Re: Wire-Wrap Gun?
Telekinesis! Hark at you! In my day we relied on entropy to do the job, and thought ourselves bloody lucky!
129 posts • joined 2 Nov 2012
Speaking as a saver who was affected, Icelandic banks did have regulatory protection (by the Icelandic government), and even argued that the protection was superior to that offered by the FCA and other European regulators. The issue was that the Icelandic government refused to honour those protections, except to Icelandic citizens. I have some sympathy for the Icelandic government’s position, as I suspect the liabilities were larger than they were able to cover. It’s misleading to suggest that savers were putting money in savings accounts with no protection.
It's also about generalising an issue to avoid holding specific companies to account. If Google has a unique tracking ID that users do not give consent to, then Google should be held accountable for *their* abuse of GDPR. Let's not bury this in an investigation of real-time bidding and the adtech industry.
I've started to learn Rust, and I disagree that it generates small binaries - from my experience the binaries are larger than corresponding C++ programs, and you have to invest some effort in making them smaller. Other than that, it is very fast and efficient.
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