* Posts by G40

32 posts • joined 20 Mar 2021

Jeffrey Snover claims Microsoft demoted him for inventing PowerShell

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Re: powershell command missing

Excellent example thank you. The brevity and elegance of Bash shines. And what are those bizarre PS constructs to the right of the pipe?

Infosys quits Russia, ending UK political and tax scandal … maybe

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Pints …

For that impassioned comment.

Cooler heads needed in heated E2EE debate, says think tank

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Re: festering?

On the bush definitely worse than in it …

SerenityOS: Remarkable project with its own JS-capable web browser

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Re: Where is the low end for Linux?

See https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/rtos/. Used to be threadx IIRC.

ReactOS shows off SMP support in open-source take on Windows

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An interesting view, which begs the question: how much? With the inevitable supplemental of why? Are you running special kit/packages or is this just a retro-whim?

Wozniak startup to share orbital space junk data

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Thanks and, please,

have a pint.

Intel counters AMD’s big-cache PC chip with 5.5GHz 16-core rival

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Still reeling …

From the notion of 100MB of cache …

Hackers remotely start, unlock Honda Civics with $300 tech

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Re: We had those back in 80s

Having lost 4 such vehicles to theft in the early 90s, it came as quite a shock to discover keys were not required for entry. You’d pull hard on the door handle to remove it, then flip the little plastic paddle that moved the lock. Bingo. Thanks Wolfsburg…

Deere & Co won't give out software and data needed for repairs, watchdog told

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Seriously…

Is anyone surprised by this?

Mobile-based ID wallets for government are coming

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Re: Single Point of Failure

Not to forget signal-free locations. Can certainly ruin a transaction/validation

Akamai's Linode buy: Good for enterprise, risky for others

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Re: Migration started

Sure, but to which provider/platform?

Hauliers report problems with post-Brexit customs system but HMRC insists it is 'online and working as planned'

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Re: Hmm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/55163730

AWS adds another Arm CPU to its cloud: Apple's M1

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Typo?

“The rumor mill suggests the Mac Mini will receive the Pro and Max sometime in 2022.”

Presume the missing word is processor(s)?

Rust dust-up as entire moderation team resigns. Why? They won't really say

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The Mozilla diaspora have form in this (anti-social) respect methinks.

More jovially, they suck at designing and implementing sensible programming languages. Perhaps it’s the coffee.

Ubuntu desktop team teases 'proof of concept' systemd on Windows Subsystem for Linux

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Re: "2 users though have frequently requested systemd support"

@AC, sock puppet has coffee on iPad. Plz have a beverage =>

Seagate demos hard disk drive with an NVMe interface. Yup, one with spinning platters

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On my elderly maximus vii the m.2 card is secured with blutack.

Labour Party supplier ransomware attack: Who holds ex-members' data and on what legal basis?

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Re: Another good reason

Thanks for the reminder

Shrootless: Microsoft found a way to evade Apple's SIP macOS filesystem protection

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Sympathies. At times that does seem a sane route.

Cleanup on aisle C: Tesco app back online after attack led to shopping app outages

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Re: Very poor customer relations

Very fair summary. Am failing to see any reason for the excess of downvotes.

Microsoft under fire again from open-source .NET devs: Hot Reload feature pulled for sake of Visual Studio sales

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At best maladroit PR, at worst, who knows.

Theranos blood-test machine demos for VIPs rigged to hide any failures, court told

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Re: Appropriate

Surely edlin takes the biscuit …

Canon makes 'all-in-one' printers that refuse to scan when out of ink, lawsuit claims

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Re: It is still multifunction

Massive chuckle. Thanks.

Air gaps have been 'shattered’, says new Indian policy on power sector security

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Re: what can go wrong?

+1 for ‘chod’, new to me.

Telegraph newspaper bares 10TB of subscriber data and server logs to world+dog

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Thank God I use a burner address. Cretins, almost as cretinous as their content.

Internet Archive's 2046 Wayforward Machine says Google will cease to exist

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Re: Hmmm... decisions decisions

> vote out a government

And there are a lot of people working very hard to impede your abilities in that domain as well …

Got enterprise workstations and hope to run Windows 11? Survey says: You lose. Over half the gear's not fit for it

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Words fail me. What is driving this madness?

One-size-fits-all chargers? What a great idea! Of course Apple would hate it

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Re: 50 different chargers

You must have forgotten/missed the bit where every cell phone maker used a different sized/shaped plug to connect wall wart to device. 2002 dates it

SpaceX Starship struts its stack to show it has the right stuff

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Used to launch cold rockets away back in the 70’s. Freon powered.

Make-me-admin holes found in Windows, Linux kernel

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Re: Was there ever a time when it did make sense ?

It would have if there had been a clear split between a system registry (hardware configuration, Windows status etc.) and one or more user registries (all the usual shite). Mixing the lot was idiotic from the get-go.

Amazon Lumberyard is dead, long live the permissively licensed Open 3D Engine

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Re: Money Vacuum ?

As in vacuum cleaner …

Pssst! Wanna rent a cheap, off-the-books, third-gen Xeon Scalable? No SLA attached? We know a cloud that can help

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“based on party numbers”?

Microsoft nudges Windows 10 21H1 toward commercial customers

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Re: Wish list

All good but high time MSFT made it possible to update a bootable VHD installation ...

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