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Data From Windows 10 Feedback Tool Exposes Problem Areas

awshidahak Re:Information Collected (139 comments)

Only use a local account, and Microsoft's cloud services are disabled.

about two weeks ago

CSS Proposed 20 Years Ago Today

awshidahak Re:They _Should_ Replace It (180 comments)

For a bonus I wanted the left and right columns to collapse if the screen got too narrow (smartphone). This turned out to be...challenging in CSS.

@media selectors are your friend here. You can supply one layout for a smaller, and a different layoutfor everyone else. Check out how I did it by viewing the source of You'll want to be looking at the link tags under the head.

about two weeks ago

Rosetta Code Study Weighs In On the Programming Language Debate

awshidahak Re:Lines of Code?! (165 comments)

Poor python, where newlines have syntactic effect!

So do semicolons. For example:

>>> print "this";print "that"


about a month ago

Microsoft Killing Off Windows Phone Brand Name In Favor of Just Windows

awshidahak Re:Unified Kernel (352 comments)

So does this make Windows CE officially completely dead?

about a month and a half ago

Why Munich Will Stick With Linux

awshidahak Re:Can we have a [credible] MS Access equivalent? (185 comments)

I'm not a Visual Basic guy, so I can't help you in that respect, but SQLite + Glade + Python is my favoured way of building a database with a scripted GUI. I think I successfully pulled of a nice form once with OOBase, but it's not that great, and I can see why many people wouldn't like that.

about a month and a half ago

Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

awshidahak Where in time... (701 comments)

Initiate Chronoskimmer Launch Sequence!

about 3 months ago

Microsoft Takes Down Domains

awshidahak Re:Legal Precedent? (495 comments)

I believe No-IP should have emailed you as well. They emailed me. Check your spam filter?

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Web Language That's Long-Lived, and Not Too Buzzy?

awshidahak Re:obvious (536 comments)

They mentioned node.js, so I believe they mean server-side javascript. That can do proper input-validation.

about 4 months ago

Google To Take On Apple's CarPlay

awshidahak Re:Answer: Both (126 comments)

about Android: it can't ever be updated

Uhh... yeah... bout that... When an update came out for my phone the update notifier sat in the notification drawer until I successfully updated my phone. Guess it can be updated then, huh?

about 4 months ago

Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region

awshidahak Control Group (211 comments)

The portion of the brain that they were looking at was the one that comes up with lies. Everyone's been exposed to porn, some just lie about it.

about 5 months ago

No, Doesn't Require 500 Million Lines of Code

awshidahak Re:646 lines of Perl? (142 comments)

Better yet: Why are there both DOS Batch and Bourne Shell scripts in the same project? I could understand that for a multi-platform PC program, but a website?

about 5 months ago

Goodbye, Ctrl-S

awshidahak Re:IDE autocommit? (521 comments)

This wouldn't happen to be piping the output of cat to a file now, would it?

about 5 months ago

Declining LG's New Ad-friendly Privacy Policy Removes Features From Smart TVs

awshidahak Re:Stupidity != righteous anger (221 comments)

What VCR do you have that connects to the internet?

about 5 months ago

Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics

awshidahak Re:Good idea (175 comments)

I have a smartphone, but it can't scan QR codes because the camera is too crappy.

about 7 months ago

Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1

awshidahak Re:But that's the deal, surely? (177 comments)

Babel Toolbar isn't the "free program". Babel Toolbar is what gets installed as the price of the free program.

about 7 months ago

GNOME 3.12 Released

awshidahak Re: Meet the new boss: (134 comments)

Use Cinnamon with MATE apps like I do. It's a great experience.

about 7 months ago

Firefox Was the Most Attacked & Exploited Browser At Pwn2own 2014

awshidahak Re:Firefox is the most unstable program in common (207 comments)

Yes. Flash has run in a separate process for 5-6 years now IIRC. When Flash crashes, it doesn't take down Firefox, it just displays a block say that Flash crashed, and I believe it gives you a report link.

about 7 months ago


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