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  • Originally posted by Michael View Post
    At Ryan Gordon's presentation this weekend, he was presenting all of his slides from his Apple iPhone running iOS... He must be trying to undermine Linux too and secretly is a co-conspirator with Apple too?
    He might if he ran an Android review site.

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    • Originally posted by Michael View Post
      At Ryan Gordon's presentation this weekend, he was presenting all of his slides from his Apple iPhone running iOS... He must be trying to undermine Linux too and secretly is a co-conspirator with Apple too?
      Hey, don't try to twist the words out of my mouth. I was never talking about any conspiracy. I am talking about integrity or lack thereof, i.e. hypocrisy. If that guy presents himself as a champion of porting stuff to Linux, why is he using that kind of evil? I'd condemn this kind of behaviour just as well. This has nothing to do with conspiracy (and shows how serious you take people who don't agree with you, putting them into the 'conspiracy theorists' drawer).

      There's a pretty saying that goes "put your money where your mouth is". In other words, it's all pretty to talk about Linux, adopting of Linux, gaming on Linux, etc. etc., but at the end of the day, if you don't even use it yourself for the most basic tasks, what's the point?

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      • Originally posted by Naib View Post
        Also all these people that have "sent an email to Gabe", sorry but if they think the CEO of a large company is going to respond to "little peoples" emails well... Its one thing for Michael to be in communications (linux news site), it is another to expect some random nobody off the internet to be in communications.
        Gabe is actually very well known for answering almost every email that comes into his inbox

        Originally posted by Naib View Post
        I wouldn't think requesting some independent confirmation is too much to ask now; and no more ppl saying "I haz email" doesn't count, nor does myself emailing
        It's not, but valve isn't exactly known for their speedy press announcements. And while emailing them wouldn't count as confirmation for anyone else, it's certainly interesting getting an email from gabe about it


        Originally posted by Naib View Post
        Yes I do play HoN (I do forum moderation for S2, irc op and the occasional tech).
        Hey! I'm one of the guys who trolls around the Linux/Mac tech forums after you stopped!

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        • Originally posted by Michael View Post
          At Ryan Gordon's presentation this weekend, he was presenting all of his slides from his Apple iPhone running iOS... He must be trying to undermine Linux too and secretly is a co-conspirator with Apple too?
          Well, he is obviously crazy for turning a job at Valve down:

          We’re not satisfied unless you and your family feel secure, happy, and taken care of. We start with the basics: competitive salaries, blanket medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts (for health and child care), life and disability insurance, and matching 401(k)s. Then we add the little extras that make your work life and home life easier and healthier: parking, food, laundry service, monthly fitness stipends, and in-house massage. We’ve got you covered.
          http://www.valvesoftware.com/jobs/index.html

          That beats freelancing any day of the week.

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          • Originally posted by KameZero View Post
            Hey! I'm one of the guys who trolls around the Linux/Mac tech forums after you stopped!
            "stopped" interesting, is that what you were told

            and yes I have seen your posts, using the methods I developed and still do (bashscripts for one)
            I still post there, mainly when root/sirshane requires some specialist linux help

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            • Originally posted by Naib View Post
              "stopped" interesting, is that what you were told

              and yes I have seen your posts, using the methods I developed and still do (bashscripts for one)
              I still post there, mainly when root/sirshane requires some specialist linux help
              Told? No.

              You used to post, you no longer really do.

              Ipso facto, you stopped posting.

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              • I wish there was a way to hide posts from trolls.

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                • https://twitter.com/#!/michaellarabe...26890609688577
                  Michael Larabel
                  http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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                  • I wish you lots of fun on your trip to Seattle from April, 23rd until April, 27th, Michael. Surely you will be excited by the Seattle Asian Art Museum you're coming for

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                    • Originally posted by d2kx View Post
                      I wish you lots of fun on your trip to Seattle from April, 23rd until April, 27th, Michael. Surely you will be excited by the Seattle Asian Art Museum you're coming for
                      Was ist das? Ich gehe für Alkoholfrei Bier Museum!!
                      Michael Larabel
                      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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                      • Originally posted by Michael View Post
                        Was ist das? Ich gehe für Alkoholfrei Bier Museum!!
                        "Was ist das? Ich gehe in dass Museum für alkoholfreies Bier!! "

                        "alkoholfreies" is not a noun it describes how something is

                        "Bier" is the noun because of this you write Bier big and alkoholfreies with a tiny letter.

