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Not currently, unfortunately. The complexity of how the Dropbox client works is enough to not pollute libdropbox with at this time. The idea here is correct though - were we to rebuild it at this time, we would look at potentially abstracting a lot things into a libdropbox-like library

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I'm surprised you haven't tried harder to optimise the download size ... the blog post says it ships a nearly full Python runtime, but surely you don't actually use it all? The core interpreter is I'd think quite small and Python code should compress very well.

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The ultimate fallback always is to revert to letting user sign in manually. Installation success doesn't depend on cookies, so that should be just fine.

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Ever sat backwards on a train? Or first class in a plane? It doesn't matter if you're not driving.

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As was already said, some people get sick. Also, many more people prefer to be facing forward on a train. I know I personally do. Sure, I can handle facing backward with no problems, but I just prefer facing forward.

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I much prefer facing backwards, because I know in the rare case of crash that I am going to be much safer.

This is also true of aircraft and cars and buses and coaches. Sadly, most people do feel uncomfortable facing backwards and so the risky forwards-facing seating is used.

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I really don’t think that kind of risk mitigation is of much utility.

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It would save many lives in cars.

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I know a lot of folks who get car sick sitting backwards in busses.

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I'm late to the party - where is part 1? Tldr?

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This isn't new, is it? Why is it here?

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Older developers get garbage collected

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There's an easy solution to that problem: have two older developers take each other as references....

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That's what's known as "forming a consultancy".

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Don't most garbage collectors use tracing?

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Only the younger ones...

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Actually, tracing GC is older than reference counting.

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Only when their reference count reaches 0.

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young generation garbage gets collected more often :)

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They do better with generational collectors

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then they cast to void()

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UberX is essentially Lyft. Do you know if the driver involved was an UberX driver or a professional driver? His car make/model seems to indicate UberX.

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What if the cause for the accident was that the driver was responding to a 'ride available' text from Uber? It's not a bad argument to say that Uber requires that drivers pay attention to their cell phone when not in an active ride, hence they should be liable when the driver is able to respond to pick up requests (ie, is looking to do a pickup)

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Way to not apologize or really 'fix' the issue. For all users who don't opt out (which they don't say will be default) this vulnerability will still exist and be exploitable. They'll just make it (somewhat) harder.

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Use Mailbox - www.dropbox.com/mailbox

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