252 posts • joined 13 Apr 2007
Re: New Noun
Indeed, just become by new e-mail signature
Data Mining, noun: "Torturing data until it confesses ... and if you torture it enough, it will confess to anything."
Don't start off being obnoxious
Isn't the problem that if you constantly resort to being rude people cannot work out if it's an act or really something important.
I'm sure we all know the case when it's either "Bloody hell X, doesn't normally talk like that, what's up?" and "oh it's just Y, always kicking off, ignore him!".
The boy who always cried wolf comes to mind.
Oracles problem regarding MySQL is basically a lot of people don't like them.
For a anti-Oracle rant see below:
There are several options you can use to replace Oracles version of MySQL and I don't think any technical arguments are going to overrule some who just hates Oracle and say's lets use MariaDB/ Postgres whatever.
A bespectacled Ellison, aged 70,
What's so strange about wearing glasses?
From "Four Eyes"
Not just me then?
"It would have been interesting if the parallels between 21st century dark matter and 19th century luminiferous ether had been made."
Re: Don't do it like that
Last thing you want in the pub is the wife ringing me to ask where I am.
Do they actually still use a PDP-11 at EE?
loud, boisterous, obnoxious and uninformed of the local culture.
In my experience that covers a lot of countries, not just the USA.
"Brits on the piss" is not a nice sight as I'm sure lots of people can testify to.
"With the back-to-school shopping season kicking off !"
Mine haven't finished this years yet.
How much is this going to cost me :-)
Re: Best of Luck
He shot 4 over (the second best amateur score) and is level with Ernie Els and Angel Cabrera.
Sounds a good day at the office!
Best of Luck
Just to qualify for the US Open is one hell of an achievement!
Just popped in and they are still using them in there :-)
Ditto but they have fingers in many pies!
I know. Not many people take Marx seriously these days
I suggest you get out a bit more !
Or even google "economist marx was right"
Wonder what language the interface will be in, (yes I am sad that that sort of stuff interests me !)
You have to love it when a country has two official languages, one English and the other Urdu which is the native tongue of less than 8% of the population.
Anyway best of luck with them doing this, would be nice to have a success story coming from Pakistan once in a while.
Not sure I want "most ambitious release to date," what I want is something stable and robust, evolution not revolution.
See Maria DB is in and firewalld.
And this is security?
especially if you've been polygraphed, you're an insider and you are presumed to be trustworthy
Best laws money can buy
Remember: the press is already "controlled" by civil and criminal law, which, in the era of super-injunctions and human-rights law, is probably tougher than ever before.
That is if you can afford it, super-injunctions are not cheap, as to human-rights law can you get legal aid for that?
Oh God here we go again!
Half the time it's too left wing, the other half it's too right wing.
If you can upset both sides it cannot be doing too bad a job.
"It didn't give any reason for closing out its Facebook stake."
Took a nice profit and saw it was time to get out whilst winning?
Or perhaps Arsenal need some more players!
Re: ...and wir attracting the kidz, narteyemin, yeah?
What does ddywetsoch mean?
Sorry this article is wrong!
Anyone else get a letter from Carolyne Jones saying:
You may have seen today a story on ‘TheRegister’ saying that Dell & Oracle were forging a partnership on X86 that intimated that Dell were taking over Oracle X86 hardware production. This is not the case. Dell will have the right to sell X86 systems with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM into Dell’s own customer base, but this agreement does NOT extend to Solaris.
Don't you just love archaic terms
Hitting the shelves becomes hitting the virtual shelves!
If it's based on Fedora 17 does that mean you will have to move to one based on 18 as soon as 19 comes out?
I do like Fedora but the release cycle is quite fast IMHO.
What you talking about Willis!
Willis said that the maturity of the market in BYOD administration tools should solve any nagging problems – so it's up to IT managers to sort it out.
So people shell out loads of money to Gartner and the best they can say is it should be okay.
For the price they charge I'd want a cast iron guarantee it "WILL SOLVE ANY NAGGING PROBLEMS" apologies for shouting!
