Monday, August 17
Bad Apple No Biscuit Edition
- When backwards compatibility is Job One. (Medium)
Steve Yegge is not happy with Google. Google is notorious for shutting down user-facing services, but they take the same approach to business-facing services with Google Cloud.
He notes that Java is still supporting features that were deprecated 22 years ago, while a feature deprecation notice from Google Cloud is like a death flag for an otome game villainess: The only hope is to make better choices in your next life.
- A California court has found that Amazon is liable for damage caused by defective products sold by third-parties through their marketplace. (California Globe)
While my first instinct is to assume the California court got it completely wrong, I'm not sure that is the case. And if it will get rid of the flood of fake SD cards I will applaud.
Though I doubt anything can get rid of the fake SD cards.
Video of the Day
Posted by: normal at Monday, August 17 2020 02:21 AM (obo9H)
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Posted by: Rick C at Monday, August 17 2020 02:27 AM (Iwkd4)
In a better world, this wouldn't have been necessary because Amazon wouldn't have screwed their customers by allowing vendors to rip them off like this. I'd rather not have seen it come to this but it feels kind of like Amazon deserved it. Lot of that going around these days.
Posted by: Rick C at Monday, August 17 2020 02:41 AM (Iwkd4)
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