2414 posts • joined Sunday 8th October 2006 16:17 GMT
Bone idle bastards
I can recall campaigning in the 1990s for them to develop spam-proof email, but 'nothing to do with us, chief'. Still the same. Giving customers a hollow choice over what they do on their own machines will cost them nothing.
It is this sort of 'give us money, we do nothing to earn it' attitude that will lead to government legislation, and that will be a shambles
I want to disagree
But I read the article twice and I am still not sure what point is being made.
So I sort of basically feel in disagreement with something or other.
It ain't the domain that's the problem.
It's the bankers.
Some of Stallman's achievements have been very important, world changing, liberating.
But he can be a complete arse sometimes.
I know CCmail used to do this, and do it well. Atachments were singled out too, held once even if appearing to be duplicated in replies and forwards, or dragged into completely new threads.
I've see no evidence that exchange does any of this.
$MEGACORP enforces a 5Gb limit for network profiles, including shadows of 'my documents' and of outlook email.
It then tells us to use rtf format emails. Most company-wide emails are html format.
Then there is a retention policy that, as far as I can see, means we have to keep everything except birthday-cake-at-the-watercooler announcements. For >6 years. The retention policy includes rules on email naming conventions that I have /never/ seen the management respect, and on trimming quotation of older emails that I have /never/ seen the management respect either.
My .pst files are around 10Gb each, and I have been given a 500G LaCie to shadow them on. In five years no-one has once asked if I am doing that.
According to the policy failure to retain emails is my fault.
Here is a hint
Perhaps, Mr Obama, if you didn't go round the world pissing people off and bombing their weddings then you would not have to be all panicy that one of them might come visiting while a bit cross.
It's not an iron lung, you know
I really don't care if the computers work or not.
It's a sports day and a political bunfight. None of it matters.
Yes, a one page 'getting started' in multiple languages, is quite a book.
14 in the constitution, 22 in the courts, 415 languages according to the UN: The census of 1961 recognized 1,652 languages used in India
Surely when the cat is asleep you have to consider its rest mass instead?
A fair argument - but why, then, do so many 10" netbooks retail at half of that figure?
What is this 'holiday' of which you speak, oh alien one?
I can't remember the last one of them
The real solution is PMR446 radios?
You can't be arrested for having one of they, they sell them in chavshops
the Yougov result should be no surprise to anyone reading the comments here, on enGadget, and a million and one other places.
It is a mark of the greed and stupidity of HP, Rim, etc. that they tried to sell at the Apple price point.
Whats to stop the rozzers anonymously vibing...
Err, The fact that they are rozzers, and as thick as pigsh*t?
What else are they good for? Decorating bedrooms? Cooking steak?
I don't enter into a contract to buy 30 gallons of petrol a month from BP and get a free Astra. I go and buy my Alfa and then fill it up whereever I choose.
People should buy their own handsets, then they will have the authority to decide what features shoulod be in it, not some vested-interest bandit
The correct response would be:
"Yeah. Dumb. We'e told the useless twat that if he does it he will be out. Keep an eye on him, and let us know, will you?"
Does this article origintate elsewhere?
Its the banks, stupid
Banks owe a duty of care over credit cards which they want to say won't affect NFC. If someone rips off yer nfc device, they will argue that it is your problem like losing cash.
In the first round there was a £50 spend limit before a pin validation was required, in various forms. It is the vends within this total, the 60p newspaper, that is being sold as 'fast and convenient' - you don't see people using pins with oyster cards.
I think this is why most of the action is in the phone arena, despite banks issuing nfc equipped cards. The banks are trying to pretend it is nothing to do with them, whilst still raking off their merchant fees etc.
I want none of it at all. No-one asked me, it is just being foisted on us by vested interests
Assuming you want to stay with windows, how will the motherboard code learn the key for windows 9? or 10? Not only will this daft idea stop you running linux or qubes or whatever, but there is a good chance you will need a new mobo for each new version of windows.
Who benefits from that?
M$ ? yes
Mobo makers ? yes
users ? -err - umm - no.
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