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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

cyber-vandal Re:Militia, then vs now (1613 comments)

And a well-armed citizenry has prevented precisely none of those abuses.

about a week ago
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Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US

cyber-vandal Re:Polution tax (158 comments)

Labour costs on a microwave are $700? Wow we need to outsource to the USA at once!

about a week ago
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Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US

cyber-vandal Impossible! (158 comments)

Weather cannot be affected by human activity. Fox News and posters on the internet have comprehensively debunked the lies of these so-called "scientists" and "experts".

about a week ago
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Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

cyber-vandal Re:Nope, not okay for either (575 comments)

One typo and one error in semantics oh noes. Datacenter still costs what it costs and you won't be able to legally use it unless you pay that money.

about a week ago
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This 1981 BYTE Magazine Cover Explains Why We're So Bad At Tech Predictions

cyber-vandal Re:Prediction fail (275 comments)

You could plug a smartphone or tablet into a screen and with a bluetooth mouse and keyboard quite happily create things.

about a week ago
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Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

cyber-vandal Re:Nope, not okay for either (575 comments)

Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, which is the server version of Windows 8.1 costs $6,155 basic so what's the excuse now? Your argument also falls down because Linux costs nothing and there has been no mass migration to that.

about a week ago
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Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

cyber-vandal Re:Wanna give up on these guys yet ? (575 comments)

A clean error code that has the message "An unknown error has occurred". Now maybe it's just me but if you know enough about the error to assign it a specific code then how can it be unknown?

about a week ago
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Hewlett-Packard Admits To International Bribery and Money Laundering Schemes

cyber-vandal Re:Corporations are not people (139 comments)

They quite often are the owners at least in part.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Which NoSQL Database For New Project?

cyber-vandal Re:Database Scaleability. (272 comments)

Where has this idea that Databases can't scale come from?

Salesmen

about two weeks ago
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Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP

cyber-vandal Stop making it difficult then (641 comments)

Offer a free upgrade and a reliable compatibility layer for stuff that won't work on NT6.x and XP will be gone within the year.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

cyber-vandal Re:Linux needs to step up (650 comments)

Commercial software that my organisation depends on.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

cyber-vandal Re:Linux needs to step up (650 comments)

It doesn't since neither of those have full Win32 compatibility which is required for a migration. If it was as simple as you pretend then XP would've have disappeared years ago.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

cyber-vandal Re:Aftermarket patches already exist (650 comments)

Microsoft failed to provide a decent upgrade path to NT6.x. That is most definitely their fault. End users are well aware of the need to upgrade, but when you have 800,000 desktops all running software that doesn't work on any flavour of NT6 then it's not a small problem, it's a hugely expensive problem that even when solved will provide no real improvement in the day to day functioning of the organisation.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

cyber-vandal Re:no. (650 comments)

I bought a netbook in 2010 that had XP on it so support until 2020 please.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

cyber-vandal Re:Where do you draw the line? (650 comments)

Then why did they make it so difficult to do so?

about two weeks ago
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London Council Dumping Windows For Chromebooks To Save £400,000

cyber-vandal Re:Translation (193 comments)

If they're using Citrix what new OS will they have to learn?

about three weeks ago
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Ultima Online Devs Building Player-Run MMORPG

cyber-vandal Re: we are all thinking it (75 comments)

Would the lack of pubic hair be a problem?

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Launches Office For iPad: Includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

cyber-vandal Re:Perfect (184 comments)

No the question is what would you replace Word with in a law firm, given that "Nobody needs office suites anymore"? Do you have an answer to that question?

about three weeks ago

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