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Google/Facebook: Do-Not-Track Threatens CA Economy

rgo Re:Breaking News (363 comments)

WARNING!!! TROLL POST.

Do not click the link of the parent post or your stomach will suffer!

more than 3 years ago
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JavaScript Gets Visual With Waterbear

rgo The future! (220 comments)

"You can't help but think that this is the way all programmng will be done in the future." mikejuk, are you trying to troll us? Visual programming tools have existed for years now, but they won't replace textual programming because they can't handle complex scenarios without making the interface uncomprehensible (check out Max MSP). Also visual tools are usually domain specific, while general purpose languages (like Java, Ruby, Python are not).

more than 3 years ago
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Upgrading From Windows 1.0 To Windows 7

rgo Re:I haven't watched the video but... (499 comments)

...this strikes me as someone who has too much time on his hands.

Or too many Windows licenses.

more than 3 years ago
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Making Ubuntu Look Like Windows 7

rgo Windows 7? (473 comments)

Looking at the screenshots, it seems they made Gnome look like KDE 4!!

more than 4 years ago
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Argentine Government Orders Major ISP To Close

rgo Re:So what? (152 comments)

It's annoying to always hear the line "you used to be assholes with us, but now you can't cause your country is fucked up" whenever something bad happens in Argentina.

more than 4 years ago
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Gasoline From Thin Air

rgo Pollution (283 comments)

Yes! What the world needed, more gasoline!

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft Windows 3.0 Is 20 Years Today

rgo Re:NO NO NO NO NO (307 comments)

... and Baby Jesus

more than 4 years ago
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Fragmentation vs. Obsolescence In the Android Ecosphere

rgo Re:iPhone fragmentation (315 comments)

I'm curious, the interoperability issues are from the different Android versions, or from different devices running the same version?

more than 4 years ago
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Chilean Earthquake Shortened Earth's Day

rgo You forgot: (374 comments)

You forgot: Do nothing.

more than 4 years ago
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Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS In 24 Hours

rgo Re:I learned it ... (107 comments)

Maybe in 2 hours you learned the very basics, like changing fonts and colors. Learning how to do complex layouts will take you a much longer time, due to broad scope of CSS (CSS 3 is massive) and because every browser implements CSS differently.

more than 4 years ago
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Chrome Apes IE8, Adds Clickjacking, XSS Defenses

rgo Re:Off topic: In regards to the facebook icon... (90 comments)

Take it easy gramps... they're making it easier for us to share interesting things in other networks. If you don't wanna share, then don't click the icons.

It's not like they are showing tweets with the comments...

more than 3 years ago
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Mozilla's VP of Engineering On H.264

rgo Re:How to silently kill firefox (675 comments)

Interesting? What the hell!? Why would Google want to kill Firefox and spend BILLIONS trying to do it??

more than 4 years ago
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Google.cn Has Already Lifted Censorship

rgo Re:I only hope (300 comments)

That's not an encyclopedic article, it's an opinion column.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Hacked, May Pull Out of China

rgo Re:Likely story. (687 comments)

I guess you are right, Google could have just ignored the problem but aren't because they could have proofs that the government is behind the incidents.
From the post it sounds like they are pissed off with them.

more than 4 years ago

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Miguel de Icaza is now an MVP

rgo rgo writes  |  more than 4 years ago

rgo (986711) writes "Fayerwayer (in spanish), posted the news that GNOME and Mono leader Miguel de Icaza has been awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award, which gives him the distinction of being a leader in Microsoft developer communiies. This award means that Miguel will have preferential access to Microsoft products that even people inside Microsoft don't have. According to Miguel's own words, This is pretty sweet(TM).

How could this impact the development of GNOME and Mono, knowing that MVPs have special access to Microsoft stuff? Could this special treatment from Microsoft put in jeopardy Miguel's position as an open source developer?"
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Mozilla dev found out Safari is cheating

rgo rgo writes  |  more than 6 years ago

rgo (986711) writes "According to Mozilla dev Vladimir Vukicevic;, Webkit, and by extension Safari, links to a binary blob with over 100 non documented method definitions that depend on OS X internals that give it an unfair advantage over Firefox. Asa Dotzler asks people to reconsider using Webkit for their projects because Apple isn't playing fair.
Is it fair for everybody for Apple to pull a Microsoft-in-the-nineties to us, specially with a supposedly open source project?"

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