How much inertia must there be in the industry if some people still haven't moved away from them? I moved ages ago.
106 posts • joined 7 Mar 2013
One of our devs...
One of our devs said he couldn't get to StackExchange so he was off for a nap.
A programming mistake or was it a case "Ah Mr. Corleone, I gather sir is interested in one of our 'discrete' accounts.... yes sir, we call it the 10-alpha account. It's much more convenient than Panama"
Clearly Oracle doesn't have enough more lawyers... they should get more... and clearly the ones they have aren't good enough... they should get more expensive ones!
Re: That is all well and good but...
I specifically came on the comments to moan about the BBC, but I was beaten to the punch. It's getting a bit embarrassing for them tbh.
Re: Dear Oracle
Point taken regarding (1) and regarding (2), I was speaking colloquially when I referred to it as code.
The jurors patiently sat through your legal mudslinging. They put their lives on-hold so you could whine on about 37 lines of code. They took their time to try to return the best decision they could. Now you dare to call them "unreasonable" because they didn't agree with you. A trick tried my SCO, if my memory services.
What little credibility you had left in this case is gone. It is you who are being unreasonable. And disrespectful to the men and women of the jury that will never get those two weeks of their lives back.
Pretty much everyone in IT except Oracle.
Why oh why....
... do websites insist on still making us use this outdated liability of a piece software.
Re: What the anonymous coward said
I am sure if someone offered to backport (or pay someone to backport it) the fix to traditional, it would still be accepted, though. Same goes for the development of any missing functionality in xl. My experience of the Xen custodians is that if someone puts forward something with merit and is prepared to write it, then they will include it.
Re: I call fake
Upvoted. Apart from the PS logo, I would say it is identical. If you look at the video, it seems like there is a cover missing where the cartridge slot is. But crucially, you can see the recess where such a cover would go. Good find.
Am pretty sure that I read somewhere that flashing over your own O/S is going to be problematic (= possibly impossible), so those that are planning to buy the Windows version and reflash with Linux might want to check that it is even possible. This isn't just a tiny PC.
I can't imagine the m/b manufacturers getting too excited about reduced dev costs on an alpha compatible boards... whereas I can for an ARM compat board.
Why do they sell iPhones in different colours, then? Or different sized screens?
If this was such a good thing for the operators, why did the government need to be involved and what's the need of a legally binding agreement?
I read this on the BBC, but there were so many caveats to the data, it made the data look all pretty meaningless.
Local Cloud for Local People
So, this is a local cloud on your phone...? Riiiight.
I somewhat disagree, but figured a downvote would be a bit strong. I use STARTTLS on my mail server and its excellent for convenience. I don't expect emails going out to be encrypted, although they might be. It does mean that emails I send that stay on the server are encrypted though (in transit), i.e. to other family members. I asked on my local LUG list how many people had non-tech family or friends using PGP etal. None, Not scientific, but an okay representation, I think.
Microsoft finally distributing the Linux Kernel, and obliged to abide by all that GPL goodness. That's got to hurt,
Re: No change
To be fair, he carried you some of the way.
I can't wait for this to go through. Then when Microsoft sells a single Nokia X phone, all the FUD that MS has put up about Linux containing all this MS IP goes away because they've distributed the kernel under the gpl v2. I think.
Pretty sure hurricane electric does free dynamic DNS if you have your own domain. I was an EveryDNS user and donor, but didn't get any favours from DynDNS when they bought EveryDNS, so had to jump ship. I came across he.net and my DNS has been rock solid ever since.
Re: 5,000 text != unlimited
In the days of BBM, Whatsapp, etc, do teenagers even use text these days?
An NSA Recruitment guy will be round their house next week.
Been gradually moving everything off 123-reg after a cock-up at their end meant I was told I had to pay twice to secure my domain and even though the knew I had already paid and they would refund the first payment some days after. I did get the refund and they gave me 2 years extra free on the domain, but I lost several hours of my time trying to deal with it. Still got a few domains with them, alas. I wish I'd had warning.
Re: Auntie Bee has pictures of the drone
I saw that already.
You say drone, I say model aeroplane.
