"Limeys" is American. "Pommies" is the equivalent Aussie slang term.
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"Limeys" is American. "Pommies" is the equivalent Aussie slang term.
@nematoad, there's a one word answer to that:
Where you have "it’s like his mother" I heard "Ya es uno más", which I'd translate in context as "He's one of us now". And I think that Tía María says that it's Los Narros (the town) which has always been renowned, not old people, and that the reason that there isn't anyone is that they've gone to Los Señoritos and something like Lestar (presumably larger towns - many villages in Spain are dying because the younger generations go to the cities - but I don't know the Ávila region at all apart from Ávila itself). The bit about taking the photo was "Do you remember when you took that photo of me there?"
They're bureaucrats. They use the exact designation written in statute without regard for how it sounds to a layman. Other products with the same designation include tuna oil, carrot fibre, dried orange pulp, xanthan gum (which anyone who reads ingredients on shop-bought products will be familiar with), and even ethanol (hence the icon). And, bizarrely, carbon monoxide, several times. The mind boggles.
There's no need to fork it: Sun did that before they were sold to Oracle. OpenJDK is safe from Oracle shakedowns.
Nonsense. Iceland's win against England was also a shock to everyone who thought England would never get out of the group stage...
The website wasn't removed, simply renamed. It's still up: http://esawebdelaqueustedmehabla.com/
As a resident of Valencia I particularly like the policy on corruption. My translation:
What measures does the party you mention propose to end corruption?
A firm hand. Anyone who holds a position of responsibility and who carries out illegal practices will see their political life ended and will be sent to the Senate.
This one from a bit over a year ago sums it up well:
Mariano*: he lives on another ****ing planet.
* Rajoy's first name, and one letter away from Marciano, meaning Martian.
You have to support TLS 1.0 if you want to allow connections from IE10 or from Android <= 4.3.
On your point 4 you have the numbers the wrong way round. It's 5% of 650,000 which is the upper bound on how many e-mails could possibly be relevant.
Or if you get caught, knowing the regulations well. My grandad's war memoir includes an episode from 1946, in the British Army of Occupation on the Rhine, where as acting captain his duties included judging courts martial one week a month. I quote:
One of the few Army offences we heard concerned a Company Serjeant Major. He was charged with being improperly dressed.
The Prosecuting Officer outlining the case said - The CSM had been seen chasing an ATS Private across camp. The CSM and the ATS were both stark naked.
The CSM pleaded NOT GUILTY, - He agreed with the Prosecutor's statement of events, and submitted that "He had been dressed in accordance with KRR (King's Rules & Regulations) No 2352 of 1942 - Dress Sports for the Use Of - which says - "All ranks shall be appropriately dressed for the Sport in which they are engaged".
The case was dismissed.
It's so unclear that I think the person who wrote this article ran the original El País article through Google Translate rather than ask someone who speaks Spanish to give him the gist. I saw the original article a couple of days ago and was wondering whether anyone outside Spain would pick it up; I can spot a few errors in this one.
(1) The band's name is just Los Salerosos, and it doesn't mean The Saltshakers. I would translate it something like The Fun Guys.
(2) It's not that they planned to get rich and buy a mansion: they planned to buy musical instruments, and if they got rich to buy a mansion.
(3) The bank account wasn't a family account. It was José Javier's own savings account, which was intended to pay for, among other things, driving lessons in the future.
(4) It's not that the account went 2000€ into debt, but that the account only had 2000€ in it to start with. The bank notified the parents after receiving (and this isn't entirely clear to me in the original Spanish) either bills totalling 19700€ or a bill for 19700€. (Fairly literal translation: "At the start of September the charges from Google began to arrive, and increased exponentially from some 15 euros, at the start, until reaching 19,700.")
(5) The boy's father isn't quoted at any point. It was his mother who is quoted as saying, among other things, that he didn't understand the consequences.
Not having a television is no longer sufficient reason to not have a TV licence. You have to also not watch live streams over the Internet.
@Aitor1, inspecting planes? Are you sure you're not confusing Assange with Snowden?
The worst 2B I've dealt with insisted that the software my company makes was making his tablet crash. We suggested it might turning itself off because the battery was low. He insisted that the battery was fine. After wasting half an hour talking on the phone, I told him bluntly that he should contact tech support from the company that makes his tablet. The next day my boss got an e-mail saying that it was due to a low battery.
Actually Tony Blair was elected three times. 1997, 2001, and 2005.
If you mean to use SSL, you should use HSTS.
It's not only password reuse that he did wrong: he also let someone else know it in the first place!
CDs? The rest of us were talking about the good old days.
(On a side-note, we need a "Get off my lawn!" icon).
@Charlie Clark, I wouldn't have thought cranberries and paprika would go well together. Interesting. Was it the dried chorizo for eating raw or the undried chorizo for cooking?
Ozymandias was an Egyptian pharoah. Ramses II, to be precise.
From sarcio (sarcire, sarsi, sartum): to patch, botch, mend, repair, restore. (So wiktionary).
A lot of the .Net libraries are thin wrappers over Win32. That's probably why they talk about "not tied to a particular operating system implementation". E.g. half or more of System.Security.Cryptography will have to be removed, leaving only the XYZManaged implementations.
