Not to detract too much from the Ribbon bashing (go on, it's great to beat a dea horse - again), but:
[quote user="Lorne Kates"]also, no one in the history of ever has used Excel on a tablet[/quote]
Well, ok, not Excel, but I have used a couple of spreadsheets on a tablet, when trying to make a graph from some data. Of ...
[quote user="El_Heffe"]And meaningful enforcement is impossible without extensive, complex regulation that covers every possible situtation.[/quote]
Sorry, but that is, indeed, very difcult for me to understand. How does the MtGox situation differs from any other corporation that was stealed or commited fraud (depending on the ...
Yep, Intelisense. That stupid thing that makes VisualStudio take 10 seconds to update a character after you type. Yeah, it's nice, but would be better if it worked.
Anyway, Microsoft periferals are great. They are quite well made, and usable... Just don't try to plug them on Windows, beause they come with Microsoft software. And ...
[quote user="twilsonxpert"]Good luck finding anything pre-compiled in open-source land. Also, I've tried playing with Ruby on Rails on Windows. It's a nightmare. Just say no to anything Ruby related and Windows. And also PHP on Windows. Say no to that as well.[/quote]
What? It's incredibly rare to find a piece of free ...
[quote user="blakeyrat"]It'd break VBA.
Excel will NEVER introduce a change or fix that'll break VBA.
Because something like 60% of the world's economy is reliant on VBA scripts embedded in Excel sheets and if they stopped working for any reason the shit would hit the fan.
I'm barely ...
[quote user="Lorne Kates"]Please note, if too many users select NO ... those funds will be re-allocated to other Firefox improvement functions[/quote]
Now you convinced me. Yes, show the ads.
[quote user="boomzilla"][quote user="dhromed"]
Mozilla has been overrun by people who think Marketing Gibberish is actual language.
Does an organization exist whose PR arm doesn't believe this?[/quote]
It's already a problem when the PR people start beliving in what they say, but it's an ...
[quote user="redfox646"]Besides, how distracting would it be to have ads on the new tab page?[/quote]
I have problem with them, not because they are distracting, but because they'll certainly have to phone home, and send lots of data that'll change over time.
One of the reasons I use Firefox is because it does not phone ...
[quote user="El_Heffe"]lots of stupid, incompetent programmers who had hard-coded their programs to use \Windows\System32[/quote]
That's just because a stupid, incompetent programmer in the Windows design team decided to hard code the bit width in the folder name.
[quote user="OzPeter"]Because to Dice, Slashdot is not a website it is a revenue center.[/quote]
No problem with that...
[quote user="OzPeter"]And someone in Dice believes that the best way to increase revenue is to give the site a refresh and make it more hip and relevant[/quote]
No problem with the looks, but I'm ...