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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
... and that's why nobody ever uses Linux or free software in
life-or-death situations. They rely on reliable code from vendors who can
be sued for endangering life and limb, like Microsoft.
(But perhaps that's not entirely 100% accurate.)
Battery charging "logic"
Posted Oct 24, 2009 21:11 UTC (Sat) by anselm (subscriber, #2796)
It turns out that the Microsoft EULA doesn't allow you to use Windows
in life-or-death situations, such as nuclear plant or air traffic control.
This tells us that Microsoft doesn't think their own code is good enough
for these applications -- at least not to the point of putting their money
On the other hand, nobody ever successfully sued Microsoft over a bug in
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