Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jan 2012 19:12 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Late last year, president Obama signed a law that makes it possible to indefinitely detain terrorist suspects without any form of trial or due process. Peaceful protesters in Occupy movements all over the world have been labelled as terrorists by the authorities. Initiatives like SOPA promote diligent monitoring of communication channels. Thirty years ago, when Richard Stallman launched the GNU project, and during the three decades that followed, his sometimes extreme views and peculiar antics were ridiculed and disregarded as paranoia - but here we are, 2012, and his once paranoid what-ifs have become reality.
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stabbyjones
Member since:
2008-04-15

No, she has owned every iphone released and currently own a 4S.

How is the IOS text messaging app 3rd party?

The update process for cyanogenmod is download the update and open the file. The update runs and reboots the phone for me. Two steps isn't that hard.

There has been nothing major broken on my phone running cyanogenmod since i bought it. Compared to an iphone that is a month old and already has weird UI and software issues i think that's doing pretty well.

Again, the issue is that if it's not free and open then it doesn't matter how shiny it is, it should be avoided.

Edited 2012-01-03 00:00 UTC

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leos Member since:
2005-09-21

No, she has owned every iphone released and currently own a 4S.


So when you say "she always complains about it", you really meant, "she loves it so much she bought every single iPhone". I like my iPhone, but I'm still on my first one...

How is the IOS text messaging app 3rd party?


Sorry, I thought you meant Facebook text messaging.

There has been nothing major broken on my phone running cyanogenmod since i bought it. Compared to an iphone that is a month old and already has weird UI and software issues i think that's doing pretty well.


You were just talking about how you're running nightlies in order to check if bugs are fixed. So you are encountering bugs. Just like on every other platform. Not like a UI glitch and a bug in a third party app qualify as something "major broken".

Again, the issue is that if it's not free and open then it doesn't matter how shiny it is, it should be avoided.


I had that bug for a while too. Eventually you realize that it doesn't make a difference what you use, so you might as well use what makes you most productive. For me that's mostly not open source software anymore, after being exclusively open source for a long time.

Edited 2012-01-03 05:42 UTC

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