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Periodic Table Gets a New, Unnamed Element

ManWithIceCream Tylium (461 comments)

They should call it Tylium.

more than 5 years ago

How Do You Greet an Extraterrestrial?

ManWithIceCream Re:Squids (803 comments)


Aliens* have masted space travel, squids haven't.
I don't think it would be incorrect to assume it would be easier to communicate with an alien than to communicate with a squid. Maybe mostly because it is highly unlikely that a squid would want to communicate with us, where an alien is more likely to want to communicate with us, as they probably are, unlike squids, smart enough to have asked the Big Questions, and would be glad to see alien lifeforms.

*who come to visit us

more than 5 years ago

What Free IDE Do You Use?

ManWithIceCream Re:Emacs (1055 comments)

I always alias 'vi' and 'vim' to 'emacs' (or 'emacs-nox' depending on what system I use.)

more than 5 years ago

Will Oracle Keep Funding Sun's Pet Java Projects?

ManWithIceCream Luckily Java is GPL'd (234 comments)

I'm so happy that Sun managed to release Java under the GPL before it was bought. I can't imagined what would happen if Oracle got a hold of Java without the community being able to fork it if nessecary.

more than 5 years ago

Swedish Pirate Party Gains 3000 Members In 7 Hours

ManWithIceCream Re:EU Elections June7 (410 comments)

Probably the only candidate for the EP on slashdot.

more than 5 years ago

What Do You Call People Who "Do HTML"?

ManWithIceCream Forgot one. (586 comments)

Stuck in the 90's = webmaster

more than 5 years ago

iTunes Prohibits Terrorism

ManWithIceCream Re:Boilerplate. (124 comments)

I read the exact words on the Mosso.com Terms of Service

more than 5 years ago

Closing Time At Microsoft's Campus Pub

ManWithIceCream Re:Last Post (393 comments)

It is typical MS fashion.
Case in point: Computer Gaming World Magazine was changed to Games For Windows Official Magazine. But only months after, Microsoft just dropped it and killed the magazine.

Lesson learned: Never partner with Microsoft

more than 5 years ago

How Do I Provide a Workstation To Last 15 Years?

ManWithIceCream Re:Or at least (655 comments)

or just not use virtualization software made by a vendor.

more than 5 years ago

How Do You Deal With Pirated Programs At Work?

ManWithIceCream Re:Your choice (958 comments)

more less software that he actually owns.

I think you have misunderstood something here.

Oh and I almost forgot:
ZOMG, replace it all with OSS

more than 5 years ago

Valve Claims New Steamworks Update "Makes DRM Obsolete"

ManWithIceCream Re:how is that not DRM? (731 comments)

This IS DRM.

more than 5 years ago

Ext4 Data Losses Explained, Worked Around

ManWithIceCream Re:the workaround is bad design (421 comments)

We let our own off with heineous mistakes while professionals who do the same thing we hang simply because they dared to ask to be paid for their effort. Lame.

Is Ted Ts'o not professional? Does he not get paid? Ts'o's employed by the Linux Foundation, on leave from IBM. Free Software does not mean volenteer-made software!

more than 5 years ago


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