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  1. So then... the only UNIX / POSIX principle that...

    So then... the only UNIX / POSIX principle that systemd will actually to adhere to, is the naming convention?
  2. I don't get it...

    These were done with Mint 17 RC, right?

    What's the point of doing a set of comparison tests like this -- for a Release Candidate?
  3. What dee said (thanks, dee). The last thing...

    What dee said (thanks, dee).

    The last thing that Ubuntu/Canonical did that made me go "Nice!" rather than "Oh, crap!" was Upstart. And that's a fair while back, now.
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    This is an interesting point. I too would like...

    This is an interesting point. I too would like to see this distinction made.

    One problem, though -- I have no real idea what difference it really makes, whether one has two physical cores...
  5. I would have said that Upstart (unlike Mir,...

    I would have said that Upstart (unlike Mir, Unity, built-in unified web/system search, PulseAudio, Banshee monetization, etc.) was the one big Ubuntu innovation that was something they actually got ...
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    People are constantly confusing "pragmatism" and...

    People are constantly confusing "pragmatism" and mere "expediency".

    Most of the people who complain about "free software fanatics" are making this mistake.

    It may be expedient to focus on...
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    Ummm... No. There's these things called...

    Ummm... No.

    There's these things called licences, and the maintainers of the GCC have to adhere to the ones for GCC, and for GCC contributions, just like developers of proprietary code have to...
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    {Applause}

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  9. Except that those announcement (far as I can tell...

    Except that those announcement (far as I can tell as an outside observer) didn't really clear anything up. Those who wanted to believe, accepted these "promises" as definitive, those who didn't...
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    I'm curious... Have you tried this yet? Did it...

    I'm curious...
    Have you tried this yet? Did it make any difference?
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    Red Hat is in the servers and software services...

    Red Hat is in the servers and software services business, not the desktop business, and their market is entirely corporate; Not only does Red Hat have no interest in running Steam, neither does...
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    Excellent comment -- and thank you for the...

    Excellent comment -- and thank you for the heads-up on Compholio for Netflicks on Linux
  13. Out of curiosity, how were you transferring those...

    Out of curiosity, how were you transferring those files?
    Nautilus ? (G)rsync ? Bash 'cp' command ?

    I can easily see Nautilus causing problems, especially in Ubuntu.
    In fact, a couple of bad...
  14. {grin} Neither is Red Green :P

    {grin}
    Neither is Red Green :P
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    How are the newer Thinkpads running under Linux,...

    How are the newer Thinkpads running under Linux, these days?
    (say, one of the 4xx series -- I lucked into a pristine used T410 (with the good screen) for an terrific price, and I'm loving it. I...
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    Are you suggesting that such a DRM scheme...

    Are you suggesting that such a DRM scheme wouldn't be pushed out simply because it's "stupid" to do it that way? Considering the history of DRM, I can well imagine (in fact I would expect) that the...
  17. Does the invalidation of earlier FAT related...

    Does the invalidation of earlier FAT related patent have any bearing on ExFAT patents?
  18. Yes, the security is a lot better than it once...

    Yes, the security is a lot better than it once was, too.
    If Windows had been this much "not that bad" a decade or so ago (and if Microsoft had any sign of some sort of ethical standards) I might not...
  19. 1) DRM (as in "Digital Restrictions management",...

    1) DRM (as in "Digital Restrictions management", not "Direct Rendering Manager")

    2) You can safely leave Windows 7 running all week without a reboot.

    3) UAC that kind of works

    4?) a built-in...
  20. Thanks! That gives me a significantly better...

    Thanks!
    That gives me a significantly better idea what we're talking about.

    On the other hand, I don't see why those should need vendor/model specific drivers, in the first place...

    I...
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