When will Apple figure out that the best thing that could have happened to Samsung was get sued by Apple.
"with help from Rui Wang of Microsoft Research."
Microsoft Research: always keen to help.
Plus this assumes that people take a blind bit of notice of permissions (and therefore would have refused the app based on the new permission) which I am of the believe isn't the case a lot of the time.
Re: So they...
"Day one it discovered cats & games and on day two it started trolling us..."
Playing the long game.
The sooner large government organisations ween themselves off Microsoft products the better. Sure, migrating to opensource would be a costly and painful process, but once done, you'd free from vendor lock-in forever.
Now that's what I call a wise investment.
I think the actors were for filming segments of footage for use during the tour, not presenting the tours themselves.
I did the old tour with two 9-yearolds and I can say they got very bored unfortunately. Definitely not suitable for the younger consumer. I enjoyed it but I did feel it was a little slow in places. There was an element of is/is not colossus viewable today which I found a bit confusing. In the end we saw it.
Changes definitely welcome, but being sensible about it is also welcome.
Re: Tie in ?
I was just thinking the same. Or even if it's a case of I lose functionality because I don't have the "right" phone. I can't stand paying for something that I can't use. Hopefully it will be a dealer option, especially on the Merc.
Personally, I think the reason PC sales have flat-lined is because the requirements of your average home user hasn't changed in years. Surfing, social networking, youtubing, etc... all fine on a 4+ year Laptop. If you are not too bothered about HD content, you can go back even further. The one I use is 2 years old and I have never had it using more than 50% CPU. (Granted it is using a quadcore i7)
Using Ubuntu Desktop, by the way.
I was pretty sure that Ubuntu makes a strong showing in Google's offices.
I agree with the first commentator (upvoted). You shouldn't plan to have more than one RC, although you can have as many as you like.
According to wikipedia... "A release candidate (RC) is a beta version with potential to be a final product". If you are planning to have three of them, then numbers 1 & 2 can't be a potentially final product". I am not saying Wikipedia is gospel, but it's my understanding of the term and I would suggest the understanding of the first commentator. If nothing else, the name - "Release Candidate" - should give the game away.
Hmmm 8 downvotes. Harsh.
Well, if BT subvert DNS, then I am glad I don't use them and never will.I didn't imagine an ISP would do that.
Shame on them, not shame on me.
If it's using DNS, then Ubuntu users from 12.04 onwards won't be "protected" as Ubuntu uses its own local DNS server, as far as I know. Maybe different in later versions.
Re: I wish we ran on RHEL (or any GNU/Linux for that matter)
"When we get new customers and they are on RHEL or whatever, they have to install Windows."
I am surprised you get new customers that are on RHEL, in that case.
Culture can only change from within in my opinion, so keep at it and good luck!
"In the months ahead, other courts, no doubt, will wrestle to find the proper balance consistent with our constitutional system."
Months? American courts? He's hopeful.
Re: And why aren't they going after this group??
The entire UK police force is too tied up with investigations of investigations of investigations about plebgate.
Ahmen to that!
Well. if Apple thought they could issue a killer blow to Samsung's mobile aspirations, it is coming all too late.
Surely, the outpouring is also travelling in the direction of the spin at the point it left the influence of the object itself? So a spiral effect could be reduced to a point of being not visible to the naked eye?
Just guessing. Might be bollocks.
Obviously the author should of interviewed Bezo's wife for the book.
...which two companies are most of the probation services going to be outsourced to? Just for fun.
Incidentally, some probation staff are/were on strike about that very thing today.
Re: Slave labor is big business in the USA
Slabe labour or simply repaying one's debt to society? Or even just repaying the high cost to keep them in prison?
Mythical man month...
... only really applies when the people in situ know what they are doing but they are just doing it too slowly. Now, if you have a bunch of fuckwits in-situ (no idea if that is the case) , then getting non-fuckwit people in can only help. Of course, if it has just been designed badly, then neither fuckwits nor non-fuckwits will be able to fix it.
This trolley with sweets on it... I bet there weren't any Kitkats on it.
Just for the record, I won'r be buying BackBerry and that is because it doesn't fit with my strategy.
Just incase you were wonderin'.