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GNU Emacs 24.4 Released Today

Barsteward Re:Sounds nice (141 comments)

now thats the way, voting with your feet (keyboard)

4 hours ago
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GNU Emacs 24.4 Released Today

Barsteward Re:Sounds nice (141 comments)

but but but but it does more than one thing, its not the Unix Way ......

4 hours ago
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GNU Emacs 24.4 Released Today

Barsteward Re:Sounds nice (141 comments)

i wonder how the systemd detractors who continuely argue its not the Unix way of doing one thing etc, react to this Emacs?

4 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:A rather empty threat (471 comments)

"Or that there are no known bugs to fix and haven't been in ages" - is that a hope? try google "bugs in sysvinit"

8 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:That's all we need ... (471 comments)

My "desktop works faster" is not just about systemd, it can be any bit of software/config that makes it faster (as long as it doesn't break)

8 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:How (471 comments)

you don't have to do any if you don't want but you might to do something to remain relevant

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:I Trust Debain (471 comments)

i wouldn't bother responding to 12 year old AC trolls. they are too scared to even register with a nickname

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:A rather empty threat (471 comments)

that means, as explained previously, that all bugs in SysVinit components are fixed in different distributions so there is no longer one definitive SysVinit version. I can't see that as being a good idea or acceptable.

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:A rather empty threat (471 comments)

Status quo is not always a good place to be, if it was there would be no progress

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:A rather empty threat (471 comments)

No one group has a monopoly on good/great ideas. Same goes for political parties

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:Too late (471 comments)

not sure about that. most of the crap seems to be due with political issues with the developers. anyway most software has bugs at some point or another, its a fact of software life.

9 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:UNIX Philosophy (471 comments)

"mainly because of the binary log files" - i believe there is a config option to forward log message to rsyslog - here's a cut from an Arch discussion

"This changelog says that:
* journald will no longer forward all local data to another running syslog daemon. This change has been made because rsyslog (which appears to be the most commonly used syslog implementation these days) no longer makes use of this, and instead pulls the data out of the journal on its own. Since forwarding the messages to a non-existent syslog server is more expensive than we assumed we have now turned this off. If you run a syslog server that is not a recent rsyslog version, you have to turn this option on again (ForwardToSyslog= in journald.conf)."

Does this help with your problem with the binary log issue?

10 hours ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Barsteward Re:That's all we need ... (471 comments)

Minority is probably more accurate, the main objectors seems to be sysadmins with loads of investment in their scripting. There are more desktop users than sysadmins and they won;t care one little bit about systemd, just as long as the desktop works faster.

10 hours ago
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

Barsteward Re:The law comes to Deadwood. (479 comments)

And how do you find that out? You have absolutely no idea who is behind the threat. Sure, most of the time it'll be an empty threat but are you willing to take that chance if its your family? look what happened here http://nakedsecurity.sophos.co...

yesterday
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

Barsteward Re:The law comes to Deadwood. (479 comments)

next time you go through an airport, make a joke to the officers that you are carrying a bomb - see how your free speech works out for you and remember you haven't escalated to physical violence.

trolls threatening rape and death are not subjective, would you tolerate someone directly threatening your family? You can call someone all the names you like in freedom of speech (except some examples like being anti-Semitic) but threatening someone's life in not "freedom of speech" in a civilised society

yesterday

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ClimateDenial Gate

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "If these are genuine Heartland internal documents, then the leaked documents are better than the “climategate” e-mails.
If you are a climate denier (or not) then read the list of documents can be found on Skeptical Science //www.skepticalscience.com/denialgate-heartland.html"

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http://www.macrumors.com/2008/09/23/apple-extends-

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  about 6 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "Now, who would want to be a iPhone developer after this story? You can spend all your waking hours developing a piece of software for the iPhone only to have it rejected because it may be in competition with Apples own offering and then not be able to disclose why it was rejected because your rejection letter is under a NDA... Crack out those iJackboots...."
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Uk Stock Exchange IT system collapses

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "Quote from Uk Times online "Shares in London are still frozen nearly six hours after trading was suspended due to a "connectivity issue" http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/markets/article4703130.ece Proud boasts from london stock exchange when launched new IT system... "http://www.onwindows.com/Articles/London-Stock-Exchange/814/Default.aspx" best quote... "Reliability is fundamental to the Exchange's value proposition for the market and continues to give its senior managers peace of mind about system uptime.""

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