Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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RE: Stop playing Skyrim then
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 22:17 UTC in reply to "Stop playing Skyrim then"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Funny.

I can't recall me saying - in this article or any of the ten billion that came before it - that you shouldn't use closed source software. Heck, I use closed source software all the time, and write about it, too.

I think you're the one being the zealot here, with kneejerk responses, without actually thinking before you post.

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RE[3]: Stop playing Skyrim then
by _txf_ on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 06:56 in reply to "RE[2]: Stop playing Skyrim then"
_txf_ Member since:
2008-03-17

I'm just reporting the facts. I have a follow up story on how living in a black neighborhood increases the risk of getting mugged. I've never said I'm against living in a black neighborhood. Just reporting the dangers of living in a black neighborhood, that's all. I'm fair and balanced.


Er, It should be perfectly acceptable to report on the dangers of living in a BAD neighborhood, and one shouldn't expect people to come looking for false equivalencies.

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