1. I think my only other complaint about Flash is the fact that I can't render PNGs above 8000 pixels in either dimension.

    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:29:41 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
    1. @redenchilada sounds like a personal problem. Mine can just fine.

      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:32:47 UTC from web
      1. @alargesmallhorse CS5(.5) doesn't seem to want to go any higher for me. It kind of irritates me sometimes.

        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:33:40 UTC from web
        1. @redenchilada >CS5. There's your problem... al of your problems.

          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:36:48 UTC from web
          1. @alargesmallhorse I've grown too used to the interface. Plus it has autosave.

            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:37:22 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
          2. @alargesmallhorse >Adobe. There's the problem. All of the problems.

            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:38:31 UTC from web
            1. @widget Hey, Flash is honestly not that bad as an animation platform. As a method of web distribution, though...

              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:39:25 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
              1. @redenchilada I didn't say Flash sucked. It's Adobe that sucks. They couldn't code themselves out of an infinite loop. Their bloated and buggy software is world-infamous.

                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:41:44 UTC from web
                1. @widget And yet, so dominant, entrenched, and several-industries-standard. -_-'

                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:42:40 UTC from web
                  1. @scribus It's a QWERTY problem. I hate those.

                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:44:05 UTC from web
                    1. @widget Hey, watchu got against QWERTY?

                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:45:32 UTC from web
                      1. @redenchilada Nothing. It's good enough, and unfortunately there's no way to change now.

                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:46:35 UTC from web
                    2. @widget Whuh?

                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:46:50 UTC from web
                      1. @scribus One of those things where it's "good enough", and that + entrenchment leads to better alternatives being unable to dislodge it.

                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:48:37 UTC from IdentiCurse
                        1. @bitshift I honestly don't get how DVORAK is "better". Isn't the layout of keys simply a matter of personal preference?

                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:49:41 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                          1. @redenchilada QWERTY was designed to impede your typing speed, so that Typewriters wouldn't jam. So using QWERTY is actually a handicap. Dvorak was made for programmers too, so that's a bonus. xD

                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:50:48 UTC from web
                            1. @minti Oh. I guess I can see that. I can't really see myself learning a different layout any time soon, though.

                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:52:01 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                              1. @redenchilada Yeah, it's like learning to write with your left hand rather than your right (etc.) Due to the difficulty it's not exactly worth it unless you're really dedicated. xD

                                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:52:55 UTC from web
                                1. @minti I'm left-handed and I find this offensive. :(

                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:53:54 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                                  1. @redenchilada I know, that's why I added the etc. :p I meant "and vice versa." :p

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:54:46 UTC from web
                                  2. @redenchilada I'm offended and I find you left-handed.

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:54:54 UTC from web
                                    1. @scribus *extreme mega !southpaw punch*

                                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:55:36 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                                      1. @redenchilada You know, when you made that I was SO tempted to make !northpaw. Like, you have no clue.

                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:56:12 UTC from web
                                        1. @minti I've never heard of northpaw describing righties. I guess it'd make sense though.

                                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:57:36 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                                          1. @redenchilada Me neither, actually. Then decided to look it up and found out people have used it before. So, go figure.

                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:58:08 UTC from web
                                      2. @redenchilada *le KO!*

                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:56:34 UTC from web
                                2. @minti It's not all that hard. It does take some getting used to though, since typing is kind of like talking with your fingers.

                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:55:07 UTC from web
                                  1. @widget Yeah, I don't have the motivation to do that kind of thing. 90% of my time I'm talking with people and using Dvorak drives me nuts cause my ability to talk is basically killed. xD

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:55:46 UTC from web
                                    1. @minti That's just trouble getting over the initial hump. It's definitely worth it, it's just hard to see when you're typing at 5WPM intially. When I was starting out I put a window with the Dvorak layout on the screen so I could look at it if I got stuck.

