you can use MATE; all the major distros support it. And if you don't like systemd, some distros still support the other inits, and Slackware and Gentoo still by default don't use it.

Free software is awesome because of the choice and liberty at your disposal.

Yeah but there is something about consistency. Sure if you do your work on one computer and have the time to tweak and spin until you get it right OK. But if work on a multitude of computers and support even more it is a pain. I really wish Gnome stuck with the Gnome2 theme and polished it to shine. They missed a window of opportunity when MS released the bastardize Win8 Metro interface... unfortunately they both seem to coordinate GUI screwups.

Comment Re:could have died != almost died (Score 2) 153

"Andrew Marshall, prosecuting, said the breaches had caused a “risk of death” and that if the emergency stop had not been pressed in time, it could have been a very different outcome for Ford. “It could have killed somebody. The fact that it didn’t was because an emergency stop was activated,”

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