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    Mint might be a major distro on the...

    Mint might be a major distro on the desktop/laptop:

    http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=popularity
  2. Most users don't use SSH-tunnels. So you see...

    Most users don't use SSH-tunnels.

    So you see that is why they use HTTPS.
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    grumble. I've tried to use systemd for...

    grumble.

    I've tried to use systemd for servers, I made a test-VM and the first thing I tried with it It completely failed at:

    Which is starting up with problems with storage.

    If systemd...
  4. 2. it is still is more write-one, run everywhere...

    2. it is still is more write-one, run everywhere than anything else for GUI-applications

    For example: does the GUI-application you build run on iOS, Android, Windows XP, Windows 8.1, Mac OS X,...
  5. How about your WiFi Access point at the local...

    How about your WiFi Access point at the local coffee shop ?
  6. An important reason why system libraries aren't...

    An important reason why system libraries aren't used by browser is: security

    They can update the version included in the browser, but they don't really have any idea how old the version is on the...
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    The GPL was created by Richard Stallman,...

    The GPL was created by Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation. His believe is: that the people who use the software should be free to use the software in anyway they like.

    So...
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    Lots of filesystems

    Different people and organisations have different needs.

    An embedded device with flash-based storage doesn't need the same kind of features as a large database server with petabytes of databases...
  9. I don't really know a lot of that industry, but I...

    I don't really know a lot of that industry, but I always got the impression that Fab's with outdated processes don't go away, they are just re-purposed for 'lower-end' chips. Because the new low-end...
  10. Well, I might be wrong, but I think WebCL might...

    Well, I might be wrong, but I think WebCL might not happen, as you can see even on the Wikipedia page it says Mozilla has choosen to support OpenGL ES 3.1 Compute Shaders....
  11. Canonical didn't want Wayland, because the...

    Canonical didn't want Wayland, because the Wayland developers didn't want to accept patches which added multi-touch (or maybe not in the way Canonical wanted).

    So Canonical eventually started over...
  12. That is exactly what I use it for. I have an...

    That is exactly what I use it for.

    I have an ARM Chromebook, it also has no Intel Management Engine, which is a security risk and DRM:
    ...
  13. Servo from Mozilla is looking pretty good, the...

    Servo from Mozilla is looking pretty good, the new Rust-build browser engine seems to get a lot better performance than the old C++ engines:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7q9vIMXSTzc
    ...
  14. Actually, asm.js* is now already faster than...

    Actually, asm.js* is now already faster than native in certain cases, look at the top graph:

    http://arewefastyet.com/#machine=28&view=breakdown&suite=asmjs-ubench

    * remember asm.js is: C++...
  15. AOT is supported in Firefox

    Firefox already supports AOT, even before Android.

    They only use it for asm.js, because AOT for normal Javascript makes very little sense.
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    There is no workaround for no SCTP-support in the...

    There is no workaround for no SCTP-support in the OS. (Windows does not support SCTP)

    If you see a fallback to UDP, then that is the application doing that.

    Some Operating systems support SCTP...
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    Luc and the others haven't stop worked on Mali,...

    Luc and the others haven't stop worked on Mali, they are just working on things that aren't that visible.
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    I believe this is also my thought. First I...

    I believe this is also my thought.

    First I thought intel management engine was a crappy idea, a possible security issue, possibly a thread to free software supports, later I heared more about it....
  19. Hoping for others being benchmarked as well

    https://www.vultr.com/ is trying to be the digital ocean 'killer' by being cheaper and claiming to be faster, so that might be a good provider to compare.

    What would also be interresting is to...
  20. Here is the article that explains what Firefox is...

    Here is the article that explains what Firefox is working on:

    https://hacks.mozilla.org/2014/05/reconciling-mozillas-mission-and-w3c-eme/
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