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Comment H1B Globalist policies of the America haters (Score 0) 272

This is actually a cover up for the fact that American workers are being replaced by cheap foreign labor and H1Bs. All of these stupid millenial liberals who vote for Hillary because transgender bathrooms are cool need to get their head out of you know where, because NAFTA Hillary is totally bought off and paid for by the corporate and banking elite who want to vastly expand H1Bs and flood America with cheap foreign labor, and get us into every TPP bad trade deal, after all, Hillary hates the US and thinks you need to be taught a lesson for being a "racist" american by having your job stolen from you and your country stolen from you and given to invaders. Destroying the lives of millions of americans due to globalist policies is a high price to pay for transgender bathrooms to satisfy a bunch of know nothings with pierced noses and pink hair who think the US is the cause of every problem in the world, and that Cuba, China, and Iran, and the Islamic World are just so wonderful, and we have to commit suicide and kill ourselves off to prove we are good tolerant globalists who have a genocidal hatred of ourselves. Nice job destroying your own country, self hating traitorous tattoo covered retards, with your naive co-exist bumper stickers.

Comment Re:I don't hate on systemd but this is really bad (Score 1) 508

This isnt true. systemd isnt one big program that does it all, it consists of multiple modular programs that provide functionality. The main difference is they use a bus to communicate, this allows you to write a daemon that will start a program after some other event occurs.

Comment Re:Systemd was SUCH A GREAT IDEA (Score 1) 508

Systemd is not a large, monolithic, program. It is multiple smaller program that share the same interface and can communicate with each other. the original init had its own bugs, too. Systemd is more modular and flexible than init, since it uses a modular approach and allows more flexibility with schedularing start up of programs.

Comment Re:Not plugin free (Score 1) 134

I completely agree that sandboxes are vitally important, this doesnt change the fact that binary blob plugins need to go, many other problems with them, since they often do not work on the BSDs and create a lock-in to Windows as which can be seen with Unity3D and Shockwave. The browser should be 100% open source with no binary blob native code plugins and the thing should be heavily sandboxed and multiprocess on top of that.

Comment Re:This move from modularity to massive monoliths. (Score 1, Interesting) 134

Most Firefox memory use is due to memory leaks and caching of image data, rather than actual code. What the browser could and needs to do is allow for more on the fly decompression of image so off screen images are not stored in memory uncompressed and allow the user to set the maximum size of the image cache. Google Chrome seems to do a little better because each tab is a different process, there is more chance for memory to reclaimed by the OS when a tab is closed and the process killed. Firefox is one big process that just accumulates leaked memory.

Comment Re:Not plugin free (Score 1) 134

I am for getting rid of ALL native code plugins and instead providing Javascript APIs for audio, video and 3D. Replacing one native code plugin API with another would be a huge mistake. Native code plugins are just begging for binary blob plugins that run only on Windows and therefore keep applications unavailable to Linux users, like Unity and Shockwave has done. Unity, Flash and Shockwave needs to be killed off for good.

Comment Good riddance (Score 2) 134

Removing NPAPI is actually a huge improvement, this has only been an invitation for companies to make a fleet of closed source, proprietary plugins that only run on Windows and which contain tons of security problems. Good riddance! Instead, if app developers need to do 3D and and video, they can use the built in browser APIs to do this, like WebGL, implemented better audited open source code available on all the platforms.

It is Netscape/Mozilla that is primarily to blame for Flash, Java, Unity, Shockwave plugin junk, because Mozilla for a while did not include built in Video and 3D capability for a long time despite enormous demand for this, but did provide plugin APIs which were just an invititation for Windows only plugins that would lock out FreeBSD and so on. There are still too many applications, often corporate custom apps used in corporate and education environments, and online games, that still use the Flash, Unity, and Java junk despite Flash disappearing from many sites like YouTube. We have Mozilla to blame for this plugin mess. Hopefully it will now go away for good and take all of its binary blogs, crappy proprietary code and so on with it.

Now, Firefox finally needs to get sandboxing and multiprocess to work to further security and safety, something that should have been done eons ago like Google Chrome has done.

Comment Microsoft Propoganda (Score 1) 115

Apparently Microsoft paid for the article, because its not a Linux bug. If I am not mistaken, Windows and all other TCP OSs have this problem because of the fact TCP is an insecure protocol (by itself), OF COURSE you can rewrite the packets if you are a man in the middle. This has been known for a very long time. TLS will solve this problem of course.

Comment Much ado about nothing (Score 1) 227

Really, I think its all rather insignificant. It doesnt jeopardize consumer safety. People act like this is some kind of huge fraud, But I dont think it is, because the consumer still gets a car that is safe as advertised. Also, if you are really concerned about safety, the emissions related COLA restrictions are not your friend. Studies of COLA have shown that they actually decrease passenger safety in cars because heavier, more rigid metal body components are eliminated which leads to less protection for passengers.

Comment This is not "Linux on Windows" (Score 2) 228

Linux is a kernel. The Linux kernel is not used in this emulation layer, instead it emulates Linux system calls on the Windows kernel. So, there is very little if any Linux in this scheme. Its not Linux.

I don't think this is a wise use of Canonical's resources, a better use would have been greatly enhancing and accelerating Wine development with a goal of getting it to 99% app compatability within 2 years and as well funding a project to provide a driver compatability layer to allow Windows drivers to run on Linux. This would make it easier for people to make a complete move to Linux and to bring their apps and hardware with them, rather than creating a reason for people to stay on Windows.

Comment Re:What can go wrong? (Score 3, Informative) 144

Aedes Egypti, the targeted mosquito, is not native to Florida and most places where it is found. This treatment targets this one species of mosquito. Florida and other places have their own native mosquito species. These species are not nearly as dangerous as Egypti. When we eradicate Aedes Egypti, the native mosquitos will take over the niches left and things would if anything be returned to their more natural state in these areas.

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