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Comment Re:Seriously...music off YouTube...? (Score 1) 280

You are the proof that age is in the eye of the beholder. My experience stats well before the 90-ies. There was shitty popular music before that as well. And I mean A LOT.

I remember that Abba was called shitty music and if you liked Abba, you were a shitty person. That said, even before Abba, I was only into music because of the memories it created with friends. My parents have the same attitude towards music and the records they have where Nat King Cole and Carlos Cardel and the like. And even at that time there was a LOT of shitty popular music.

So it is not the popular music that died. It is that you do not like popular music and that is ok. I never realy like ANY music ever. I just liked the situation it created.

Comment Re:Yay! Sharepoint! (Score 4, Interesting) 44

I'm a Microsoft flag waver- for the last 20 years. It's been core to my career.

I absolutely hate Sharepoint, and I hate the way they are integrating it into everything.

Recently I had someone come to me saying that they kept sending out files, and nobody outside of our organization could access them.

Their files were saved to Sharepoint (the default, not their intention) and when they 'attached' the file to an email, Outlook went ahead and sent a link, rather than attaching the file. The link went to our internal Sharepoint, which people on the outside could not access.

I understand all the reasoning for this to happen. But the problem was that this was just a naive user clicking 'Sure, save it there, that is cool' then being stuck in this problem. I told them to save the file elsewhere...but now they had two versions of the file and confusion ensued.

Please, please, please don't make 'further integration with Microsoft products' the default!

And no...nobody has ever wanted to use Sharepoint more. I've been around it for a long time, and I don't understand what the heck it is supposed to be. Ignoring all Sharepoint is a valuable skill.

Comment Plagiarism lawsuits (Score 1) 280

those same idiots will be suing everyone who simply listens and remembers a piece of new music

They're already doing that and calling it "plagiarism lawsuits". See Bright Tunes Music v. Harrisongs Music ("My Sweet Lord"), Three Boys Music v. Michael Bolton ("Love Is a Wonderful Thing"), Gaye v. Thicke ("Blurred Lines"), Wolfe v. Led Zeppelin ("Stairway to Heaven"), and Ed Sheeran getting sued twice. This is not to mention other cases that you don't hear so much about because they're settled out of court: "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith is too close to "I Won't Back Down" by Tom Petty

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