* Posts by packetguy

8 posts • joined 21 Nov 2011

Yep, the 'Who owns Linux?' case is back from the dead

packetguy
Linux

Free Software billyclub

This time we should just BASH these Xinuso copyright trolls into dust.

Apple hardware priced so high that no one wants to buy it? It's 1983 all over again

packetguy

Re: As a dev system?

No, you only had to read ONE manual: a three ring binder containing about 500 pages impeccably organized and clearly written, among the best computer documentation of the day.

I was one of the earliest developers, and attended the Mac programming boot camp in San Jose (I lived in Minnesota at the time), taught by Guy Kawasaki. This was an entirely new computing paradigm, coming as it did into a green-screen, character-based world. There was understandably a lot to learn.

I wonder what this article’s author would say about the first TV developed? It was, after all, just a radio with a graphical interface. Would he retain his haughty tone and snide vocabulary? He’s a know-nothing who was in gradeschool when the Mac came out.

Chinese Super Micro 'spy chip' story gets even more strange as everyone doubles down

packetguy

Re: How can I put this?

Stargatesg7, What you posit is silly beyond belief. Any chip fab engineer would immediately detect extra litho layers in a device long before final production, and such a contaminated chip would have thermal and electrical characteristics immediately calling attention to the subterfuge. No shaving required. Only someone with no micro semi knowledge would say this.

Redmond's on fire, your 365 is terrified: Microsoft email outage en masse

packetguy

Fake News. Move along. Nothing to see here.

This is Fake News. There is no outage, and there are no aliens. No red heat maps burning the UK. It's all in El Reg's imagination. Go back to sleep. And anyway, even if there were an outage, it woldn't be aliens. We don't work that way.

Russian hackers got Trump elected? Yeah, let's take a close look at that, says Obama

packetguy

21 Days is not enough time for a real report

Which means Obama aims to produce a bogus one. And with the veil of CIA secrecy to hide from accountability, nobody will be able to challenge it before its goal -- scaring the willies out of Liberals -- is achieved.

Diabolical, I call it.

Steve Jobs, MS Office, Israel, and a basic feature Microsoft took 13 years to install

packetguy

A wonderful story...

...perfectly told. Thank you!

Yelp minimum wage row shines spotlight on … broke, fired employee

packetguy

Re: Trump?

This is not a new problem. People for hundreds of years before Ms. Whiney have tried to live in the most desirable locales whilst being insufficiently valuable to pull down the required bucks. I want to live in NY Trump Towers. It's my right! Instead I'm stuck in hot, unglamorous Southern California. Woe is me.

Never mind that most of America lives in the meat of the bi-coastal sandwich.

Kindle Fire: An open letter to Jeff Bezos

packetguy

An Open Letter to The Register

Dear The Register.

Please do not let Greg Knieriemen write anymore. He is a whiner. He doesn't make sense. And he does The Register no favors by writing a rambling obsequious "open letter" to a person of intelligence and substance.

According to your "Get more from this author", this is the only thing Mr. Kneiriemen has written for "all The Register sites." Keep it that way while you still can.

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