                        also in german you have to pin your supject "in DASS" means the target is bier museum.

                        also you have to specify your target museum is the general target but "FÜR" is the specify pin means its a museum for the alcohol free beer.

                        and yes die Deutsche Sprache ist eine schwere Sprache! (German language is a hard language)
                        Last edited by Qaridarium; 04-02-2012, 08:59 PM.

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                        • This thread is so odd, with demands of public news from Valve, and Mac hate.

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                          • There's a few good reasons why Valve would have interest in Linux.

                            They're probably not fans of the new consoles. The new consoles are basically PCs but with app stores. Those app stores are probably going to kill Steam, or at least attempt too. Microsoft will have games for the next generation Xbox that'll also be playable on PCs and tablets. Sony will stick with X86 to retain that compatibility, while Microsoft will probably go ARM.

                            Now imagine yourself as Valve who has built this huge service called Steam. What Microsoft and Sony is doing is taking away this business from Valve. This is where the rumors of the Steam console comes in. Whatever the hardware they decide to use, they'll have to contend with an OS first.

                            #1 They could use Windows and load up a Steam UI to take over. Though this will risk having users bypass this to download games off Microsoft's app store.
                            #2 Working with Apple to create this Steam machine might work, but Apple wouldn't want to work with them. In fact, they'll want their games on their app store and forget about Steam.
                            #3 Create a working version of Steam for Linux and try working around a lot of the existing graphical issues that exist. Most likely resulting in the creation of the Steam app, and possibly the Steam distro.

                            Valve feels threaten by Microsoft and Sony as they want to take a piece of the pie.
                            Last edited by Dukenukemx; 04-02-2012, 10:40 PM.

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                            • Originally posted by Dukenukemx View Post
                              They're probably not fans of the new consoles. The new consoles are basically PCs but with app stores.
                              Yea, the playstation 4 is going to be x86 based.. So Sony is going to be selling PCs with a bit of hardware DRM / TPM mixed in along with their own proprietary OS and Sony App store. The playstation 4 is going to be sold at a much cheaper price than what it costs Sony to manuf. the hardware so you'd get much more hardware for your dollar buying a PS4 than a regular PC. Sony plans to make up the difference by charging $60 for games + $15 for each DLC pack for the game, and in some cases there are half a dozen or more DLC packs... All of which will be dowloaded. The days of consoles are over. Of course, it looks like Sony will keep the platform locked down so you can only run Sony software.

                              The PS4 CPU & GPU are being made by AMD.
                              Last edited by Sidicas; 04-02-2012, 11:31 PM.

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                              • Originally posted by Dukenukemx View Post
                                There's a few good reasons why Valve would have interest in Linux.

                                They're probably not fans of the new consoles. The new consoles are basically PCs but with app stores. Those app stores are probably going to kill Steam, or at least attempt too. Microsoft will have games for the next generation Xbox that'll also be playable on PCs and tablets. Sony will stick with X86 to retain that compatibility, while Microsoft will probably go ARM.

                                Now imagine yourself as Valve who has built this huge service called Steam. What Microsoft and Sony is doing is taking away this business from Valve. This is where the rumors of the Steam console comes in. Whatever the hardware they decide to use, they'll have to contend with an OS first.

                                #1 They could use Windows and load up a Steam UI to take over. Though this will risk having users bypass this to download games off Microsoft's app store.
                                #2 Working with Apple to create this Steam machine might work, but Apple wouldn't want to work with them. In fact, they'll want their games on their app store and forget about Steam.
                                #3 Create a working version of Steam for Linux and try working around a lot of the existing graphical issues that exist. Most likely resulting in the creation of the Steam app, and possibly the Steam distro.

                                Valve feels threaten by Microsoft and Sony as they want to take a piece of the pie.
                                you are so right... its all about fighting consoles from sony and microsoft and they don't have any chance if they don't go with linux. andorid is also possible but BUT andorid is even more worst for a company like valve.

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