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Comment Re:Why not name him? (Score 5, Insightful) 115

Because you want to be able to punish ex-criminals after he has received his punishment according to the law?
If a criminal is released from prison, it should be assumed he won't commit crimes again.
If you assume an ex-prisoner will commit crimes again, your prison system isn't working.

Comment Re:Two options... (Score 5, Interesting) 221

Third options:

3: Find a project that already does something very close to what you want and who'll probably see the value of your suggestion.

I have both suggested such things to other projects and have taken on similar feature requests on my own open source projects.
If it's a good idea, it doesn't matter where it came from.

On the other hand, if you're looking for a place to dump your ideas and then expect other people to go looking for them, then why do you expect somebody to take the effort for your idea while you couldn't even be bothered with it yourself?

Comment Re:Well Trump has one thing right (Score 1) 536

It's a bi-partisan bill introduced before Trump is even in office.
Writing a bill takes time; by the time it was introduced, it has already been in the pipeline for much longer.
Trump may be able to ride on the coat-tails of this bill, but in reality it's a bill that has nothing to do with the election.

Comment Re:Congratulations - you invented the WWW (Score 1) 69

As I understand it, you still need to download and install the Wechat app.
Their "invention" seems to be that the app basically includes a webbrowser (or something very much like it).
So when they say you don't need to download and install anything, they mean that you have to download a new update for their app, which has extra code it installs, then it can download things that aren't technically apps and execute them using the preinstalled interpreter.

Comment Re:Why? (Score 1) 180

A streaming service like Spotify is about the cost of one CD per month. This means you break even at only 12 CD's a year.
Some streaming services allow you to download for offline listening and they may offer singles or other songs rare on physical media.
Another thing to consider is that CD's have a limited lifetime; I have several old CD's that are no longer playable; my only legal option would be to buy them anew (assuming they are still sold).
The full answer is, as always; "it depends". If your tastes are limited to certain time periods or to only a few genres, you're probably better off buying physical media. If you have wide interrest or like to keep up with new music, streaming might be easier.
Obviously, physical media has some added value due to the artwork and simply the idea of physically owning something you like.
On the other hand, tracking down cheap physical media (especially less popular or rare music) is only cheaper if your time is worthless.

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