What about the whole UNIX parent process killing its children then..?
14 posts • joined 11 Oct 2011
Re: > So the guy sold the project ... then went screaming that his project wasn't free anymore
Regardless of who bought the project (did I mention Oracle? Nope I didn't), it is a low act on Monty's part. Open source has their mouths full of how companies (at which the open sourcers work, surprisingly) aren't trustworthy. Open source, by these kinds of actions, isn't much better...
"Due to selling MySQL to Sun, Widenius earned about €16.6 million in capital gains in 2008 (€16.8 million total income), making the top 10 of highest earners in Finland that year."
So the guy sold the project he founded to SUN, then went screaming that his project wasn't free anymore.. So he created MariaDB, and somehow his project is gaining traction again. Wow. Wonder when he's going to sell MariaDB for another fortune to some company. And forking the project once more. Wish I thought of such a low act. Keep championing that guy, open source, I'm sure you'll get all the coorporate appreciation you deserve :/
The graph shows a *loss* of 0.01 percent for Apache and NGiNX combined, for the graph 'Market Share for Top Servers Across the Million Busiest Sites'. So, Apache/NGiNX combo - the open source part of the graph - lost 100 of the most busy sites on the net. It might not amount to much, but how does everybody win - everybody being open source according to the article - with diminishing open source in the arena?
Re: Hang on a minute...
It's never mentioned in the video that the apps are using a different back-end. The talk is focussed on the app, the iOS team, et cetera, and how Sencha have built something that performs as good as the Facebook native app.
It would've been nice if they mentioned something like 'oh, hey, and our app uses different input data to account for its loading speed.'
Yes, WTF people?
Why do you seem to think Jobs thought up this walled garden approach?
Game consoles had it first you know. I want to play my PS3 title on an Xbox. Can't be done. WTF Sony?! Why no emulation Microsoft? Let alone trying to make my toaster play Pacman...
The 'walled garden' approach has both good and bad sides, just as the 'everything goes' model Android uses has up- and downsides. But for all you people who scream they want CHOICE, it baffles me that you apparently don't see you already have it: use Android if you want to run just about anything (made for Android, I must add, since that's not entirely clear to all of you, apparently). Use an iPhone if you have no problem with a walled garden. I have yet to meet anyone who stays with a certain platform because of nonsense like save games or whatnot. Most useful apps have export features.
Why root for a monoculture?? No good will come of it.
Lastly, I'd love someone to explain how to properly worship Apple. I've asked around, but none of the fanboys seem to know. I suspect the reason is I have yet to transcend to the inner Jobsian circle. However, I really want to do something to please the iGods but I'm hesitant to make up my own rituals; what if they're blasphemous for some reason? Don't want to risk that. Anyone?