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Interviews: Ask Bjarne Stroustrup About Programming and C++

Bugamn Favourite programming language (418 comments)

What is your favourite programming language that isn't C++ (or C)?

about a week ago

The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer

Bugamn Re:Or dumbphones (72 comments)

It doesn't help to have no security vulnerabilities if it also doesn't have the desired functionalities. Why don't we all go back to talking only face to face? It's not practical.

By the way, someone down said that Merkel's 6210 was hacked. Isn't this one a dumbphone?

about a week ago

Auralux Release For Browsers Shows Emscripten Is Reaching Indie Devs

Bugamn Re:I jut tried it (44 comments)

To me it seems more like a clone of Galcon or Eufloria, nothing like Osmos except for the pretty lights. You have fleets, you send those fleets to conquer suns.

about a week ago

Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

Bugamn Re:How do you say... (125 comments)

I think it wasn't a literal translation, since the original was "you bitch" and the translation means "dog offspring", although this can be literally translated to son of a bitch, then the question is if this has the same weight. Also, he said "commonly used expletive", so I believe he knows what he talks about.

about two weeks ago

Comparison: Linux Text Editors

Bugamn Re:There are only 4 editors (402 comments)

I'm sorry if that sounded a bit aggressive, but I never liked Emacs combos. I did however find that the Lisp integration looked really powerful, if I wanted to dive into that. I can see then why someone that used Emacs only for the combos wouldn't mind leaving it, while someone that had invested in the Lisp configuration would never want to go.

Personally, I prefer to write in VIm since I got used to the composability of commands and I can't find this feature in other editors. As long as everyone is happy and no one is forcing me to use their editor, everyone can use whatever they like.

about two weeks ago

Comparison: Linux Text Editors

Bugamn Re:There are only 4 editors (402 comments)

easy to modify (I never learned Lisp)

What's the point in using Emacs if you don't want to learn lLisp to modify it? I personally prefer to edit in VIm, but I can see the power that Lisp lends to Emacs.

about two weeks ago

EA Tests Subscription Access To Game Catalog

Bugamn Re:"small catalog" and "subscription" (63 comments)

For me, those $5 monthly will buy a better and more varied collection without the subscription problem. The games may be older, but the listed titles really don't interest me.

about three weeks ago

An Army Medal For Coding In Perl

Bugamn Re:Shoulda got a purple heart (192 comments)

Because all Slashdot is these days is bitching about everything.


about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

Bugamn Re: vi, Emacs or IDE (359 comments)

Last time I used it came with the cheat sheet in the menu.

about 2 months ago
top, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses

Bugamn Re:why would I want to hang with a buncha cunts (561 comments)

Let's put it another way. Since it's a club for people with similar intrinsic characteristics, how would you call a party for only white people? I'll be burned for that, right?

about 2 months ago

Electrical Control of Nuclear Spin Qubits: Important Step For Quantum Computing

Bugamn Re:hyperfine-Stark effect (42 comments)

It works fine to keep powered suits of armor flying.

about 2 months ago

Study: Royalty Charges Almost On Par With Component Costs For Smartphones

Bugamn Go Republic! (131 comments)

We should cut their heads and use royalty free phones

about 3 months ago

Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

Bugamn Re:danger will robinson (688 comments)

What is the limit of this madness?

about 3 months ago

Ouya's Unsung Strength: Multiplayer For Parties

Bugamn Re:This exists (54 comments)

There is also Smash Bros, WarioWare, Just Dance.

about 3 months ago

Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA

Bugamn Probably not successful (59 comments)

I heard it had a lukewarm reception.

about 3 months ago

The Next Unreal Tournament: Totally Free, Developed By Public

Bugamn Re:This sounds great... (122 comments)

Consider that there are few games for Linux and there were even fewer at that time. It probably is a bit of a hyperbole (and I don't think there is any problem with that), but I can see how someone would have their heart broken over that. Maybe they use only Linux normally, so it means they cannot even play?

about 3 months ago

Programming Language Diversity On the Rise

Bugamn Re:A good sign (177 comments)

No flamewar here. In this discussing a VIm cultist can agree with an Emacs brother. Better a good editor, than an IDE per language. I lose productivity when I try to use Eclipse simply because it doesn't have the same tools I already know from VIm, and it is not worth to me to learn it deeply, as I usually work combining different languages.

about 3 months ago


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My Test Entry

Bugamn Bugamn writes  |  more than 4 years ago

So this is my journal and I decided to try if it works. If I can read this again I guess it does.

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