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Swede Arrested For Building Nuclear Reactor

dascritch Re:another attempt (410 comments)

You're glooming

more than 2 years ago
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Ground-Based GPS Mimic Is Inch Perfect

dascritch Time for Slashdot to enter (140 comments)

The era of modernity and forget alchemist practices.
You know, metric system. Science.

more than 3 years ago
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Marking 125 Years Since the Great Gauge Change

dascritch Re:Only a few left.... (426 comments)

Well, as long America is a British Empire Colony, no way to explain them the beautiful simplicity of the Metric system.

more than 3 years ago
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Concrete Comparisons of Theora Vs. Mpeg-4

dascritch Not a very good test case (325 comments)

ffmpeg is known to have several encodng problems both and with theora.

more than 5 years ago
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Comcast To Bring IPv6 To Residential US In 2010

dascritch Re:It's Comcastic (281 comments)

Saying hi from 2a01:e35:2f1e:a290:21a:92ff:feb8:bfa8/64
thank you free.Fr

more than 5 years ago
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Vatican To Build 100 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

dascritch Re:Insert joke.... (447 comments)

Fiat lux

more than 5 years ago
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Belkin's Amazon Rep Paying For Fake Online Reviews

dascritch Re:Belkin are dodgy (369 comments)

The one who destroyed the sonic-screwdrivers plant because they were chatting Galactic Amazon buyer's view ?

more than 5 years ago
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Belkin's Amazon Rep Paying For Fake Online Reviews

dascritch Re:Belkin are dodgy (369 comments)

Who is paying you for this ? WHO ?

more than 5 years ago
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How Best To Deal With WiFi Interference?

dascritch Re:Escape to A (451 comments)

In France, WiFi is in the Army band. I can tell you that even Army abandonned wavelengthes are always monitored. Some of the WLAN frequencies are not for public usage in some departements. The law say you must stay under 300mW in power, and can't link between networks.

When I was in charge for the maintenance of a local FM radio, a specialised hardware seller put us a 900MHz link transmitter between our studio and the FM broadcast system. It was outside the GSM use, we didn't find any transmitter on this frequency (that frequency was once bellowed to broadcasters technical transmission), we were under 1W of power, but we had to switch this off as the Gendarmerie asked us to do so.

more than 5 years ago
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The Slow Bruteforce Botnet(s) May Be Learning

dascritch Re:Solution: Public Key Auth (327 comments)

I just notice something strange :
I worked for a french big SMS premium company as a "content creator", and made a listing for the used first names for France, other countries of Europe and North Africa.
And this listing is closely following Feminine French first names, then starts an alphabetic list of feminine Arabic first names, then Anglo-Saxons, then in fact a mix of everyone.
There is datamining.

But strangely, most of them are old First names (We never used them for personnalised logo for mobile phones, we rarely had 40+ aged people who used SMS premium).

more than 5 years ago
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PHP Gets Namespace Separators, With a Twist

dascritch Re:other issues (523 comments)

or (needle,array) / (array,neddle) confusion

Even with years of coding, I can't remember exactly function names or attributes, which is blaming when PHP.net site is down.

I bet having better naming/call conventions will save them wagons of bandwith !

more than 5 years ago

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