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Comment Re:Air resistance. (Score 1) 1184

Unless I found a shitty converter.. that'd equal something like 0.44 l/10km (just the way I'm used to seeing it) Which is very exactly what my parents' VW passat from '97 manages to do, however not quite in 80 mph, say in 80 km/h. And that car has no start-stop-stuff, no regenerative breaks, no hybrid capabilites etcetc. Just pure old diesel. And that is (was) a rather nice car actually, so I don't see the problem with getting that to work with current technloogy without sacrificing too much comfort.

Comment This is GREAT (Score 1) 200

This really made me happy to the very core of my being! Sign me up to buy the first phone you make, no matter if none of my two N9s are dead by then. Wonder if they take smaller, albeit non-trivial, investments... I actually wouldn't even get mad if they failed and lost "my" money. At least they would have tried to do the right thing. When they get some traction i would love to come and work for Jolla, but for now I guess they'll keep the team pretty small still.

Comment Re:Shit gets shittier (Score 1) 534

People are resistant to change. As a software developer, I'm sick of my boss saying "we can't make things better because it'll disrupt users". Fuck that. Let's disrupt some goddamn users so we aren't stuck with Win 3.1 interfaces everywhere.

Same appearantly was the case with Ubuntu's unity.. but that time the dev-team won. :( Bleeping mouse-centric GUI, it takes forever to get stuff done, and here i've been complaining about win 7's grouping taskbar and OSX, but that seriously takes the price.

Software evolves. The first interface is not the best. People should evolve with it.

How about not disrupting, but instead enabling users to work in new ways (as well)? We can't all think the same you know... just because the new "flow" is better it's not for every one of us.

Comment Re:Solution (Score 1) 1140

But what about the format?! I for one won't carry a 17'' laptop with me... They are HUGE! My 15'' 4:3 1400*1050px is smaller than just about any 15.4/15.6 and they mostly have 768 or 800 vertical pixels. (That obviously means i have more pixels, BUT also a lager display area in a smaller package) On the odd occation that you find 1440*900 that is not overly expensive... well, probably something else is wrong due to that there are like 3 of them... So no, you are making the so-called midrange laptops up, nothing portable and somewhat affordable has 1680*1050.

Comment Re:yup (Score 0, Troll) 747

Indeed. The only use i can see for this "break-trough" is enabling your old tvs to make use of HD content, both early digital devices and of course analog ones (as this opens for more and cheaper? HDfury-like products). Thinking of it this way.. exactly what were they prohibiting? Pirated HD seems unaffected...(?) Or had they teamed up with tv-makers to help them make shitloads of tvs obsolete perhaps? I bet they were scared of all that analog HD out there because it's too damn easy to copy and distribute... oh wait! :O

Comment Re:This is the first thing to get dropped?! (Score 1) 900

Well, if there are better things, include them! Still I'd consider Abiword superior in being simple to use for a Word-person, hands down. All of OOo is messed up and you simply cannot find where to change certain setting, as with msoffice, all you have to do is look a little. OOo is one of the programs that give FOSS a bad name, imho.

Comment Re:This is the first thing to get dropped?! (Score 1) 900

Well yes.. I guess that's a way to look at it. But as I said, i sereously doubt average joe uses presenter or calc though. And probably they should be a few clicks away then.. And as for writer vs. Abiword there is no competition. And i didn't really object against removing Gimp, i simply meant that it shouldn't be the first to go.

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