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    So clearly it's also racist to let anybody be an...

    So clearly it's also racist to let anybody be an owner of a repo now then. Anybody who owns a repo needs to take a long hard look at their life and realise just how big of a racist piece of tulip...
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    I really don't understand this, the use of the...

    I really don't understand this, the use of the term master isn't inherently racist. There are no slaves in git, just other branches with the master one being the master copy (You don't even have to...
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    No and No

    No and No
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    Sounds like a load of rubbish to me, I know a lot...

    Sounds like a load of rubbish to me, I know a lot of government departments are still hiring outside IR35 where they need specific skills sets that are not easy to find.
  5. Nothing is going to cover every possible...

    Nothing is going to cover every possible scenario. However a mobile phone app to help contact tracing can easily be part of the puzzle and get you a significant amount of useful data. You then use...
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    It will never be removed. It's been running...

    It will never be removed. It's been running along fine in the public sector for years. It will come to the private sector like it or not.
  7. You don't need any 2G/3G/4G/5G, just bluetooth. ...

    You don't need any 2G/3G/4G/5G, just bluetooth.

    Install an app on your phone that broadcasts some unique GUID over bluetooth so other copies of the app can collect them when they get in range. ...
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    I Don't know, after all the NHS has done for you,...

    I Don't know, after all the NHS has done for you, and you want to give them the clap.

    I'm disgusted!
  9. It's a liberal world, you're quite welcome to...

    It's a liberal world, you're quite welcome to dream about mining the marmite if you want to. You know what they say, you either love it or hate it :spank:
  10. Is a stutter one of the symptoms?

    Is a stutter one of the symptoms?
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    Nah, all the work is done in Bristol now.

    Nah, all the work is done in Bristol now.
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    Die from Coronavirus, or die while infected with...

    Die from Coronavirus, or die while infected with Coronavirus?

    Haven't most people died due to underlying health conditions and not just Coronavirus
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    I did :wave: (I'm not a DimPrawn though)

    I did :wave:

    (I'm not a DimPrawn though)
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    Petard

    Petard
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    AtW

    AtW
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Rope

    Rope
  18. Fixed that for you.

    Fixed that for you.
  19. :rollin:

    :rollin:
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    But think of the millions you'll save, the ones...

    But think of the millions you'll save, the ones that die from it have a good chance of being poor anyway!
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    I never said it was a well thought out plan, it...

    I never said it was a well thought out plan, it is a tory one after all...
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    I think the main priority right now is to delay...

    I think the main priority right now is to delay the outbreak until summer so the the NHS doesn't have to deal with seasonal flu as well as covid19 (which kind of makes sense)
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    COVID19 IS A TORY PLOY!! They are trying to...

    COVID19 IS A TORY PLOY!!

    They are trying to kill all the almost pension age women off before they are old enough to claim it, it'll save millions!!!

    (They'll keep pushing the claim date back...
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    Doh, ignore this thread, over to the other......

    Doh, ignore this thread, over to the other... :igmc:
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    Global warming caused by cosmic rays

    Looks like CERN have been doing some work around climate change and found out that it's largly nothing to do with us:

    CERN: 'Climate models will need to be substantially revised' ? The Register
    ...
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    Scaremongering bulltulip. Average background...

    Scaremongering bulltulip.

    Average background radiation over a day (assuming you don't live in Cornwall) is 10 microsiliverts.

    10,000 times this is 100 milisiliverts

    About the same as 17 CT...
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    Reduced Corporation Tax For Us, Or Not?

    Does anybody know if the Corporation tax rate cut applies to the Small profits rate as well as the main rate?

    I was quite happy earlier when hearing about the 2% cut, but now I'm not so sure...
  28. Thread: RAID 1 failure

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    :rollin:

    :rollin:
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    Almost as much rubbish in this thread as in the...

    Almost as much rubbish in this thread as in the mainstream media...

    A few snippets from Why I am not worried about Japan’s nuclear reactors. | Morgsatlarge – blogorific.
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    Explosions like that are expected and the reactor...

