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In Australia, Immunize Or Lose Benefits

Capt. Beyond wont that article doesn't mention (680 comments)

Is that if you have a medical exception, or conscientious objector that needs a Dr to sign, you will still get your benefits.


"What exemptions will be available for the new immunisation conditions linked to the Family Tax Benefit Part A supplement?
While the Government considers that immunisation is an important health measure for children and families, existing exemptions will continue to be available.

A child may have a temporary or permanent exemption if a recognised immunisation provider determines that receiving the vaccine is medically contraindicated. A child may also receive an exemption from the immunisation requirements if a recognised immunisation provider indicates that the parent has a conscientious objection to immunising their child.

These exemptions will also continue for Child Care Benefit. "

They also do not mention any additional ingredients of these vaccines. But that is another story.

about 3 years ago

In Australia, Immunize Or Lose Benefits

Capt. Beyond Re:The "freedom" to "choose" (680 comments)

So, do tell. if _you_ are immunized, how does someone else not being immunized put you in danger?

You afraid your vaccine won't work?

about 3 years ago

The Full Story Behind the Canonical vs. GNOME Drama

Capt. Beyond Re:How it works (247 comments)

and I suppose the telecommuting done with most open source projects doesn't work either?

That makes both kde and gnome are non working projects, but it seems both of them have been working for years, eh?

How many real open source projects are done in the same building?

more than 3 years ago

KDE Founder Receives Highest German Honor

Capt. Beyond which accent? (142 comments)

I wonder if he used his British accent to accept this award?

about 5 years ago

Nokia Unveils Its First Netbook

Capt. Beyond Re:Wrong Re:KDE (219 comments)

You mean a bunch of Linux/open source soldiers, mixed in with a few Microsoft and Mac soldiers.

more than 5 years ago

Nokia Leaks Phone With Full GNU/Linux Distribution

Capt. Beyond Re:They bought Trolltech, and this is the result (621 comments)

Actually no. Maemo is not based on Qtexteded/Qtopia. This version of Maemo is based on GTK+. Development on Qtextended was dropped, and all the developers started developing Qt Mobility and Declaritive UI instead.

more than 5 years ago

Nokia's Maemo Switching To Qt

Capt. Beyond Re:This is the Death of Maemo,if it really ever li (182 comments)

oh ya, I just love working with auto generated c++ code.

Nokia's ownership of Qt was the only reason Qt got re-licensed under the LGPL, and no, just having an LGPL license does not mean someone has full
control over it's development. So the two are very different things.

more than 5 years ago

Nokia's Maemo Switching To Qt

Capt. Beyond Re:This is the Death of Maemo,if it really ever li (182 comments)

I can tell you right now, Maemo will not use Qt Embedded.

'Bad code' is very subjective, and I would like you to prove Qt is slower than Gtk. Just because you say it's so, does not make it as such.

One reason they are going with Qt, is because they bought Trolltech. They could not have that much control over gtkMM, however ancient and unmaintained that code is.

more than 5 years ago

What Free IDE Do You Use?

Capt. Beyond Qt Creator (1055 comments)

I use Qt Creator, xemacs and vim. On all platforms.

more than 4 years ago

New Nokia Smartphones Leak E-mail Passwords

Capt. Beyond Give me a break... (94 comments)

Here's to sensationalism and mis-representation.

Nokoscope was not started by Nokia, but a one or two developers who happen to work for Nokia. It is not an official Nokia project, nor will it ever be, nor is it 'massive'. It will never be installed by default on any Nokia device.

more than 5 years ago

Desktop Environment for Proprietary Applications?

Capt. Beyond Re:FUD (146 comments)

So, if you want to run closed source, proprietary and probably costly applications on your free Linux operating system, all the while relinquishing your rights to see and change the code as a user, use Gtk.

But, on the other hand, if you want to run free, open source applications, and retain your rights to see and change the code, use Qt.


more than 6 years ago


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