* Posts by m4r35n357

18 posts • joined 4 Sep 2012

Chemists bitten by Python scripts: How different OSes produced different results during test number-crunching

m4r35n357

Not a single mention of testing . . .

Well that is your problem right there.

Devon knows how they make it so steamy: Phantom squatter of Torquay curls one out on bloke's motor

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Made a log of the incident!

see title

Four more years! Four more years! Svelte Linux desktop Xfce gets first big update since 2015

m4r35n357

Debian?

I can't believe they backed out of this as the default desktop.

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

m4r35n357

Point and Grunt

'nuff said.

UK.gov's Verify has 'significantly' missed every target, groans spending watchdog

m4r35n357

Cynicism?

OpenSSL swats a dozen bugs, one notable nasty

m4r35n357

What makes you think we can't? http://www.libressl.org/

Linux 4.8 rc1 lands, with Surface 3 support promised!

m4r35n357

The "unstable" ABI is there for a very good reason; to piss off people like you.

OpenOffice project 'all but dead upstream' argues prominent user

m4r35n357

Re: Splitters!

You forgot to mention cancer, Mr gates. Nice handle, BTW

Antarctic boffins hope stratospheric gravity wave hunter returns to Earth

m4r35n357

I think you mean gravitational waves

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_wave

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_wave

OpenVPN open to pre-auth Bash Shellshock bug – researcher

m4r35n357

Yes, you are. No sensible distribution has used bash for anything but interactive shells for as long as I can remember. That's what bash is, sh/ash/dash + interactive features. Only an idiot would use it for batch (non-interactive) processing. This whole thing is just natural selection at work.

Stunned by Shellshock Bash bug? Patch all you can – or be punished

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Re: what else lurks

No they don't

Bad boy builds beastly Bash bug botnet, boxen battered

m4r35n357

Not mine

$ ls -lAh /bin/sh

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Jun 30 11:40 /bin/sh -> dash

Can't touch this! Microsoft joins OpenGL 3D graphics group

m4r35n357

A Wish

Let's hope they're not just joining to cause trouble and stall progress . . .

Microsoft swings axe at 18,000 bods in its largest ever round of layoffs

m4r35n357

Remember . . .

This all started when Microsoft's Elop was parachuted into Nokia to kill Maemo/Meego and drop Android for Windoze phone.

Thanks for nothing, OpenSSL, grumbles stonewalled De Raadt

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Re: Take a look at the changes LibreSSL made

Yep. OpenSSL devs dropped the ball badly and didn't care. Now they are trying to sabotage the ones who do care. Die OpenSSL!

Astroboffins map GIANT MASS of dark matter

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Re: Wavevolution

mmm, grade " A" gibberish . . .

Internet Explorer needs fresh dev infusion for a full recovery

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UK TV ad campaign

Millions spent trying to persuade people to actually use what's already installed on their computers, pathetic really ;)

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