The real question is: when has anyone in HR ever worked on New Year's Day?
Or with the C.H.I.P. One USB port (not including power in) and wifi would be sufficient for my DLSR-controller project. I'm going to do it with a Pi3, but a Zero+Wifi would be perfect if it existed.
On Spanish TV they regularly make the last ad break in a feature film last 20 minutes, and come just 10 minutes before the credits.
If they'd asked me for a definition, I'd have replied "An IoT buzzword".
More-or-less equivalently, how do we know they're not already using them? Ok, we can't see public DNS entries under those TLDs, but they could be using them privately for naming in their internal networks. I can certainly see an argument for using a private but officially registered TLD over .local.
I can see the point where I had lunch last Sunday.
I think most mainstream Christian theologians would say that the biggest difference between the Jehovah's Witnesses' beliefs and mainstream Christianity is that JWs don't believe in the Trinity.
Someone did just break the Spanish national record for the fastest speed recorded by a police radar trap, at 297km/h, test-driving a Porsche. But even at that speed it would take four hours to get from Girona to Brussels.
Lo curioso es que el libro de texto arregla el error del artículo original, que pone que la foto de Paris Hilton es porque «allá arriba hace mucho frío» (y no dice nada de la bufanda). Impresionante.
(For the benefit of the monolingual majority, the curious thing is that the textbook corrects an error in the article it's based on, which says that the photo of Paris Hilton is because "it's very cold up there", and doesn't say anything about the scarf. Impressive).
Armed police have too much variability for the comparison to work. Enough firepower to equip 200 British firearms officers is one APC short of being enough to equip 5 coppers in certain parts of the US.
Not true. It's worth watching to take the mick out of it. Just don't take it seriously.
Some computer science academics have experience in the real world and know how to write good software. Others are complete disasters. They know how to write for the common case, which is all they need to get the results they want for their papers, but don't know anything about writing software which handles corner cases and is robust enough for the real world.
She didn't vote because Assange is also Australian. Presumably she wanted to avoid any impression of bias.
It's not that difficult to have multiple Academies in a multilingual country. Spain has several: at least one for each of the official languages, plus a couple for regional languages which aren't official languages even in their regions. See e.g. https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categor%C3%ADa:Academias_de_la_Lengua_en_Espa%C3%B1a
Specifically, it's about deserialising classes from org.apache which use a deserialisation hook to parse their embedded data and execute a process defined by such data. This exploit would not be possible if attackers could only craft packets containing classes which I've written and which don't do such crazy things. (Of course, that doesn't mean that there couldn't be any vulnerabilities, but they would be more specific).
The other problem is that the support for validating your data stream before deserialising is negligible to non-existent. A nice compromise between writing a custom file format and using insecure serialisation would be to allow deserialisation with a custom "context" object which allows you to filter the classes which may be deserialised. If I can permit deserialising anything whose package begins com.mycompany. and reject anything else then I'm safe from whatever weirdness org.apache might have in its many libraries.
The agreement in question is undoubtedly an instrument which strengthens bilateral relations and which will facilitate, for example, the carrying out of judicial procedures, such as the interrogation of Mr Assange, [who is] enjoying asylum in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
The Home Nations flags are easy: you just have to think of the Union Flag. The red axis-aligned cross and its white border is from England; the blue background and diagonal white cross is from Scotland; the diagonal red cross is from Ireland; and the pole is from Wales.
In Cambridge they already have one. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridgeshire_Guided_Busway
It does seem to be quite difficult, yes. Where I live the stops have displays to tell you how long until the next one, and they fairly frequently tell me that the next bus is 10 minutes away when I can see it at the end of the road, or that it's at the end of the road and then I have to wait 10 minutes.
In other news, grass is green. Generating fake certificates is also used by web nanny type software and the NSA to do man-in-the-middle attacks.
Thomas K, don't be so 20th century. Knowing what outcomes you'll achieve before you apply for funding is the way science and journalism work nowadays. After all, why would someone want to fund a project which isn't going to succeed?
There are two easy rebuttals to the idea that you can just look at family histories: recessive genes, and new mutations. I suspect that most people don't realise how common the latter are. E.g. according to the U.S. National Institute of Health,
At least 25 percent of Marfan syndrome cases result from a new mutation in the FBN1 gene. These cases occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.
The name CAMBRIDGE is registered as a UK trademark in different categories by a variety of companies. In addition to the university, there's a food company, a water board, Yamaha, a stationery company, a towel company, a furniture company, and an air conditioning company. Of those, the university would be the one with the best claim to the domain: it has the trademark for Cambridge in the contexts of "electronic publications, downloadable" and "publication of directories". But, of course, the .com domain isn't subservient to UK trademarks.
The subhead ("Should have been pulped. Weren't") suggests that the items for recycling were licence certificates with the keys printed on them. Although that raises the question of how they can have infringed copyright: breach of contract, yes, but if they were merely reselling physical items then no copying was performed.
Uitsmijter has already been covered in the post-pub nosh series. See the list of links at the bottom of the article.
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