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If you purchased that software, for your environment, I think you have a valid point. If the version you got was open source or free without support, you don't. You might complain about the developers professionalism but you did get your moneys worth. Much of Linux software is open source and some developers provide packages for mainstream distros, some don't. If it is free and you want to contribute back (rather than just take), create a package for your environment: Windows, Mac, Linux, whatever and share it back to the project. I think a lot of small Open Source stuff is just "good enough", and escapes.
I especially like it when the fanboys bash something. Linux and iStuff seem to be favorite targets. I guess Windows is next. Not sure what the Internet would be like without Linux and I wonder if the Windows phones would have reached their huge success if not pushed by Android and Apple.. oh, wait.
I have an iPhone because it "talks" to my hearing aids. I have a Windows system that controls surveillance cameras (Blue Iris) and I have a Linux desktop that hosts Windows systems (even W2000) for development. I am happy, I don't hate anything (Well, Windows updates can annoy me).
Have a great day.
If you can keep your head while those about you are losing theirs, perhaps you don't understand the situation.
If it is free and you want to contribute back (rather than just take), create a package for your environment: Windows, Mac, Linux, whatever and share it back to the project.
That's the thing, I never did any C/C++ development so I wouldn't know how.
Spending hours to learn how to do this and installing tooling I'll never use again goes a bit far for my needs and really isn't worth the trouble.
Providing a Windows installer would make this undoubtedly awesome software available to so much more people, which is what it deserves.
Or maybe not, because to be fair, the software's intended user base is C/C++ developers who probably know how to build it
That's basically the argument I was having decades ago with a buddy of mine about Linux (he was a much bigger fan than I ever was).
His argument: The beauty of it is that if something doesn't work, you can fix it yourself!
Mine: This adds no value to the receptionist who just wants her computer to work.
While Linux has improved tremendously, my position's still pretty much the same. I'm a developer, maybe I could fix some of those problems myself, but I just don't have the time or interest to become a Linux kernel expert - I'm trying to solve my own problems, not somebody else's.
I've known Dark Buddha Rising for years, but the recent release of the Waste Of Space Orchestra debut (which also featured the SOTW) has renewed my interest in them.
Members of DBR play in WOSO and Atomikylä, together with members of Oranssi Pazuzu.
Out of those three, DBR sounds most like WOSO: slow, low and heavy doom metal.
And with "only" 15 minutes Ashtakra I is the shortest track on the album.
This stuff isn't for anyone, but if you're into doom metal you can't miss the Dark Buddha!
I don't know what you did, but I got two emails of your message earlier this week, but those were gone.
Then I got an email saying you wrote a message which was somehow deleted, but you asked about my piano lessons and posted some music.
And now I see two separate messages, this one from four days ago while you sent that yesterday.
Something's borked up
Anyway, piano lessons are ehhh... going
I'm trying to finish up To Zanarkand[^] from Final Fantasy X.
The notes are there, but I'm losing too much time moving my hands, making lots of mistakes, etc.
I just started practicing Aerith's Theme[^] from Final Fantasy VII, but it's surprisingly hard
I've seen the guy you posted before, very nice indeed
Yeah, I noticed. I searched my messages to find this thread, and when I clicked on the link it just took me to the lounge front page posts, like my response never existed. When I found this thread my original reply wasn't visible. After I posted the new reply yesterday then my original post miraculously appeared! Curiosity makes me want to understand how something like that could occur with DBs and such, but part of me is afraid it means the universe is just broken, and I don't really want to know!
Can you see if you can grab a screen shot of it for me? I've been staring at it a full 5 mins and nothing has disappeared or popped into existence. Should I open a bottle of something good in order to force the process a little? I'm happy to, purely for research, you understand.
It doesn't quite work like that.
David's post from the 16th wasn't there when I followed the link in one of the two mails I got on the 16th.
But when I wanted to reply on his new post from yesterday, I suddenly saw the one from the 16th.
I'm very sure it wasn't there the 16th because I received two emails from it and I looked for it.
Also, when I followed the link in the upper right corner on CP I didn't see the message.
David noticed that his message was never visible when he wanted to write another reply yesterday.
It's just there now.
It doesn't disappear or pop up, it just wasn't there until yesterday (the 19th), when he posted his new message.
This was the message I received in my mail yesterday "Here's something you might like: Flagitious Idiosyncrasy In The Dilapidation @ Obscene Extreme 2018. Not quite my cup of tea, but her voice shocked me for such a small frame. Somehow my earlier reply was trashed, in which I inquired about your piano lessons and linked something like this: Relaxing Piano Music."
As you can read, the message is now "Here's something you might like: Flagitious Idiosyncrasy In The Dilapidation @ Obscene Extreme 2018. Not quite my cup of tea, but her voice shocked me for such a small frame. Somehow my earlier reply was trashed, in which I inquired about your piano lessons and linked something like this: Relaxing Piano Music." because David suddenly saw his previous post too after posting this one.
It looks alright now, but the message from the 16th had a three day delay before becoming visible.
Somehow, David's new reply forced his previous reply to become visible.
Feel welcome to have a beer (or something stronger) while researching this, you'll probably need it
Yeah, I know it doesn't work like that. I was just looking for an excuse to drink.
I have no sensible answer for you. Our caching works on a full-thread by thread basis so it's difficult for messages to get out of place. They are generally there or not there. It wasn't stuck in moderation was it?
My initial thought was maybe you have multiple servers, and somehow they got out of sync (ie, one of them was rebooted right after I posted my reply). But I've never dabbled in that stuff, and think it would bring on a headache to get into it!!! I'm happy to leave it as a mystery.
That's a... Interesting band name
Looked them up on Spotify for some better quality studio recordings.
I didn't expect an all-female Japanese grindcore band!
Here's some Japanese female-fronted metal that more closely meets expectations: BABYMETAL - ギミチョコ！！- Gimme chocolate!! (OFFICIAL) - YouTube[^]