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Comment Google's using WIndows code ? (Score 1) 108

The effect of giving the Windows source code to China seems to have been that people in China used it to break into Google and tens of other major corporations.

Come again?

You mean Google is running on Microsoft Windows' code ???

No, I ain't trying to be funny. I just can not put the 2 and 2 together.

Having Windows code is one thing, cracking Google is another thing altogether.

Comment Manners = How not to annoy people (Score 1) 1142

When I voted "manners", I was thinking of things such as:
* Being quiet in a movie theater. Believe it or not, but some people are there for the movie.
* Not ignoring the world around you when you are shouting into your cell phone on the subway. Yes, you are in the way and I don't want to know about your genital warts.
* Not throwing garbage on the sidewalk. Don't think that someone else will be picking it up for you.
* Not lighting a cigarette in the middle of a crowd of people. You are not giving them a choice to not smoke.
* Keeping your mouth closed when you are chewing gum. Not everyone has the same choice of air flavor as you.
* Not playing music loudly in the middle of the night. Unlike you, most people sleep during the night and need to do it to be able to work during the day. ...
etc

Comment Re:How and What purpose? (Score 1) 218

Doesn't Au have more pressing matters to address in its country? I think so. This is just another ploy to generate more lawyer jobs that bollocks up yet another world icon-www. GET a REAL LIFE au- Don't be so pitiful.

I suspect that Australia has the same problem that many other countries have. That is far too many career politicians...

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