Someone has a sense of humour then!
Not a good day!
Can we have an icon showing a dram being raised?
I have a t-shirt with "Break Into Banks" on the back for the "A Song Of Stone" book, love wearing it when I go in to pay my credit card bill.
"Fourthly, Oracle needs a storage array roadmap that responds to a gradual but growing migration of enterprise's stored data into the cloud, which will include some primary data, thus reducing the market for shared storage arrays. "
Wouldn't this beg the question what "the cloud" actually stores stuff on and get in on that market?
Like your description of evidence about smoking being "highly contained"
More accurate might be that a famous statistician being paid by the tobacco industry and saying actually "lung cancer caused smoking" not the other way round.
Immigration and the environment did not make the top of the list in any country over the 17-year period;
Okay neither made the top but I dare say the former does seem to exercise a lot of people.
Why lump two concerns together which seem to have very little connection/correlation.
Also 60 years ago nobody was concerned about the effects of smoking, (no one really knew the dangers) does this mean it should still be ignored?
I would love to have been at the meeting
Wonder what the meeting was like where it was decided to run with this communication.
Person 1: Er do you want to put your name to this?
Person 2: Not really, why don't you?
Person 1: Agreed lets bat this one upstairs !
Person 2: Do you think we can still get iPhones for work?
Person 1: Dunno!
Could be a fit up!
I think it was actually Barry Scott who did it!
Re: Just America?
Sorry what is wrong with a biker jacket for a toddler?
Always seems a "damned if you, do damned if you don't" situation re the delaying a release.
I'd rather something was a couple of weeks late if it removes some of the "bleeding edge" issues.
However I do think having a release every 6 months is just silly
I just got:
Fedora 16 will reach end of life on 2013-02-12, and no further updates will be pushed out after that time. Additionally, with the recent release of Fedora 18, no new packages will be added to the Fedora 16 collection.
Which is great as I've just moved some machines from 16 to 17 earlier this year (bloody php 5.3.* to 5.4.* broke a couple of WordPresses).
Think Centos is the way for me.
Re: Gas Fridge?
We used to have a gas fridge back in the 1970s, useful with the powercuts.
I was the one who had to crawl under the sink to relight the pilot if it ever went out!
As an aside I've never seen an advert with so many spelling mistakes coming from a UK company.
Can you still get gas fridges?
I added a list starting
It wasn't aimed against the USA just it's not uncommon.
Seems my post got rather truncated!
Without defending the North Korean regime seems they haven't invaded another country for well over half a century, that's a lot longer than certain other countries!
Just looked at the page on Wikipedia for the K programming language, oh my giddy aunt!
Re: The internet's Cobol?
What's wrong with semi-colons?
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In Chinese you have to decide between er and liang whereas we would just use two!
" I was one of the fools who didn’t realise that English is the most terse of all major languages"
I'm learning Mandarin which makes English seem so flowery and over elaborate.
Re: Have I broken the law too?
I was more on about the results of Google Translate being rather mangled!
I used to write MT systems 10 years ago.
Have I broken the law too?
Below is a translation from Google Translate of a tweet from uriminzokkiri
Paddock's not the boss of corruption rimyeongbak weightlifting yamalro to fill my belly can not do this, paeryun main culprit is: http:// tinyurl.com/anmchw9
No "Edge of Darkness" (Bob Peck not Mel Gibson!)
Here we go again!
I left school at 16 and went to work for BP as a marine engineer!
1984 and we were all made redundant, every last one of our years intake.
As someone said it's not personal.
So goes to University gets a degree starts working in IT.
I'm 49 now and if my job goes and there is nothing in sight I will just have to look at something else.
Jobs for life went in the 1970's it's sad but it's a fact of life, just deal with it the best you can.
Creatures would do anything to avoid Ryan Air back in those days as well!
Not conclusive I know but the view from the balloon suggests a very flat country, no sign of mountains or singing nuns so probably Holland not Austria.
P.S. Austrian jumper, Austrian flag?
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