                                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:58:12 UTC from web
                                      1. @widget Well that hump is a massive turn back for me, otherwise I'd dive in right now. :/

                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:59:00 UTC from web
                                      2. @widget that's exactly what I do. I hate how the iPod touch doesn't have Dvorak... I Need damn practice.

                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:02:10 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                        1. @techdisk42 Meh, doing it on a touch screen device isn't really the same anyway. This design is more efficient when it comes to phones.

                                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:04:42 UTC from web
                                          1. @widget hmm... Interesting...

                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:07:23 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                          2. @widget Ooh, now that's one I've not seen before. Full-qwerty with a strong autocorrect (in the form of Swiftkey X) works well for me, but I'm open to trying mobile-specific keyboards. Just not yet found one that surpasses Swiftkey for convenience. :(

                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:09:24 UTC from IdentiCurse
                                            1. @bitshift I love it because it doesn't try to guess (I hate Swype because I'll scribble something only to have to backspace it and type it manually), yet the keys aren't so small that you can't type anything correctly. And all the symbols are there :)

                                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:13:12 UTC from web
                                              1. @widget I don't have problems with the size of Swype's keys. :< And I have sausage fingers too. I don't use the actual swiping feature, though.

                                                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:15:25 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                                                1. @redenchilada But then Swype doesn't have all the keys onscreen at the same time either.

                                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:17:07 UTC from web
                                                2. @redenchilada My old phone also had a small screen and an inaccurate touch sensor, so the default QWERTY was almost impossible to use.

                                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:33:16 UTC from web
                                3. @minti we talkin about Dvorak? Cool! I'm trying to convert over from qwerty to Dvorak and though it has been awkward relearning where everything except a and m are, and I though I can't say ive gotten the hang of it, I am extremely surprised at how many words you can type just on the home row. I can see where the reduced risk of carpal tunnel idea comes from!

                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:58:06 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                  1. @techdisk42 If you're using Linux, you might want to have a look at KTouch. I used that a little when I was learning :)

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:02:00 UTC from web
                                    1. @widget yeah, I Gots linux. I'm just forced to use my windows partition more due to driver incompatibilities... Somehow my laptop runs much hotter using Ubuntu than it does with windows... Damn Sony and their proprietaryness...

                                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:04:25 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                      1. @techdisk42 That's a strange problem.

                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:06:06 UTC from web
                                        1. @widget yeah... The only thing that I think could cause something like that would be driver incompatibilities with the fan or the temperature sensors. And how you can have driver incompatibilities with a freakin fan I'll never know. Ima be building a desktop over summer though, and that will be built with Linux compatibility in mind.

                                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:11:38 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                          1. @techdisk42 Typically the fans and temperature sensors are handled by the motherboard. The OS shouldn't have any control.

                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:14:29 UTC from web
                                            1. @widget One can control them through the OS with either their mobo's software or a program like speedfan.

                                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:16:28 UTC from web
                                              1. @renovatedkitchen Not usually the case with laptops.

                                                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:17:27 UTC from web
                                                1. @widget I've grown used to using the shift key when I need to, though. This keyboard is just awkward for me.

                                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:21:15 UTC from StatusNet Android
                                                  1. @redenchilada You make it sound like you've tried to use it already.

                                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:22:41 UTC from web
                                                    1. @widget I used it to type that post. It took me four minutes to type ten words.

                                                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:23:43 UTC from web
                                                      1. @redenchilada It takes a small amount of time to get used to it. FAR less than Dvorak, though, so it's actually worth it. Just my opinion.

                                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:25:45 UTC from web
                                                      2. @redenchilada ALTERNATIVELY YOU COULD TRY THE MORSE CODE KEYBOARD Z ITS REALLY SIMPLE ONLY THREE BUTTONS

                                                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:26:34 UTC from web
                                                        1. @widget Haha learning morse code is something I've been meaning to do.

                                                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:28:09 UTC from web
                                                          1. @redenchilada .-.. --- .-.. / -- --- .-. ... .

