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  1. It looks interesting for a tablet/laptop hybrid....

    It looks interesting for a tablet/laptop hybrid. If this kind of interface would work in a similar fashion normal upcoming x86 ubuntu release I would seriously consider buying a convertible...
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    Yes, but vertical subpixel rendering is of much...

    Yes, but vertical subpixel rendering is of much less use for text, text is a bunch of vertical lines closely stacked together, and the vertical lines there is does not cause un-even character spacing...
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    When you put a normal screen in portrait mode you...

    When you put a normal screen in portrait mode you lose horizontal subpixel rendering of fonts. The "extra 3x" resolution is of much more use horizontally than vertically for text. This will be of...
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    It's a bit cumbersome with a classic window...

    It's a bit cumbersome with a classic window manager, but I found I make much better use of the horizontal space with a tiling wm. I have a row of small terminals on the side of my browser and a set...
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    Right, the article says "similar", but I see now...

    Right, the article says "similar", but I see now that even amd themselves are saying adaptive-sync compatible monitors and not free-sync monitors (doesn't seem to stop the tech media from doing so)....
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    To me it seems really strange to have vendor...

    To me it seems really strange to have vendor specific implementations of this. Do they say if these new free sync screens also supports dp adaptive sync? I guess it's no real harm to have the vendor...
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    I use python for a lot of small tools and batch...

    I use python for a lot of small tools and batch scripts at work. We are a c++ shop, but use python for "scripty things" and build/content management. Neither go or js are hardly alternatives there....
  8. You can build your release config (-O2 and...

    You can build your release config (-O2 and release libraries or whatever that may be) with symbols (-g on clang and gcc), the symbols are not loaded on execution (you can even strip the symbols...
  9. When I used clang for a project at work a while...

    When I used clang for a project at work a while back (a few million lines, with precompiled headers) I was rather disappointed with the (rather hyped) compilation speed. It's not faster than the...
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    We have to keep in mind the amount of research...

    We have to keep in mind the amount of research and engineering hours that have gone into js vm's over the last 15 or so years when comparing performance. Js has received _a lot_ of work, and is...
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    Googles html5-support is quite weird. Some years...

    Googles html5-support is quite weird. Some years ago they made a great fuss about webm and html5, but their own videosite still only shows some of its content via their html5 player, either webm or...
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    It has a value in it self to keep these things in...

    It has a value in it self to keep these things in order. You may think what you want about gpl, but at least that is a well known license. If you say that a codebase i gpl2 or gpl2 compatible you...
  13. I would also be annoyed if I was maintainer and...

    I would also be annoyed if I was maintainer and people sent patches that aren't bug fixes in rc. I would say mothers and living pets are fair game, but dead hamsters may be pushing the limits of...
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    AES-NI isn't available in low-end intel...

    AES-NI isn't available in low-end intel processors. Not even the last generation of i3's has it (i3-3240 for example:...
  15. Seem reasonable to me. I guess quite a lot of...

    Seem reasonable to me. I guess quite a lot of ubuntu phone early users will be enthusiast that flash it on a android phone (even after the first actual ubuntu phones come out), and what easier way to...
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    That was more a reply to the discussion on the...

    That was more a reply to the discussion on the general the general usefulness of asm today, but even so I sure would prefer porting intrinsics-code over pure asm. If I'm the one to choose approach I...
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    You don't have to use pure assembler to use simd....

    You don't have to use pure assembler to use simd. Gcc/cl etc exposes intrinsics, that way you can decide exactly what simd instructions to use but letting the compiler manage instruction and register...
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    They use the nexus 7 as a reference platform for...

    They use the nexus 7 as a reference platform for their tablet development. Not exactly what you asked for, but at least something:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7

    IMO, they can't wait until...
  19. There is value in compiling with different...

    There is value in compiling with different compilers in it self, even if no one uses the binaries for anything else than tests. In the process of making it work you remove non standard stuff and...
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    Thank you, very interesting.

    Thank you, very interesting.
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