* Posts by Nano nano

537 posts • joined 29 Jun 2007

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MacOS on Arm talk intensifies: Just weeks from now, Apple to serve up quarantini with Kalamata golive, reportedly

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Backward support

Apple has little interest in supporting its "legacy" devices: look what's happened to its 32-bit iPads.

Microsoft unshackles WSL2 Linux kernel from Windows 10 image for future fettling via Windows Update

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Re: It's not an OS

Such as a single system event queue ...

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Re: Junction support

I may have misunderstood, but when I used WSL, you mounted Windows D, E etc drives at a Linux mount point.

'One rule for me, another for them' is all well and good until it sinks the entire company's ability to receive emails

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Re: Been There...

Email would have been in its infancy two decades earlier ....

GnuTLS patches huge security hole that hung around for two years – worse than Heartbleed, says Google cryptoboffin

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Erm, Unit testing ?

'Nuff Said

Come to Malmö for St Peter's. Stay for the Bork

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Re: My swedish friend says:

If you use a Lime scooter, beware of the loose paving blocks !!

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Reg reader shopping

I would think that Reg readers would be more interested in the Teknik Magasinet shop in Triangeln, than the ones mentioned.

Micros~1? ClippyZilla? BSOD Bob? There can be only one winner. Or maybe two

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None of the above ...

Nope, was hoping one of the submissions would trounce my

"Blue Azure Cult"

But none succeeded.

What do you call megabucks Microsoft? No really, it's not a joke. El Reg needs you

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40,000 licences every day ...

The Blue Azure Cult ...

Cisco is ready to axe workers at its Ubiquisys small cell unit

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Degraded capability

I worked at Ubiquisys in its early days, ten people or so in a Regus office.

There was definitely version control (Subversion) and unit+integration+system testing. Of course, product versioning is possibly a different matter.

So what happened in the later years, after my one-year stint, I don't know.

Like a Virgin, hacked for the very first time... UK broadband ISP spills 900,000 punters' records into wrong hands from insecure database

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But for personal stuff, you would use a CMK for anything but primary key attribute.

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Simple Sharing Service.

Boffins find proof that yes, Carl Sagan and Joni Mitchell were right, we really are all made up of star stuff

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Dust grains

Go back, reread the original, and rewrite the article, the sense is completely wrong, and palladium is not "destroyed "

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Palladian?

Palladium might be driven off, but it's not "destroyed " in any sense.

Choose a better word.

Just what we all needed, lactose-free 'beer' from northern hipsters – it's the Vegan Sorbet Sour

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Don't poke fun at people with food allergies

As was implied in the Headline and standfast ....

How four rotten packets broke CenturyLink's network for 37 hours, knackering 911 calls, VoIP, broadband

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Logic ...

"Have I seen this packet before? If so, discard,"

"Does this node allow no-expiry packets ? If not, discard "

Microsoft gets some jClarity on Azure Java workloads, swallows London-based firm

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Java platforms

IBM was building its JVM for at least 12 platforms back in 2000 ...

We checked and yup, it's no longer 2001. And yet you can pwn a Windows box via Notepad.exe

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Re: Is this why a "notepad" app doesn't come with Android?

The article is about a vulnerability in Windows. Android runs .... Linux, and Android.

Brussels changes its mind AGAIN on .EU domains: Euro citizens in post-Brexit Britain can keep them after all

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Nigel ?

That's a rather Brexity article, isn't it ?!

Meet the new Dropbox: It's like the old Dropbox, but more expensive, and not everyone's thrilled

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Do one thing really well ?

The selling point about Dropbox was its focus on doing one thing really well, without distractions.

https://pando.com/2013/02/01/focus-on-the-feature-how-doing-one-thing-well-benefits-dropbox-app-net-and-consumers/

It's 2019 and a WhatsApp call can hack a phone: Zero-day exploit infects mobes with spyware

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plain sight

Given that WhatsApp has been run by FB for ages now, and that buffer overflows are classic exploits, it seems odd that this was not found sooner, with tools like Coverity etc around.

Veteran vulture Andrew Orlowski is offski after 19 years at The Register

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There is life after El Reg ...

After all, Lucy Sherriff hasn't done too badly ...

Self-taught Belgian bloke cracks crypto conundrum that was supposed to be uncrackable until 2034

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At home

Just think of the Seti@Home units !!