                                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:31:26 UTC from IdentiCurse
                                                            1. @bitshift .. / -.- -. --- .-- / .-. .. --. .... - ..--..

                                                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:33:34 UTC from web
                                                        2. @widget I could never understand that one, except that it would be easier to type with one hand. I mean, it's not like anypony can see the morse...

                                                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:28:19 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                                          1. @techdisk42 It was a joke by Google for April Fools. It's WAY too slow to do any actual typing, but it's fun to mess with. ONCE.

                                                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:30:28 UTC from web
                                                            1. @widget oh lol, I was talking about the iPhone jailbreak tweak that my friend was so adamant about... Seriously. someone made a jailbreak tweak for morse code typing.

                                                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:33:13 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                                              1. @techdisk42 Well it probably was really easy to program.

                                                                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:34:17 UTC from web
                                                                1. @widget well, its like the google thing where it types real text, so it's probably a bit more complicated than that.

                                                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:36:34 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                                            2. @widget that's what I thought I knew, but my laptop and Sony seem to want to prove me wrong. I call SHENANAGANS! SHENANAGANS I TELL YOU!

                                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:17:05 UTC from StatusNet iPhone
                            2. @minti Actually qwerty is arranged so that the type bars wouldn't catch one another... just type a word.. most words the letters wont be next to one another.

                              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:56:01 UTC from web
                              1. @nlghtmaremoon That too. Still, it's arranged to make you type slower so it won't jam. :p

                                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:56:38 UTC from web
                                1. @minti according to wiki, and Rehr, Darryl, "Why QWERTY was Invented" and "Consider QWERTY" "A popular myth is that QWERTY was designed to "slow down" typists though this is incorrect – it was designed to prevent jams[4] while typing at speed, allowing typists to type faster"

                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:01:19 UTC from web
                                  1. @nlghtmaremoon Ehh, alright. :p

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:02:26 UTC from web
                                  2. @nlghtmaremoon I knew that, but that still doesn't change the fact that QWERTY was arranged semi-randomly.

                                    Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:03:07 UTC from web
                                    1. @widget Lol ... ok "th", and "st" are not next to one another... throw the rest on there!!!!!

                                      Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:05:33 UTC from web
                                2. @minti so although it slows you down, I don't think it was designed to slow you down.

                                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 03:02:14 UTC from web
                          2. @redenchilada It's more efficiently organized, common letters on the homerow, stuff like that. It allows faster typing and is supposed to reduce repetitive stress injuries.

                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:51:58 UTC from web
                          3. @redenchilada I'm not convinced it is, given pretty much all the studies that ever came down strongly in favour of _either_ were, sooner or later, discredited. But the broader problem is pretty applicable, "QWERTY problem" is just a bad name for it, given how disputed the QWERTY/Dvorak difference is.

                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:52:27 UTC from IdentiCurse
                          4. @redenchilada Less movement means it's theoretically faster. Even if it's not faster, it's been proved that you're less likely to get carpal tunnel from using it. Plus the punctuation keys are above the left hand instead of below the right, so it's great for programming (like @minti said)

                            Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:52:53 UTC from web
                        2. @bitshift And yes, I _am_ arguing about a specific case when it was meant to be an example.

                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:50:09 UTC from StatusNet Desktop
                      2. @scribus Even if there're better things out there, the old thing still gets used because it's "good enough".

                        Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:48:55 UTC from web
                        1. @bitshift @widget OH, got it! Yeah, okay, like how QWERTY is standard, etc, etc... # I thought you meant it like "It's a problem with QWERTY itself!" or something.

                          Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:50:28 UTC from web
            2. @widget Macromedia had simplicity on it's side, but Adobe had innovation.

              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:39:29 UTC from web
            3. @widget

              Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:46:39 UTC from web
              1. @minti You need to find something to do I think. xD

                Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:47:54 UTC from web
                1. @widget Yup. xD

                  Thursday, 19-Apr-12 02:48:06 UTC from web