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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:His mistake was posting he had made them... (326 comments)

The point is a smuggled gun is so expensive that only very few would be able to afford it.
As soon as a gun is used the hunt is open anyway.
Furthermore: ifvI wanted a gun, regardless if in germany or japan, how would I find the guy who sells it?
I allready need to be a criminal to even get into touch with a gun smuggler or cocaine smuggler.
You simply seem not to grasp that bullshit like rubbery with a gun in your face happens neither in Japan nor in Germany: because 'criminals' so low on the ladder of being criminals have no way in hell to get a gun.

yesterday
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No More Lee-Enfield: Canada's Rangers To Get a Tech Upgrade

angel'o'sphere Re:May I suggest (325 comments)

I did not talk about the gun stocks. I talked about the fact that a car easy gets over 100 degrees C hot in the inside if it is parked in the sun. Regardless if latitude, if conditions are right.
That is a simlle physical fact.

yesterday
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:good (326 comments)

That is incorrect.
Wooden weapons are not weapons.

You can carry them any way you want. The closed container applies only to real weapons, swords.

yesterday
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Shooting At Canadian Parliament

angel'o'sphere Re:Dear Canada.... (519 comments)

You are bad in geoography.
Perhaps open a map, and look around what countries there actually are.
And then check which violence is for religious and which for simlle political reasons. E.g. Lybias revolution was a political one ...

yesterday
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Shooting At Canadian Parliament

angel'o'sphere Re:Dear Canada.... (519 comments)

Extremely stupid example, Methodists.
In case you never noticed: Methodists are pacifists. (* facepalm *)
There are plenty of christian and judaic groups that always chant: go kill infidels.

yesterday
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Shooting At Canadian Parliament

angel'o'sphere Re:Dear Canada.... (519 comments)

Rofl, the radical muslims are a very very smal minority of all muslims, your claim is completely wrong.

yesterday
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Shooting At Canadian Parliament

angel'o'sphere Re:Dear Canada.... (519 comments)

The tenets of Islam are not more incompatible than the tenets or radical christs.

If you believe the Islam is your enemy then I might give you a hint: know your enemy, so you can fight him! And you will realize that Islam is a very moderate religion.

2 days ago
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No More Lee-Enfield: Canada's Rangers To Get a Tech Upgrade

angel'o'sphere Re:May I suggest (325 comments)

The water is not boiling unless it was heated long enough.

Now you are talking "on the dash" which implies outside of the car, or not?

I'm talking about air temperature inside of the car.

2 days ago
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No More Lee-Enfield: Canada's Rangers To Get a Tech Upgrade

angel'o'sphere Re:May I suggest (325 comments)

Why should I show you a video that likely never was made?

I have a car. I see the temperature on the thermometer.

If you insist I make a video next summer. Rofl ...

Ever been in a sauna? It is quite easy to judge the ambient temperature if you have some references.

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NASA Cancels "Sunjammer" Solar Sail Demonstration Mission

angel'o'sphere Re:Ouch (74 comments)

The "Trinity" stuff emerged around 200 CE.
It got challenged quite often.
In the catholic church it remained doctrine.
With Martin Luther it got more or less dropped in the "protestantic" church, as he an later philosophers that it contradicts the "there is only one god" doctrine.

And no, you realized precise: I don't believe in a monotheistic god who is a split personality. (The trinity was stolen from several pagan religions anyway and never was a christian core believe before 200/400 CE)

2 days ago
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Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

angel'o'sphere Re:Not a religious war, but it sounds retarded ... (242 comments)

Well,
we both did not get it.
ERS wants to transform SVN to Git and CVS to Git ...

Regarding your experience ... welll, In my experience SVN is a pain in the ass in large organizations ... especially it is slow like hell.

30 minutes synchronization and commit times are common.

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:Maybe it's time... (326 comments)

... get shot down ...
I see your point!

The only people that would own guns are the criminals
That is a fallacy ... from where would they get them? In what percentage would they have them? I mean 1 per 1000 criminals? Or 1 per 100? Right now it seems a 1 : 1 relation. If one wants to commit a crime he has a gun, everything else is plain stupid because of self preservation.

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:Easily done: (326 comments)

We europeans are thinking about your children.
You seem not.
So you have 800 dead children per year and two majour sources of causes.
If you remove one you can drop that to 700 deaths.
But you don't really want to do that.

Wow ...

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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:Easily done: (326 comments)

MILLIONS of crimes are prevented every year by law abiding citizens either brandishing (99% of the time) or using (1% of the time) their legally held guns.

That is the biggest nonsense I have ever seen.

A citizen does not prevent a crime, he perhaps changes the outcome of the crime.

The tried crime "murder" is prevented so it is the crime "attempted murder" ... same for any other crime where a citizen interferes.

They all are still crimes, they simply failed to be successful in the original attempt.

