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Comment Re:not important (Score 1) 226

If Mozilla is paying non developers to work on these awful logos, they need to redirect their spending to hire more developers.

What made Mozilla think there was something wrong with their highly recognizable current logo?

It's like New Coke, but worse. Some of the logos look like street grafitti. Or the result of an explosion in a neon paint factory.

Comment Re:Only one of these is even intelligible. (Score 3, Informative) 226

'Tweaking' a logo is supposed to mean that the new logo is largely recognizable from the old logo. Not that it is completely different.

Microsoft would like to 'tweak' my Linux system so that it runs Windows 10.

Most of the proposed logos are not legible or immediately intelligible. And certainly not recognizable as the Mozilla brand. If I saw one of these logos, my immediate reaction would be that some clown is trying to capitalize on the Mozilla name recognition, and not doing a very good job.

Comment Re:ok let's do it (Score 1) 254

Let's see how Hollywood screams about copyright! OMG copyright! Copyright is more important than national security, preventing world wars, and even the preservation of the human race. Can't wait to hear them scream about movies streamed with easily broken encryption. Exempt that you say? But then it would become the next big thing used by bad guys to encrypt their communications and make it look like a streaming movie.

Comment Re:Thanks to (Score 1) 369

It is possible to care about your reputation without being obsessed. It is possible to be modded Troll even if you are not really trolling, or just being sarcastic / cynical.

I once supported the idea of anonymous posting. I think I'm changing my mind.

On plenty of sites I've had to create an account once I had something to say, that I wanted to say badly enough to simply create and start keeping track of one more account. (And I never re-use passwords!) If I ever happen to have something to say on one of those sites, I've already got an account.

Also, creating an account doesn't necessarily make you suddenly lose your anonymity.

But I'm thinking the balance has shifted since the early days. Like when AOL poisoned Usenet by getting AOL onto Usenet, but that was before Slashdot. Or when the center of gravity on Slashdot shifted away from Linux users. But things change. Not all of it is trolling. Sometimes there are just different views. Bring up subjects like Java. Or Microsoft. Or tabs vs spaces. Vi vs Emacs. Is ST:TOS The Menagerie a single episode, or two episodes?

But if you have something to say about a topic like those, then sign in and say it. If you have something that is truly trolling (racist, sexist, offensive, etc), and not just something someone disagrees with, then creating an account is at least a minor barrier.

Being able to ignore a user is a good idea.

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