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Why Apple Should Open-Source Swift -- But Won't

Bugamn Re: Apple not in my best interests either (182 comments)

It can be argued that gcc 4.9 is there because of clang. He said he doesn't know how it is faring right now.

about a week ago

John Romero On Reinventing the Shooter

Bugamn Re:Please retire... (266 comments)

It worse when the desire to make an action movie works in detriment of the action game. Half Life had an almost perfect pacing. Valve knows how to lead the player. But many of those modern shooters don't. At a moment playing Battlefield 3 I was baffled because the game demanded that I stepped on a specific point before it would throw enemies against me and it all felt too artificial, like a director that wanted me to take my position before shooting the scene. That breaks immersion completely.

about two weeks ago

Hidden Obstacles For Google's Self-Driving Cars

Bugamn Re:can it get me home from the bar? (289 comments)

Hard on for google cars? Every time I see news about it there's a vocal group that believes those cars will do everything in to kill their occupants.

about three weeks ago

Interviews: Ask Bjarne Stroustrup About Programming and C++

Bugamn Favourite programming language (427 comments)

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

about a month 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 month 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 month 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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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