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Comment Re:Who cares? (Score 0) 88

By the first sentence of the summary, at least one writes it.

I'll repeat it here just in case manishs sobers up and fixes it:

Speaking of Chinese electronics giants, Xiaomi, which has in the recent months delved its toes into wearable, smart cookers, air purifiers, suitcases products, on Wednesday announced it is entering the PC market.

Comment protip about quoting. (Score 4, Insightful) 413

Anything marked as a quotation should be lifted verbatim.
Exception: If you add something (such as an explanation or clarification) it should be in square brackets.
Exception: If you omit something for brevity, mark the missing section with an ellipsis in square brackets.
Exception: If you spot a grammatical error and you want to draw attention to it, add [sic] after it.

Original Grauniad article:

He was elected governor of Indiana in 2012, and gained a degree of national notoriety thanks to a controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act [...]

Slashdot summary:

He was elected governor of Indiana in 2012, and gained a degree of national notoriety that's [sic] to a controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act [...]

As soon as you start frigging around with tenses, pronouns, voices or any other form of paraphrasing, even a tiny bit, it ceases to be a direct quote and should NOT be marked as one. This is Journalism 101.

Comment doing one such needful (Score 1) 729

The author adds that a person looking into making one such gear also needs to always have to keep investing time and money in as long as they want to stay at the cutting edge or recommended specifications range for new PC games.

The words are English but the sentence isn't even on the same tectonic plate. Note that, again, the original article was better - "[...] this is something you're going to have to keep investing time and money in as long as you want to stay at the cutting edge or recommended specifications range for new PC games."

Though it does go on to say nerve-wrecking. That's not in the context of myelin deterioration or anything like that, before some aspie chimes in with a hypothetical corner-case that might be relevant once in the entire life of the solar system.

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