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Philipp Kern
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SRE, Coffee addict, Debian developer
SRE, Coffee addict, Debian developer

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Finally. En taro Tassadar!

(The important bit being the "StarCraft and Brood War will be free"!)

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I'm sure 3270 terminals are still very efficient these days, but I'm not sadistic enough not to pity the poor airline and travel agents that need to deal with it when interacting with Amadeus and memorize each and every shorthand command (or dig it up from the linked manual). But hey, it has a calculator (that uses ; for +) and stuff like DKMK50 to convert between miles and kilometers. m(

That also explains why everything is lost if you need to re-price stuff in a different booking class. You probably can't even login twice. Maybe you can multitask by adding more stuff to the current ticket, but urgh.

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Apparently it's easier to give out discounts to users than fixing websites.

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"Sex and Gor" doesn't seem like such an odd headline if you know about the "Gor" novels. "Sex and Gor and open source" is a headline I never expected to see, however. Important issues here. // A few weeks ago, Dries Buytaert, founder of the popular open-source CMS Drupal, asked Larry Garfield, a prominent Drupal contributor and long-time member of the Drupal community, “to leave the Drupal project.” Why did he do this? He refuses to say. A huge furor has erupted in response — not least because the reason clearly has much to do with Garfield’s unconventional sex life. More specifically, Garfield is into BDSM. Even more specifically, he’s a member of the Gor community, an outré subculture of an outré subculture, one built around a series of thirty-odd books by John Norman which are, basically, “John Carter of Mars” meets “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Essentially–as I understand it–a community who are interested in, and/or participate in, elaborate (consensual!) sexual subjugation fantasies, in which men are inherently superior to women. I know all this because of Garfield’s lengthy public response to his ouster, self-deprecatingly titled “TMI about me“ ... //

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An interesting read on how the GFW learns who's bad and who isn't. (Which also likely makes it much more sophisticated than solutions designed to "protect" enterprises.)

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Wait, what? We should put the explosives into the cargo hold instead? I thought they are actually forbidden there.

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