Loose Women woman's IR35 win deals another high-profile blow to UK taxman's grip on rules

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Re: Everything

Not government ... common standards.

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pro rata

They could pay tax on profit in each country, pro rata by turnover in each country.

Either Facebook is building yet another massive bit barn in Iowa, and doesn't want you to know about it....

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jobs for all

Why isn't Trump insisting these centres be sited in rust-belt towns ?

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Literally, a giant sugar lump ?

Is what a Zuckerberg -should- be ....

Bug-hunters punch huge holes in WPA3 standard for Wi-Fi security

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Timing based attack ?

Not that "time taken to compute" issue again ? I thought anyone doing a hard sum that could leak info due to time taken, would have known to fuzz that by now.

Need a Ferranti Pegasus board in your life? Brit computing history could be yours for four figures

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red mainframes

My first "hands on" computer was a Ferranti Argus 700E, and a very nice box it was too, with 10MB hard drive and 64k words of 16 bit core memory.

Managed to get BCPL/OCODE running on it, just, too !

London's Metropolitan Police arrest Julian Assange

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No smoke without beer ...

But what was he up to with Farage in the period around the Brexit referendum ?

Windows Subsystem for Linux distro gets a preening, updated version waddles into Microsoft's app store

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Ubuntu is good enough

I have been using Ubuntu under WSL for 8 months, on a corporate "Windows only" Dell, works fine for me ! I use Xming as the X server.

Bit nippy, is it? Hive smart home users find themselves tweaking thermostat BY HAND

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You are very wrong in your supposition, but there have been organisational changes ....

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Re: great target

Hive was not "hacked" - Amazon cloud services that Hive used had an outage, apparently.

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Grass is greener: AWS IoT

The downside to moving to cloud service providers for much infrastructure, is the "single point of failure" that they provide when you no longer have the control of your own infrastructure, or do not design-in the required redundancy/fallback modes

RIP Dr Peuto, Zilog and Sun's bright SPARC

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No mention of the Z80,000 ?

A 32-bit would-be micromini ....

Thanks for all those data-flow warnings, UK.gov. Now let's talk about your own Brexit prep. Yep, just as we thought

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Date synonym .... almost !

Why keep saying "after 29 March"

Much easier to just say "On April Fools' Day" !

(first working day)

Boffin suggests Trappist monk approach for Spectre-Meltdown-grade processor flaws, other security holes: Don't say anything public – zip it

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Capability ..

What price Roger Needham's CAP architecture now .... would have saved us from overflow-type exploits a long time ago ...

US websites block netizens in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR

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Another one

http://www.lhvc.com/news/new-horizons-mission-flawless-thanks-to-scientists-from-colorado/article_2e7ebfbc-1469-11e9-8b6b-8f930bb9eb55.html

Kubernetes co-founder Joe Beda to kick off our Continuous Lifecycle London conference

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Upstart crow ?

Or Ocelot Uproar ....?

A story of M, a failed retailer: We'll give you a clue – it rhymes with Charlie Chaplin

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Don't forget the tagline ...

"Site of London's Third airport !"

Blockchain study finds 0.00% success rate and vendors don't call back when asked for evidence

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Brexchain ....

'Nuff said ...

It only took Oz govt transformation bods 6 months and $700k to report that blockchain ain't worth the effort

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Who, not where ...

I presume you mean Leonardo of that town .....

Astroboffins spot one of the oldest, coolest stars in the universe lurking in the Milky Way

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Wandering star ?

So: Mercury might be an errant old-star core ....!

Fortnite 'fesses up: New female character's jiggly bits 'unintended' and 'embarrassing'

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coming next ?

Buttock-wobble ?

Yale Weds: Just some system maintenance, nothing to worry about. Yale Thurs: Nobody's smart alarm app works

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But you're ...

Only supposed to blow the bloody doors off !

Trump's axing of cyber czar role has left gaping holes in US defence

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Re: America Fall-Of-Rome moment #101

I presume you meant "Do Svidanye"

HTTPS crypto-shame: TV Licensing website pulled offline

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Re: TV licensing agency

In the UK, we need a "licence" ....

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Re: We take security very seriously

£350m a week for the NHS ...

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Re: We "will briefly" take security very seriously

Momentarily ...

Neutron star crash in a galaxy far, far... far away spews 'faster than light' radio signal jets at Earth

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Re: theory

The kind of "wrong" that would be involved here, would be special cases where it does not hold, not that it was just blanket "false".

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