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Comment Re:The cool thing is... (Score 1) 192

win32_x86_generator.h win32_x86_patcher.h Notice these names? This is the disappointing aspect to all of this, it is one more new reason that Chrome is x86 and primarily Windows

I hope that Chromium's multi-platform support does improve (the Linux port is getting better and better every day), but I think that this particular example is doesn't affect the multi-platform situation. Windows is (for the foreseeable future) by far the most significant install base. I'm assuming this was done to decrease Google's bandwidth costs. Linux/Mac (or ARM/PPC) could receive the traditional binary diffs without making a noticeable impact on bandwidth.

Comment Re:Doesn't matter (Score 1) 565

Since nobody actually pays for developers to work on libc, you end you with whoever crazy people will actually work on it. So while the fork is a good thing, it's probably just going to be more of the same.

Actually, I think that Redhat pays Ulrich to work on glibc.


Submission + - Utah's governor appeals Jack Thompson's bill (utah.gov)

xiaomai writes: Governor Jon Huntsman vetoed the previously discussed Truth in Advertising Act today. His explanation: "...the language of this bill is so broad that it likely will be struck down by the courts as an unconstitutional violation of the Dormant Commerce Clause and/or the First Ammendment. The industries most affected by this new requirement indicated that rather than risk being held liable under this bill, they would likely choose to no longer issue age appropriate labels on goods and services."

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