Re: Free beer is easy to explain
Do you mean that I don't have to pay for a bottle/glass of beer? Or, do you mean that knowledge of the ingredients and brewing method is available for me to use as I wish?
6112 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
"... it can't say anymore about those checks in case someone games it ..."
If it can be gamed, it will be gamed.
Having said that, it's probably not worth anyone's effort to game it for these particular clubs. The situation may be different if that application goes nationwide.
Hindsight is wonderful, if you can have it. Perhaps he could have made an introductory video, showing himself or a friend using a computer and pointing out the 'important bits' and how they are used.
You only realise that certain problems can even exist after you encounter them.
According to a report in The Independent, there was a confirmation stage and the operator did press 'yes'. What it needs is a big, red, flashing illuminated sign at the other end of the room with a big, red, flashing confirmation button to be pressed. I suppose that would be too expensive.
"Due to its traditional hands-off approach to industry and the fact that the internet mostly resides in private hands, there is little that the DoC or DHS can do in real, solid terms."
If an electricity supplier switched 11kV onto a domestic feeder, resulting in damage and/or injury; would the attitude be the same?
I've been using .appimage excecutables for a while now, which are essentially unmanaged (at the user end) self-contained applications with no dependencies on installed libraries, etc. Does anyone know if there are major technical or security differences between snap, flatpak and .appimage applications?
"... have lost confidence in this app to provide the 99.9 per cent reliability as is stipulated in our contract”.
The contract will be allowed to expire in June, when it is next due for renewal, ..."
A contract for a non-compliant service will be allowed to run for another six months?
What about the AU$250,000 p.a. already paid?
"Its consensus mechanism relies on extensions in Intel processors, though, limiting it to that architecture."
Can't this be emulated on other processors, or is there a timing issue?
Am I alone in thinking that allowing Intel to slip this into the project may not have been a good idea?
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