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  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    [quote user="PJH"][quote user="Goatboych"]revives old dailywtf account to share this 'gem'[/quote] About 99% of the people with active accounts have moved over to the new forums - you may want to join up and repost there...[/quote] 99% of the people hate the new forums, but 99% moved over to it? Something's not ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 07-03-2014
  • Oh, those engineers - always overestimating

    I think this belongs here.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 05-26-2014
  • Re: One-to-many WTF

    [quote user="toon"] Q: What do nine out of ten people enjoy? A: A gang rape.[/quote] Deliberate pun ("many-to-one relation") or just coincidence?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 05-07-2014
  • Re: Goggle Translate

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"] Dude, seriously? This is the second time you've pulled the "Works in Chrome herp-a-derp!" crap in this thread. As has already been stated several times, Chrome works, it's Firefox that does not.[/quote] Is Google using user-agent sniffing to only set HSTS on Firefox? That would be ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 05-06-2014
  • Re: More Java installer crap

    [quote user="LoremIpsumDolorSitAmet"][quote user="immibis"][quote user="LoremIpsumDolorSitAmet"]You have to make a deliberate effort, or use a really rubbish library, to end up with 'classic' buttons on Windows XP and higher.[/quote] Classic buttons are the default, even in Windows 7. You have to add a ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 04-03-2014
  • Re: More Java installer crap

    [quote user="BC_Programmer"][quote user="immibis"]If you believe Microsoft, it's because some applications were relying on the exact pixel colours of classic buttons.[/quote]    Version 5 of comctl32.dll is the default that is loaded for application, unless they basically say "yes, I work with Version ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 04-03-2014
  • Re: More Java installer crap

    [quote user="LoremIpsumDolorSitAmet"]You have to make a deliberate effort, or use a really rubbish library, to end up with 'classic' buttons on Windows XP and higher.  [/quote] Classic buttons are the default, even in Windows 7. You have to add a special linker flag or #pragma if you want XP+-style buttons. If you believe ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 04-02-2014
  • Re: Remember Bitcoin?

    [quote user="joe.edwards"][quote user="Snooder"]You know the best part about the whole bitcoin thing? That it's deliberately designed to foster criminal activity, and yet people still seem surprised every time criminal use it. And yes, "hiding your money from the government" is criminal. It may be a morally ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 03-03-2014
  • Re: MinGW

    [quote user="too_many_usernames"]Dammit I keep reading ".scss" as ".sccs" and thinking there was going to be a rant about that particular version control system...[/quote] But not .ssds?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 02-21-2014
  • Re: Loops in JavaScript are okay. JavaScript in loops is not okay.

    Another RWTF is that the array name is soft-coded.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by immibis on 02-14-2014
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