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Everyone thought he was just a crusty PITA, but it turns out he just had a very rye sense of humor.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
Same here. Quebec recently announced closure of all non-essential retailers. On the list of the essential were liquor stores and cannabis(!!). We've only had legal cannabis for recreational use for about 18 months, so how its got to essential in that time is open to speculation.
Closing them would also inundate hospitals with alcoholics suffering withdrawal, which can be life threatening.
Sad but true...
They are just picking the lesser bad
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
Help me to understand what I'm saying, and I'll explain it better to you
Rating helpful answers is nice, but saying thanks can be even nicer.
Two major flavors of OS to use on a PC and they both come with stupid issues that cause major problems.
*sigh* I'll probably have to run win10 as my primary OS next time as my $600 MIDI controller is a paperweight in linux, and my VM software can't fully preserve the MIDI connection over USB from the host machine for some reason
Due to that, and some hardware issues - my wifi dongle mysteriously won't work with ubuntu this time, though it worked with the same exact OS and version last time i installed it, and a well earned lack of trust in ubuntu's grub installation, particularly where my shiny new NVMe system drive will be concerned, I can't justify using it. Linux is kind of a toy, mainly due to lack of software and hardware support, but also because of general awkwardness - you can tell it was designed by a million different hands. "What's so bad about that?" Imagine a piece of furniture built that way. I'd use MINT but I've had similar issues.
And Windows is a total horrorshow when it blows up. I've managed to, through custom install settings and tweaking after the fact, got it to stop sending massive amounts of information back to microsoft, but disabling the spyware "feature" of the OS is just part of the problem. Sometimes it just randomly fails. I had Visual studio blow up my entire windows installation but only where one visual studio feature was concerned (reinstalling VS and even moving to a new version of VS didn't fix it) to where I couldn't make VSIX packages anymore. Random nonsense like that. It's infuriating. That and eventually it gets slow enough to be hateful no matter what you do. Registry bloat is the most likely culprit, but series of service packs and patches can't help.
What I wouldn't give for a nice, stable, OS without all the garbage, that just worked, and was close looped dev enough that it all worked together consistently, and supported my hardware.