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Comment Re:Not really. (Score 1) 540

Did you know the first global trading company was establish in 1600?  Globalization started way back.  Where do you think tea and coffee comes from?  There's no way we can be self-serve unless you want to also wind the standards of living back a few centuries.  You sure won't be able to afford that coffee unless you are mega rich.

Comment Re:Keeping up with the emojis (Score 2, Insightful) 175

I think it's more, this is all the glyph in one font, where as before, you had Chinese, Arabic etc. all in separate fonts.  The other half the problem google had was that they didn't have good font rendering in Android, e.g. how you actually render the font.  Microsoft, Apple, and Adobe had it figured out a long time ago and all that knowledge is part of the OS.  So google is basically just playing catch up and open sourcing the data part.  Also... do we really want to load that large of a font when most people only use a fraction of the data? 

Comment Re:Maine Implied Warranty (Score 1) 210

But that law only applies in Maine, plus, you have to detail the design flaw, not just, 'It doesn't do what it was designed to do'.  I imagine the cost to get an engineer to essentially, reverse engineer the design, and to come up with a new design to show that the old design was flawed is going to be a bit expensive.

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