* Posts by sabroni

1944 posts • joined 11 May 2007

Google's .bro file format changed to .br after gender bother

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The comment section

gets more like the Daily Mail every day. So do the feminazi click bait articles tbh....

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Re: this really is nothing compared to what's coming.

Go on then, enlighten us. What's coming?

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Man goes to collect stolen-car court docs found in stolen car in stolen car

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Re: Correct me if I'm wrong.

Has that ever happened?

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Top VW exec blames car pollution cheatware scandal on 'a couple of software engineers'

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it doesn't matter if the management knew.

They're paid to be responsible. They are responsible.

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TRANSISTOR-GATE-GATE: Apple admits some iPhone 6Ses crappier than others

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Re: The one your momma uses to call me on a Saturday night.

Yeah, she loves her pizza. Did you get it there on time?

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Team Microsoft: Device Police... 'Are you pumped? I'm pumped'

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Re: all I can smell from here is the slow, creeping spread of decay.

Yeah, I hate hot desking too. You never know what the last occupant has been up to....

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Linux kernel dev who asked Linus Torvalds to stop verbal abuse quits over verbal abuse

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Re: /. dug up some interesting dirt

No, she said that "You may need to learn to shout at people." was "*fucking* uncool". That's not interesting dirt, it's a perfectly reasonable statement.

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Re: If that is the case then please enlighten me with your wisdom

Indeed. If you read the post that this article is about she comes across as perfectly sensible. She didn't like the environment she was working in so she left the project to go somewhere else. Seems reasonable. Why shouldn't she, on her own blog, explain why?

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re: coarse language is a part of language, so it's only right it should be used.

That's some quality logic right there.

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Re: I once got a 30 day ban from SO for calling someone a tard

Good. You're supposed to post helpful stuff on there. "It's here in the manual" is helpful, "You're a tard for not looking in the manual" isn't.

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Microsoft's HoloLens: Here by 2016, mere three THOUSAND dollar price

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Re: just because it's Microsoft

No, just because it's The Register, and everyone gets short shrift, not just MS. Go and read the bleating under the latest apple security article.

For some reason it's upset you because it's MS and not Apple, Google, Oracle or some other massive corporation having the piss taken. That shows your bias, not el Reg's.

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Ubuntu 15.10: More kitten than beast – but beware the claws

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Re: (there are many)

Puts me in mind of a Fry and Laurie sketch set in a restaurant. When the diner asks for a new fork he gets a bin liner of plastic ones emptied on his table. "But these are crap!" he exclaims, "Yes, but look at the choice!" comes the reply....

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Re: might of

might've

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AdBlock blocker biz bought

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Re: You can turn that option off anytime

No, people should not be given that option.

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Re: Downvote it if you like but it's been proven time and time again

It's been proven that EVERYONE has a price? Where's the research that did that then?

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Weird garbled Windows 7 update baffles world – now Microsoft reveals the truth

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re: Am I the only one to not give a shit about the english

No. It looks like the start of this thread is full of grammatical nit picking purely to distract from a serious issue. MS sock puppets in false flag grammar outrage?

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Tear teardown down, roars Apple: iFixit app yanked from store

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Re: Bigger picture

Their market, their rules. You know the risks when you spend serious person-years-$$ (?!?) or you're a bit too naive to be running a business.

Besides, by the sounds of it the app did nothing that the mobile site doesn't (except possibly generate revenue).

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I want free stuff!

FTFY.

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Hands on with Google's Nexus 5X, 6P Android Marshmallow mobes

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Re: Prices are more reasonable than the Nexus 6

LG and Samsung are Korean. Korea is not part of China.

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Re: A good thing

Google giving users a little more control over what happens on their machines must surely make Microsoft realise they can carry on in the direction they're going for a good while until they meet Google coming the other way.

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Google literally dangles its new dongle in front of gasping TV audiences

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Coral is a colour?

Like "sweets" is, or "jumpers". It's available in black, red and yellow, marketing arseholes!

And where I come from lemonade is clear and colourless.

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US watchdog POKES STICK at Google's Android over rival-blocking allegations

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Re: How dare you!

Because everyone uses the joke icon when they're being sarcastic....

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How dare you!

Comparing the lovely Google with those bastards at Micro$haft!!!!

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Google 'cubists' fix bug in Linux network congestion control, boost performance

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Re: the point here about open source is that a user of the software created a fix for the problem

Well ok, if you explain it nice and clearly like that it does make sense.....

