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Comment Re:suure (Score 0, Troll) 347

hard drives breaks; needs to buy whole new computer...

The kind of people that don't recognize (or stop) an operating system upgrade are the same kind of people that need to pay Geek Squad to replace their hard drive and reinstall the OS and applications -- at a price that's likely close to the price of buying a new low-end computer.

how about walking away and coming back a few hours later and the damage is already done?

Comment Re:distributed client? (Score 0) 196

Nah, then you'd see an increased network usage. This is probably just Firefox's fsync bug repeated: in order to ensure data integrity, SQLite has a mode that fsyncs on commit. (After all, if the data isn't written to storage, it isn't really committed.) If you combine that with autocommit after every minor transaction, you get a ton of fsyncs and massive data usage.

bug? this one? Reported: 2008-03-07 03:10 PST, Status: RESOLVED FIXED ?

Comment Re:Open Source By Itself is Not Enough (Score 1) 64

Open source can be desirable. However, as we've seen in the recent acquisition of FoundationDB by Apple, without a strong foundation to serve as a home for the project, open source software is in danger of both poor code quality or being taken private and yanked by a proprietary buyer.

true. however experience has shown that ALL software (open and propitiatory) are subject to crude work, poor support, and/or NSA nuggets

Comment Re: I've got this (Score 1) 400

"Do you have kids? I do. I trust them and teach them right and wrong etc but don't watch them 24/7 and am not keen on young kids coming across violent hateful crap online" So you think it is OK to let your kids cruise the web however the want... because you are lazy? Take some personal responsibility and raise your kids like you Know you should

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