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WIPO Panel Says Ron Paul Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

sbluen It shouldn't be called hijacking. (303 comments)

It is a misnomer to call this hijacking because someone in Ron Paul's position would have had reason to believe that he actually had the right to own that domain name.

about a year ago
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Mitigating Password Re-Use From the Other End

sbluen Re:Forcing strong passwords in the first place. (211 comments)

I think it can be acceptable for gaming websites and other low-value websites to allow weaker passwords though, because the inconvenience of a lot of extra typing isn't worth the utility and so that people automatically have multiple passwords if that password is insecure.

about a year ago
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With a Computer Science Degree, an Old Man At 35?

sbluen Take the middle ground (918 comments)

I would suggest spending 2 years at a community college getting an associates degree in computer science while paying much less. I've seen quite a few older people who were doing just that.

more than 5 years ago
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What Programming Language For Linux Development?

sbluen Re:Programming Environments (997 comments)

That is not always true. Different programming languages can be written faster, ran faster, or debugged faster. Almost every typewriter types as fast as the author types, is read as fast as your brain can understand, and cannot be debugged except with a flyswatter.

more than 5 years ago

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