* Posts by HaydnH

16 publicly visible posts • joined 10 May 2010

Worried about Brexit food shortages? North Korean haute couture has just the thing


Re: Brexit

We can indeed have our kecks and eat them to!

Encryption? This time it'll be usable, Thunderbird promises


Re: Better Exchange support would be more welcome

Have you tried davmail as a Thunderbird <-> Exchange gateway? I use it at work to connect thunderbird to EWS and it works surprisingly well. I did have a few issues with mailboxes corrupting and taking an age to recover, but changing Thunderbird to use maildir fixed that.

'Judge Java' to sueball-slinging smut studio: Test your pirate-hunting tools or walk the plank


Even MaxMind state on the website that lookups are only 24% & 43% accurate when looking for an exact postal address in the UK or US respectively:


Tobacco giant predicts the end of smoking. Panic ensues


Re: Nicotine


If you click the (R) links it will take you to the research documents behind each claim.

ISPs scramble to explain mouse-sniffing tool


I wish I could say my mouses movements were regular, however it suffers from IBS (Icky Ball Syndrome).

Fedora 19 lands in beta with updates for devs, cloud


Re: Desktops

As long as WindowMaker is still available I'll be happy. :)

The Register Android App

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"And the rest"

... what about us loyal WebOS users?

Alleged 'Xbox 720' dev box eBay'd for $20,100


"Is that allowed at all? Seems to me that it would be a cinch for MS/Sony/etc. to put a clause on the software license that it's not to be transferred."

I don't know about the US, but in Europe software can be resold, google "oracle software license resale" for info on a previous failed attempt by Oracle to stop this.

Banking IT cowboys 'need whipping into shape by watchdog'


2 words: Knight Capital.

Party like it's 1999: CDE Unix desktop REBORN


I used to love CDE, I spent far too much time getting to know all the config files though. I'm suprised there isn't any love for WindowMaker in this comments section.

Finally some QUALITY apps for Android: PalmOS emulator ported


Re: Proprietary

But if you read the full article how will you ever get a first post?

UK.gov to clear way for Britain's first SPACEPORT

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Re: UK is in the wrong place to have a space port.

Good call! "You can fly anywhere in the world in under 4 hours... as long as you fly 8 hours to get to the port first."

Apple cracks down on black market in iOS beta passes


Just move to the EU

While there may be contract issues regarding sourcing/redistributing the Beta software, the resale of the licenses is not illegal in the EU. Remember the Oracle stories: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-07-03/oracle-can-t-stop-software-license-resales-eu-court-says

Surely the web sites could find a web host in the EU and as long as they're only reselling licenses and not providing the software should be fine?

HP gives sysadmins a little mobility


What no WebOS, man they really did f*** that puppy!

Hadron Collider switches to heavy ions, tinfoilers wet pants again


Err no...

99.999...% would = 100%, the "..." is important in that statement! Perhaps you should re-read your links?

F*ck you, thunders disgruntled fanboi Apple user


Mac OS X

There's a Linux penguin, a fanboi, and a Windows user in a plane, and the pilot says, we're carrying too much weight, one of you has got to go, and the fanboi says, well, I can't jump because...

... I send other UNIX boxes to /dev/null **push**

** That's an old Mac OS X PowerBook ad slogan in case you were underground in the early noughties!