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Comment Re:Crazy talk! (Score 1) 745

If the punishment for rape is the same or more severe than murder then you might as well kill the victim after the rape. For one you don't have a witness to ID you and second, murder doesn't always get you life in prison. As much as I would hate to have one of my loved ones raped, I would prefer them to be alive.

Stalwarts Claim Asus eeePC Violates GPL 247

WirePosted writes "Members of the Linux community have complained that the hot new sub-notebook from Asus, the eeePC, may have violated the spirit of the Linux General Public License (GPL). Some Linux advocates claim the eeePC has not included required source code with the installed Xandros Linux distribution and does not easily enable users to install another distro. However, there are indications that eeePC fans probably don't care."

Submission + - Palm Fesses up to Linux Treo Plans

An anonymous reader writes: At its Analyst and Investor meeting today, Palm officially acknowledged that it is developing a new smartphone software platform with Linux at its core, and that it plans to introduce Treo smartphones running the new platform as soon as this year. As expected, Palm's new Linux platform will include a Palm OS 5 (aka Garnet) compatibility layer on top of a Linux kernel, thus forming a bridge to enable the thousands of developers — and numerous Palm OS applications — to support the new platform. 'We expect [the new Linux platform] to improve reliability and performance and stability of our Palm-based product and give us much more flexibility from a platform perspective,' CEO Ed Collagan said. 'For example, today it is not possible to do simultaneous voice and data product on Palm; we needed this functionality to be able to modernize the underlying core of that platform,' he added. The company will continue to support Windows Mobile, alongside its new Linux platform.
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Journal Journal: Jackson and Sharpton on Intolerability 2

Don Imus said some things that some people reasonably found offensive. Al Sharpton wants Imus fired, saying:

"Somewhere we must draw the line in what is tolerable in mainstream media," Sharpton said Sunday. "We cannot keep going through offending us and then apologizing and then acting like it never happened. Somewhere we've got to stop this."

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