    Explosions like that are expected and the reactor is designed to deal with it!

    The backup power generators were washed away by the tsunami.

    Read the link ;)
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    Stuff in the media is mainly bulltulip. Here's...

    Stuff in the media is mainly bulltulip.

    Here's a good explanation of what happens in this situation:

    Why I am not worried about Japan’s nuclear reactors. | Morgsatlarge – blogorific.

    If...
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    I use Pietty: PieTTY (pputty): piaip's...

    I use Pietty:

    PieTTY (pputty): piaip's reimplementation of PuTTY

    Just like putty but allows you to make the windows transparent which I find very useful so that I can see what's going on in the...
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    All the good stuff is involving some level of...

    All the good stuff is involving some level of automated now IMHO. Agile testing is quite big right now and you don't have time to manual regression test everything in an Agile environment so things...
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    I'm using Aquiss atm, Sky have big things planned...

    I'm using Aquiss atm, Sky have big things planned I hear so well worth a look!
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    ROFL Most places use one of the following: ...

    ROFL

    Most places use one of the following:

    Subversion (subversion.tigris.org)
    Mercurial (Mercurial SCM)
    Git (Git - Fast Version Control System)

    They are all open source :)
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    When I have been sifting through CV's to pick who...

    When I have been sifting through CV's to pick who to interview before I have interviewed people who were £25-£50 a day more than the budget (depending on the budget) to see what they are like. My...
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    Try http://www.plantuml.com

    Try http://www.plantuml.com
  38. If an agency has a copy of my company's...

    If an agency has a copy of my company's certificate of registration and with that a signed letter from my company stating that all employees have been vetted and found to be legal to work in the UK...
  39. Have you got permission of HMSO to hold copies of...

    Have you got permission of HMSO to hold copies of passports then (And no other legislation suggesting you use a passport to validate identity doesn't mean you don't have to have the permission of...
  40. I've always refused to let agents have a copy of...

    I've always refused to let agents have a copy of my passport. I always tell them that they can meet me in person to validate that it is real, and that I am the person in the picture and every time...
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    I used to have a couple on 700+ days but I...

    I used to have a couple on 700+ days but I rebuilt then recently with Squeeze which required a reboot. Current longest is:


    ardesco@foo:~$ uptime
    23:13:28 up 395 days, 6:25, 1 user, load...
  42. So how is the agency telling the end client that...

    So how is the agency telling the end client that my eligibility to work in the UK has been checked any different from my company telling the agency hat my eligibility to work in the UK has been...
  43. I don't have a problem with producing my passport...

    I don't have a problem with producing my passport so that an agent can verify who I am. I do have an issue with agents insisting that they need to keep a copy of my passport for no reason,...
  44. You don't need to if you are engaging my company,...

    You don't need to if you are engaging my company, the only entity that needs to confirm that I am eligible to work in the UK is my employer (which is my company not you). It's my company that is at...
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    Just moved over to Linux Mint Debian Edition and...

    Just moved over to Linux Mint Debian Edition and it's great! I then switch from gnome to KDE4 which IMHO is the much better GUI, but that takes a bit of tweaking :)

    (This is on my laptop mind...
  46. They DO NOT need to hold a copy of your passport if you are opted out.

    Just thought I would highlight this as every time I exercise my right to not have an agency take a copy of my passport I seem to be wither not believed, told I'm breaking the law or just generally...
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    It's all about the sun!

    I've been banging on about the Sun being more to blame than anything we do for a few years now, looks like others are starting to come across to my way of thinking :)

    Is the Met. Office facing...
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    Looking at the pic he looks wider than the...

    Looking at the pic he looks wider than the doorway, must be interesting watching him try to squeeze himself into the toilet when he's desperate to go....
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    A great big Happy new Year from me as well :) ...

    A great big Happy new Year from me as well :)

    Here's to 2011 being a prosperous one for contractors :music:
  50. Thread: Snow news?

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    This was us at lunch time today: ...

    This was us at lunch time today:

    http://a.yfrog.com/img618/3125/rwa.jpg
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