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  • One Laptop Per Child thoughts

    That's what I meant, yeah. Thanks for the link.

  • Worst email ever?

    Let's face it, regardless of wether she sent it herself and wether or not it was a stupid email, punishment by public humiliation went out of style after the 1500's, and "She started it" hasn't been a valid argument since kindergarten.

  • One Laptop Per Child thoughts

    I thought the emergency stop was already part of the plan? I seem to recall reading something about a kill switch that could remotely render each laptop useless.

  • Coming soon.​....Windows live folders

    Right, sorry, I didn't realise you were referring to FolderShare. That would be nice, actually, not having to work via the web interface for shared folders.

  • Coming soon.​....Windows live folders

    Refrax wrote:
    
    anand.t wrote:  hope they can offer infinity+1 space  


    i hope it has a plugin for microsoft home server.


    Why? WHS can do exactly this already, and with a lot more than the announced 2GB.

  • Windows Live customer support frustration.

    I had a similar problem. I have two live ID's: one live.nl email address, and a very old hotmail.com address. The Live.nl one has all my stuff associated with it: connect, certifications, the lot. The hotmail.com one now only functions as an MSN sign-in name. I wanted to merge those two accounts, so that I can sign in to MSN with the live.nl address, but keep the actual MSN account so that I don't have to ask all my contacts to add my new live.nl account. I elaborated on this a great deal when I asked support if this was possible. The response?

    "Create a new MSN account with your live.nl email address, then copy all your contacts to the new account. After that, just ask all your contacts to add your new account!"

    The fact alone that it is impossible to change your Live ID sign in address is mind-bogglingly stupid. The fact that support tells you to do exactly that which you described in your email as "Not what I want" is beyond what my simple mind can grasp.

  • Worst email ever?

    Future civilizations are going to hate us for this.

  • MSN Messenger

    None here.

  • Firefox needs my permission to continue.

    Shining Arcanine wrote:
    As for UAC safeguarding you against zombies, it could be disabled by a zombie, just like the Security Center in Windows XP.


    How?

  • Microsoft sued for patent violation over ASP.NET

    rhm wrote:
    Feel free to believe the hype, but don't bother repeating it every time the subject of patents comes up.


    Right, so I'm free to believe what I want, but I can only say what you chose to believe. Very FSFish.


    Randolpho wrote:
    
    No, yet another nonsensical patent that further emphasises the need for an overhaul of a patent system that allows for generalized patents.


    See, but that's not happening anytime soon. Rather than act according to how it should be, I think most people choose to act according to how the situation is right now.

    Should the whole software patent system get overhauled: great. But it hasn't happened yet. It might, in the future, but we're living now.