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:That's the way the gyoza goes (326 comments)

I can't find an easy cite at the moment but I seem to remember that peasants were forbidden from possessing any purpose built weapons.
Depends on the time period. Naginata e.g. where originally farmers weapons and partly weapons of citizens in towns (in the later case used to crash down houses in case of fire, not only for fighting)

And that many martial arts weapons were improvised from farming tools or other items that weren't necessarily weapons.
Depends on the region. That is mainly true in Okinawa.

The main "ban" is that it is forbidden for a _non samurai_ to wear _two swords_ Especially the short one indicates its nobility.

It was most of the time allowed that merchants etc.while traveling could bear weapons, but depending on period again: not ready to draw in their belt.

Later normal peasants where not even allowed to leave their town, birth region. So the question about weapons was a bit mitigated.

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:That's the way the gyoza goes (326 comments)

advantage the feudal lords and their swordsmen had over the people.

Not over the people! Over the government, the shogunat!

The feudal lords easy could have ganged up together with firearms and overthrow the shogunat, hence amoungst other laws fire arms where restricted in construction and owning ... but quite quickly all feudal lords had some.

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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:good (326 comments)

Actually I'm not sure under what circumstances you may "carry" a katana.

In germany you may _own_ such weapons, too.

But to transport them they need to be in a 'closed' some people say even 'locked' container. (The wording of the law is a bit unclear, I have it not in a locked container. But it is complex enough "wrapped" etc. that a police officer claiming I would carry it wrong needed 2 minutes to get it out of the scabbard - ofc I was not dumb enough to show him I can do that in 10 seconds :D )

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:His mistake was posting he had made them... (326 comments)

Everyone who is caught with a gun gets plenty of years jail time. (That includes using it in self defense)
Everyone who commits a crime with a gun gets likely a life long sentence.

As far as I can tell, ownership of guns is quite nicely controlled.

Sure: people _can have one_ but they would be brain dead if they did.

Otherwise all Yakuza had guns: surprise! They have none!

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:In Japan (326 comments)

Your opinion completely contradicts observed facts.

Countries like France went from 0.8 promille via 0.5 promille to 0.3 promille and finally are at 0.0 promille.

Germany is still at 0.5 I believe and you automatically have a "partial guilt" if involved in an accident and you are above 0.3 promille.

Every single bit of alcohol influences your reaction and perception. Believing otherwise only shows how far away your "perception" from reality is when you have drunken a single drink.

2 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

angel'o'sphere Re:In Japan (326 comments)

and many (most?) companies screen their employees for off-hour drug use nowadays
In the US or north korea.
In the rest of the world that is simply illegal.
Sure you certainly find some other ruling in saudi arabia ... so my "rest of the world" is exaggerating a bit.

2 days ago

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Hm,
seems with Chrome the Journal works more or less fine.
With IE 8 (wich I'm forced to use at work) it does not work at all.

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Part one: http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=2421220&cid=37368820
Part two: http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=2421220&cid=37369110

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Hm, can't we have a kind of blackboard or message system in /.?

I liked to send ~ ScuttleMonkey a message but it seems I can't ... or to other "users" I can't neither ...

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Still looking for an XUL Client Server App based on Firefox

angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 9 years ago

Just modded in this discussion: http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/12/28/2144249&tid=154/

Nice Links showed up:
http://basic.mozillanews.org/mozilla_book/ch09.html/ about XUL templates.

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=78303/ oline repository of Free PDFs about XUL.

http://www.jerf.org/xbl.js/ source code of an XTB implementation in JavaScript. (by Jeremy Bowers)

http://www.hevanet.com/acorbin/xul/top.xul/ example site about XUL, running in Firebird.

http://www.mozilla.org/xpfe/xulref/ Readers say, this one is not that good, but outdated. Nevertheless I never found it via the mozilla home page or google (because I googlef for client/server and network XUL applications).

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 9 years ago

well, most posts are funny or just 'interesting' some how.

Your post was very analytic, and it was just like I had written it: http://developers.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=119135&cid=10057440

perfect, so I added you :D

aos

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 9 years ago

http://developers.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=119135&cid=10055244

That was the best post on /. ever ... hillarious I would say in my poor english :D

aos

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 10 years ago

http://developers.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=110929&cid=9417480

Hm, that post was not only insightfulöl but also really sarcastic :D

Luckyly I could calm down my fingers and I did not comment on that articel. I agree with all posters who basicly found the Saloon article "bull shit" and bashed the gnome team accordingly.

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added hak1du to friends list

angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 10 years ago

Because of his really good post regarding GC:
http://developers.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=105651&cid=8996551

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angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 10 years ago

This article explains it ...

http://www.mackido.com/Interface/TrashingDisks.html

cut the space between "htm" and "l" ... a /. error.

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Fans and Foes

angel'o'sphere angel'o'sphere writes  |  more than 11 years ago

Hm ...

anybody can shed some light on how friends and foes work.

E.g. if I click on my foe link ... are those people displayed there guys I consider as foe, or are that guys who have descided that they consider me as foe?

I think the pages displayed when you click on friend/foe/freak etc.. should have a headline and an explanaition :-/

aos

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