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Comment This isn't a victory for Behring-Breivik. (Score 3, Insightful) 491

Someone once pointed out that hoping a rapist gets raped in prison isn't a victory for his victim(s), because it somehow gives him what he had coming to him, but it's actually a victory for rape and violence. I wish I could remember who said that, because they are right. The score doesn't go Rapist: 1 World: 1. It goes Rape: 2.

What this man did is unspeakable, and he absolutely deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison. If he needs to be kept away from other prisoners as a safety issue, there are ways to do that without keeping him in solitary confinement, which has been shown conclusively to be profoundly cruel and harmful.

Putting him in solitary confinement, as a punitive measure, is not a victory for the good people in the world. It's a victory for inhumane treatment of human beings. This ruling is, in my opinion, very good and very strong for human rights, *precisely* because it was brought by such a despicable and horrible person. It affirms that all of us have basic human rights, even the absolute worst of us on this planet.

Comment An exe? Yeah that'll work. (Score 1) 119

-rwxrw-rw- 1 pi pi 582 Apr 23 1999 Carved Stone.bmp
drwxr-xr-x 2 pi pi 4096 Mar 9 2015 Desktop
drwxrwxrwx 3 pi pi 4096 Sep 4 11:51 Devel
-rwxr--r-- 1 pi pi 49 May 15 2015 golog
drwxr-xr-x 3 pi pi 4096 Nov 8 22:40 indiecity
drwxr-xr-x 4 504 staff 4096 Feb 11 2013 mcpi
drwxrwxr-x 2 pi pi 4096 Mar 10 2013 python_games
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 254 Mar 15 2014 test.js
drwxr-xr-x 3 pi pi 4096 Mar 9 2015 tmp
-rw-r--r-- 1 pi pi 5 Dec 26 01:10 totally_lame_malmare.exe

Comment Re:She's Wrong. (Score 1) 156

Exactly. "Bill and Melinda Gates answer to no electorate, board, or shareholders; they are accountable mainly to themselves." first she has to establish that this is a problem and why. Possibly she did and the reviewer missed that, but it doesn't seem that way.

Hey Linsey McGoey: Sad day for you!

Comment Re:He's got his talking points (Score 3, Insightful) 478

Really? I guess Windows 10 really will be the last Windows. See, I have this strange idea that I own my computers and my Internet connection.

I can't remember when I opened an Office app with intent.
W10 won't run my old favorite games.
That flat monochrome UI is a regression to Windows 2.1, and makes long-existing apps look like poop.
My LAN took a vote and they're split down the middle on processors and terabytes between Windows and Linux, and I know who the Androids will support.
My last Windows anchor was Delphi, and I've switched to Lazarus.

Apple? An Apple Pi would have no I/O ports.

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