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Building All the Major Open-Source Web Browsers

dryeo Re:Build (74 comments)

How hard is it to write a script to adjust your path, open a cmd window and type in mozenv.cmd?

2 hours ago
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Building All the Major Open-Source Web Browsers

dryeo Re:Build (74 comments)

Building Firefox (the only one I have experience with) will never work that way unless there has been a lot of patching to the official source. Firefox isn't designed to be installed with make install and install isn't even a target and building means "make -f client.mk"
From client.mk

# Build a mozilla application.
#
# To build a tree,
# 1. hg clone ssh://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central mozilla
# 2. cd mozilla
# 3. create your .mozconfig file with
# ac_add_options --enable-application=browser
# 4. gmake -f client.mk
#
# Other targets (gmake -f client.mk [targets...]),
# build
# clean (realclean is now the same as clean)
# distclean

2 hours ago
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Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

dryeo Re: Ugh! (280 comments)

I heard it on CBC radio along with him talking to Obama as well. I can understand talking to Obama but the Israel PM? But then Harper loves the Israelis, even said that any criticism of them is antisemitism and was right on side with their reaction to those 3 teenagers getting murdered.

yesterday
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Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

dryeo Re:Won'd past constitutional challenge (280 comments)

All the reports I've heard said he wasn't on the terrorist watch list. He was in Ottawa to apply for a Libyan passport and if I remember correctly he was being routinely investigated for the Canadian passport application.
The legislation might help as it creates the crime of bad thoughts and these guys were thinking bad stuff.
Thought crime, coming to our country courtesy of the Conservative government.

yesterday
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Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

dryeo Re:Drafted prior? (280 comments)

They were going to introduce the legislation on the day the crackhead attacked Parliament. As soon as Harper got the chance to go to war against ISIS, he started talking about terrorists and introducing this legislation. He's a war munging control freak who really believes he is the good guy.

yesterday
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Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

dryeo Re: Ugh! (280 comments)

Harper talked to the PM of Israel before talking to Canadians which shows his priorities.

yesterday
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Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

dryeo Re:Won'd past constitutional challenge (280 comments)

They were going to introduce the legislation on the day the crackhead attacked Parliament. Would have been so much better if the guy could have had some psychiatric help.
It's a shame that the crackhead has given the Conservatives more ammunition to remove our rights, especially considering he was totally under the radar anyways so this legislation wouldn't have helped.

yesterday
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

dryeo Re:There are limits to freedom of speach (488 comments)

No, constitutionally the legislature is the only branch that can create law through statute. Even today much of contract law, tort law and property law is not covered by statute yet the law exists.
Now while statute law usually overrides common law, there are exceptions such as whether the law is constitutional, and that is left up to the judicial branch. Same when two laws contradict. And something that is obviously criminal such as murder was still illegal before a statute was passed as precedent has existed for a long time that murder is unlawful.

4 days ago
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How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls

dryeo Re:heaven forbid! (57 comments)

Actually under this government, if a non-profit negatively comments on legislation, they get audited by the Canada Revenue Service. Shit a bird watchers society wrote a minister about bee colony collapse, the answer they got back was that since they were being political, they were going to get audited.

5 days ago
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How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls

dryeo Re:What "uninteded consequences" ? (57 comments)

Not in Canada where corporations are not allowed to contribute and people are limited to around $1200. More likely "wouldn't want an accidental leak of where your money came from would you" or "do you expect a nice well paying job after you leave office?"

5 days ago
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How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls

dryeo Re:Unintended Consquences (57 comments)

We still have the revolving door, especially with this government and the oil industry.

5 days ago
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

dryeo Re:There are limits to freedom of speach (488 comments)

In common law jurisdictions (98+% of the USA, Louisiana is the exception), Judges can make law. This was especially true at the time the American Constitution was written as there was a shortage of statutes.
Examples of a Judge being able to limit speech include contempt of court where a person can be locked up indefinitely for speech. Restraining orders, where if you bother me enough with speech, I may be able to get an order for you to stay away from me, backed by the force of the law including jail. Various other forms of injunctions can also be issued by courts to limit speech.
As for the President, at least as Commander in Chief of the armed forces, he has the power to tell his subordinates to shut up, order no talking back to officers and perhaps order no talking to the enemy. All limitations on speech.

5 days ago
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

dryeo Re:There are limits to freedom of speach (488 comments)

There is a big difference between someone making an empty threat about killing you and someone making the same online threat and including your real life address, the school that your kids go to including their route and such.
You also don't seem to understand that the first amendment only banned congress from passing laws limiting speech. Nothing about other levels of government including the courts (common law) or even the President (as CiC he can limit soldiers speech rights).
It can be argued that the 14th amendment expands the first amendment to all forms of government but it is not clear and the fact that the 14th amendment was passed with federal soldiers holding guns on the members of state legislatures to force its passage makes it questionable anyways.
All rights are limited, the famous example is your right to swing your fist stopping where my face is. Security of person is as much of a right as free speech and serious threats against your person can be unlawful.
Now it can be argued that this law is too broad and I'm inclined to agree but if someone is making credible threats they are crossing a line.

about a week ago
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

dryeo Re:Much as I despise trolls (488 comments)

When the first amendment was introduced, duels were pretty well legal and accepted as a response to an insult and even now "fighting words" are considered to be a defence against assault charges and possibly murder in some jurisdictions.

about a week ago
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In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

dryeo Re:Ahhhh.... (488 comments)

His use was correct. Liberals are the first to demand everyone else walk on egg shells when their feelings get hurt.

A Libertarian will be the ones trying to remove such laws.

Yet it is right wing governments bringing in these laws. My right wing government loves increasing jail sentences, creating new crimes, expanding spying on their own citizens and the libertarian part stays quiet as long as their are tax cuts promised and certain parts of government are shrunk.

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

dryeo Re: a quick search (331 comments)

Only if daddy was a grizzly, at least according to wiki, the male has dominance when it comes to naming.

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

dryeo Re:Don't be ridiculous (331 comments)

I thought that packing in grease and wrapping well and then burying works for long term storage.

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

dryeo Re: a quick search (331 comments)

Bears and whatnot haven't evolved much since 1914

Actually there is a new species appearing due to global warming, the Pizzly bear, a cross between a Polar Bear and Grizzly Bear, so even bigger and thinks of people as food. It's new enough that the Inuit don't have a name for it.

about a week ago
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Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant

dryeo Re:anonymously sourced evidence? (114 comments)

Of course America used to be the "land of the free and the home of the brave". Then the white man showed up and between disease and genocide, killed of most of the free braves and put the reminder in reservations.

about a week ago

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