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LazyHusband Smart Phone App Compliments Your Wife for You (Video)

xor.pt Next: Lazy coder (190 comments)

With long time favorites:

"If it isn't broken, don't fix it."
"It's compiling."
"It's not a bug, it's a feature."

and many others!

about a year ago
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The Day Leo Traynor Confronted His Troll

xor.pt Re:This is Ireland (594 comments)

Culture doesn't justify letting someone off the hook for a crime potentially exposing others to the same fate, no matter where you live.
Also, I suggest you learn a little bit about the person you're posting about, before making bigoted assumptions about their nationality.

about a year and a half ago
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The Day Leo Traynor Confronted His Troll

xor.pt This is a simple case. (594 comments)

The author is just too naive, or cowardly to deliver his friend's son with legal action.
In the end the author tries to spin this little story as a 'I'm the bigger man' tale instead.
The author is at this point just enabling him, like his parents.
This is a 17 year old who's in college. He's a danger to himself and others, and any additional damage caused by him will also be in the author's head.
What did he learn from this? Cry when you get caugh, and your actions have no consequences.

about a year and a half ago
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Why Google Doesn't Support ODF Formats?

xor.pt This is false. (2 comments)

Google docs does support ODT.

about a year and a half ago
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Torvalds calls Romney 'a f***ing moron'

xor.pt Mitt Romney is a fucking moron. (16 comments)

It would reflect poorly on the Linux community if Torvalds felt any other way.

about a year ago
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You use Linux? What was your distro order?

xor.pt I don't keep track (6 comments)

I don't really keep track of the order of the distros I used. I try many distros, go back and forward on each, and sometimes end up using several at the same time. So I for one can not give you an order to my distro usage. Still I did notice a bit of a trend on my choices. I seem to be trending away from 'hands-on' distros, like Gentoo and Fedora, to 'hands-off' distros, like Ubuntu and Mint. Hope it helps.

about a year ago
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Inside Look At Eastern European Vs. East Asian Hackers

xor.pt Re:Apple really? (63 comments)

I'm so fed up with this aswell, Apple isn't a fucking punctuation mark!

On top of it Apple fanboys/girls are generally so cluelesly stupid that whatever compliment they are giving Apple half the time is bullshit. LIKE THIS TIME!!! Apple didn't pioneer that business model! Slashdot WTF?

about a year and a half ago
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Huge Diamond Deposits Revealed In Russia

xor.pt I don't get it... (243 comments)

So the USSR was financially strangled during the Cold War by low oil prices while at the same time they had these diamond deposits?

about a year and a half ago
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Can Anyone Become a Programmer?

xor.pt There are people... (767 comments)

There are people that will never be able to become programmers, as people that will never be able to become artists (many of them programmers).

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Would You Fix the Linux Desktop?

xor.pt Fix: Support Valve Software. (1154 comments)

They're the only ones significantly investing in Linux desktop development. Even if it's just games for now, it will set a lot of groundwork to build on top of.

about a year and a half ago
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Did Sweden Pay Cambodia For the Pirate Bay Co-founder?

xor.pt Simply put... (250 comments)

Wikileaks released cables that showed the US had threatened to put Sweden on the WTO’s black list if they refused to deal with the Pirate Bay 'problem'.
So either Sweden actually stood to lose more than the 59.4m by doing nothing or the money came directly from the US.
Either way, the US is being a bully once again.

This is why everyone should vote Romney. While he is just as much of an asshole as Obama and many others before him, at least he'll burn the country to the ground for good.

about a year and a half ago
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Interesting side-effect of the AppleVsSamsung trial

xor.pt Maybe... (1 comments)

...it's a few entrepreneurial minds hoping to make a buck by anticipating an increase in demand after they become unavailable.

about a year and a half ago
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Lance Armstrong and the Science of Drug Testing

xor.pt Strawman (482 comments)

The 'He never failed a drug test' statement he, and his defenders keep spiting out it just a straw-man argument.

There are many allegations that he did fail several tests that were covered up, with the respective money trail as proof. But that accusation is weak, so they focus there.

Anyone who understands doping in cycling knows these days everyone who's careful can ace those tests every time and still be doping. There are several ways of doing this, but the most used is through blood transfusions.

One major piece of evidence in this case is that several experts analyzed his blood and on several samples they found, among other residual traces of other illegal substances, EPO, which only gets into your blood one way, by doping. Other substances they can get away with saying 'Hey my cough medicine had some of that shit and was really sick the other day!', EPO you get on your blood by putting it there intentionally. His excuse is that the levels aren't enough for a technical positive, and he is right, but the level variations across several samples detected and analyzed by experts, clearly indicate manipulation of EPO levels in his blood stream.

That allied with several sworn testimonies of witnesses who say they saw him dope, his refusal to let experts take a look at the urine and blood samples of the first couple of Tour the France he won, having a couch that also facilitated the doping of other athletes that were caught, and many other less solid arguments, all tell the clear tale of someone who's carefully walking the line of what technically constitutes cheating. When he is caught he pays up, when suspicion arises, he invokes technicalities, or accuses others of lying, the drug lab testers included who had no way of knowing whose urine or blood they were testing.

The USADA sees this and so do the majority of apparently unbiased experts at their disposal. He's a cheater and was banned as he should. I pity the true athletes that this asshole raced against that just saw all their efforts rendered pointless through all this years. He'll be lucky if he's not sued by his sponsors and colleges as well, which he most definitely deserves.

Check out wikipedia, there is a lot of useful information there:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Amstrong#Allegations_of_doping

about a year and a half ago
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A New C Standard Is On the Way

xor.pt Re:I don't get it... (305 comments)

Shouldn't the usefulness of potential features be considered aswell? This purity you speak of could just as easily be disturbed by the features added with C11, which are also present in other programming languages.

about a year ago
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A New C Standard Is On the Way

xor.pt Re:I don't get it... (305 comments)

I would like _some_ OOP with C, C++ has too much, if I can frase it that way. GObject, Objective-C, Vala are good examples of projects trying to fill that gap but they come with their own set of drawbacks.

about a year ago
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A New C Standard Is On the Way

xor.pt I don't get it... (305 comments)

Why didn't they include some simple OOP features aswell? I understand this is a language for low level programming, and needs to be close to the metal, but many OOP features don't carry any significant overhead, and could just be avoided anyway.

about a year ago
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Munich Migrating To Linux

xor.pt I can't believe... (127 comments)

I can't believe how wrong they got the client name! ...LiMux?!

How about Munix? Doesn't it sound a lot better?

more than 7 years ago

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