Where we're going, we don't need roads!
Just a handbasket...
4737 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
Just a handbasket...
Rather than excluding Open Source it is more like:-
A Govt Dept: Hey MS, we think your Win10 may have a backdoor, and we won't buy it until you let us look at the source code.
Microsoft: You agreed to buy it. TPP says we don't have to show you the source anymore. Pony up.
"Check Point reached out..."
Don't. Just stop.
"Give people supported, functional software to run businesses with!"
Leopards, spots, etc.
They aren't on in every jukebox in every pub every night ever...
Arg! for the 80's!
Bob Marley version?
"The important question here is, why would anyone keep a zombie in the garage?."
Living it up on the loot of millions.
"Since we're doing pedantry, ..."
Famous last words... "...the wings stop producing life..."
I'm sure there's a word for this.
"And if your software is designed for controlling low-level hardware and therefore requires direct hardware access (which neither WINE nor a VM can provide) AND requires Internet access?"
Then the hardware will probably fail the Win 10 test (ie is more than 2-3 yrs old...)
Face to face.
So now they have your details and your face to put in the database.
I hate to say it, but this is why we can't have
nice things flying cars.
If it's not a Z80, it's just a petrol-pump controller chip.
Reminds me of the Depeche Mode hit - 'Reach out and Punch Face'
"Er, it's one of Wilde's!"
"If I were your customer, I'd be looking to get shot of you with a snotty attitude like that."
Said millions of ex-Windows users, to Microsoft as WinX is forced on more and more unsuspecting machines.
I'm surprised they din't go the whole hog* and make the model #1984...
* 4 legs good...
Easily scared, aren't you.
"What would one of the ports be for?"
A moisture sensor to keep an eye on the levee...
- saves a drive, and Chevys drink gas.
"...what photos exactly would end up on my phone"
Every day, bing(e) would deliver a picture of TIKFAM as your desktop.
"...rather than from the top down as you would in Android. "
Another 'Steering wheel now on floor, we know best' moment from Redmond.
I really hope the networks are ready for my 16k television - Ol' Gil really needs this job...
— Deuteronomy & Leviticus
The best Big Books of Things to Do on Opposite Day. Vol I & II
"Well, I did write this ages ago, in the fist week after I took over..." - 'Nad.
"They don't call El Reg a redtop for nothing..."
I prefer the term 'Red-headed Stepchild' myself...
"Windows 10 out, users happy, PCs upgraded..."
Pick any one.
1.21 GW is quite a heavy drain...
"Bollocks to London."
Because the asylum is run by accountants and lawyers.
They could call it the 'Pistorius'.
edit- AC in before me!
Do enlighten us - and don't forget to add value to the thread...
Noun: Long for twat.
"I'm genuinely interested - what is at the heart of your cavalier risk-seeking attitude?"
A desire to own a Tardis?
<nightmare>As a penance, they should be forced to open-source DirectX</nightmare>
"So if the device needs "fixing", do I need to develop Avon like skills and carry a combined tester, pen-kit and screwdriver in the sole of my boot?"
You don't already...? Get off to /. !!
"Siri is a great app. I'm different. Cortana is a spooky bitch."
MS can't even produce a normal computer properly.
Not here, I imagine.
""On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
Now you do; I'll have to sniff you out and bite you.
"See "The History of the Decline and Fall of the US Empire"."
It peaked in 1969 and has gone downhill since.
How to tell if it's a dream or not?
Spin up Windows. If it keeps going, it's a dream. If it falls over, it's reality...
Windows and Office are guaranteed to get your PC hacked. Get rid!
I might give a shit...
What are these 'feet' of which you speak?
This was a public information broadcast, on behalf of the H&S party.
What of Barbapapa?
"Fronds of red weed, more like."
But the Plutocrats would feel right at home, surely?
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