* Posts by SE

11 publicly visible posts • joined 22 Nov 2010

How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript


Re: Copyright infringement ?

I hope so. I've no idea what the NPMs terms are, but publishing content against an author's wishes seems more significant than withdrawing content because it has a name that clashes with that of another, unrelated, product.

Truly pathetic.

BT broadband is down: Former state monopoly goes TITSUP UK-wide


Re: Down in Stoke on Trent

Looking forward to that BT EE acquisition?

Is the world ready for a bare-metal OS/2 rebirth?


True, dat (or whatever). I remember my uni computer suite being robbed several times just for ram and CPU.


Presume that experience is as a guest?

Apple downgrades iPhone 6S with wimpy 1715mAh battery


Re: Hey Reg, can you try to be insightful instead?

I've read that too. Take a look at this http://t.co/wsSeOj5uDY

UK flights CRIPPLED by system outage that shut ALL London airspace


"Luton airport would not comment when we contacted them."

What a strange thing for them to get cagey about. Unless they've got a couple of shady Sheikhs and rendition flights coming in.

Maybe somebody in the Luton area can look out of the window for a moment and check?

Ancient telly, check. Sonos sound system, check. OMG WOAH


As it's now second hand...

... please tell your Sonos rep I'd be happy to give him or her £300 for it.

'Mainframe blowout' knackered millions of RBS, NatWest accounts


Re: "procedures should have kicked in straight away without a glitch in critical services"

The assumption some people have that DR is a simple flick to a remote site and everything springs to life in 5 minutes is horribly, horribly flawed in so many ways."

Indeed, though vendors often like to give the impression that this is how their solutions work.

Budget Day: First dump from Osborne

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Re: So what?

"When resources in the UK are prepared to work for lower ages, they'll find themselves back in employment"

That's the only difference, is it? All other things are equal?

Apple shareholders call for transparent CEO 'succession plans'


Jobs leaving can't be a good thing...

... for El Reg's headline writers, at least.

Windows hits 25


title? it's a comment.

"We all know the old joke about W.N.T. being V.M.S. + 1 letter in the alphabet don't we?"

... like HAL and IBM. No such thing as a coincidence.