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Re: The power of open source

And probably fucked your dog. Probably.

But I see your point, a bug like this hanging around for 10 years definitely proves that open source is better than closed.

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The pachyderm punch: El Reg takes just-over-a-ton Elephone P8000 to tusk

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Re: no-one does it or bothers catching the exceptions

Because the only thing that can go wrong when you call an external android service is permission denied.

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It’s easier to list what you do get rather than what’s missing.

Does it have GPS? Didn't see it mentioned in the review.

The fact it allows you to manage app permissions is very cool! It makes you wonder why none of the big Android names have a similar feature....

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'We can handle politicos, OUR ISSUE IS JUDGES', shout GCHQ docs

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Re: Love the photo

Didn't realise how well he'd done with the grimace until I saw it up close. That is classic McMahon Dredd mouth!!

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KARMA POLICE: GCHQ spooks spied on every web user ever

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Re: The judge still did me for Indicant Exposure.

An indicator that's not exposed is pretty pointless....

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Re: Mr Dogshit

First name "Thickas"?

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Re: that's not terrorism!

That nutter was white. Terrorists are brown!!

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Facebook's security now sexier, with killer curves

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Re: @ Lost all faith...(was: @sabroni (was: ::yawns::))

"Anyone who actually needs secure email already has it." <> "it was readily available."

"It's HARD! to understand!" why you're arguing about this. Your first post clearly said that those who needed it already had it. You twist and turn like a mouthy smartarse hoisted by his own petard....

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Re: ::yawns::

Everyone actually needs secure email.

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Controversial: The future is data integrity, not confidentiality

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Re: the driving license is a de facto ID card

Not everyone drives.

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Cookies MONSTER your security, even with encryption

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Re: Cookies are one of the missfeatures of HTTP

The fundamental issue here is the statelessness of http/tcpip. I'm not sure why cookies particularly get the blame for this, any solution that requires the client to hold some state is open to hijacking. Any solution with no client state at all has to treat you like it's your first visit every time you use it. If you log in it has to store a token to keep you authenticated, and whether you pass that as a header or as a cookie it's still effectively the same thing. Cookies are not the problem, statelessness is.

Besides, if all the hacker can do is change a cookie and that compromises the app then the app is being too trusting of it's input.

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Blighty's Bloodhound 1,000mph rocket car unveiled ahead of record attempt

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Re: As to the "emissions" question, above, who the hell cares?

It's a joke about the current VW scandal.

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iOS 9 security blooper lets you BYPASS PINs, eye up photos, contacts

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re: Joerg

Like Eadon for Apple instead of linux. DFTT.

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Re: No doubt everyone will still harp on endlessly about it.

No, half of them will harp on and on about how it's not important because it was patched quickly.

(Not an apple hater particularly, just amused by the tedious excuses.)

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Crash Google Chrome with one tiny URL: We cram a probe in this bug

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@ AC, OP

Well Damm Mr. likes to slag other people off but doesn't post with a name, there's no excuse for posting that sort of personal attack AC. You slag someone off for being pompous then hide your own posting history. Why?

Grow a pair.

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Michigan sues HP after 'botched' $49m upgrade leaves US state in 1960s mainframe hell

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Re: Even if you had used the joke icon it wouldn't of worked.

No, because this kind of lazy, sexist bollocks is not funny. Just strangely prevalent in this mostly male forum. Or maybe you're all just as ironic as I am.....

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Re: HP is fucked.

Because once, some time ago, a woman was in charge.

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iOS's infected app-list continues to grow, says Lookout

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Re: iOS is secure. Period.

Ha! Good one! It's 2015 and a text file can hack your Apple Watch.

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AVG to flog your web browsing, search history from mid-October

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Re: 4 letters, then 3 letters...

Fuck off?

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Re: Microsoft's Security Essentials for free anti-virus.

With windows 10 data slurping it's no different.

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Infosec lady flings sueball at Microsoft over 'gender discrimination'

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It's not really about asking for a raise....

... but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise.

Now pull your knickers up and go and make me a cup of tea!

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All in all, it's just another hit in the stalls: Roger Waters The Wall

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I don't care.

I love it.

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Cybercrim who fleeced students faces scramble to repay stolen cash

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re: a cushy 5 year free holiday at Her Majesty's pleasure

Hmm, someone's a member of the party.... (be quick, it's only available for another 8 hours!)

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