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Lebanon/Israel conflict

I wrote recently on the situation in Lebanon; my impression that the conflict was disproportionate.

Still not convinced ? read this official document from Amnesty International ("... Many of the violations examined in this report are war crimes that give rise to individual criminal responsibility ...")

19 Aug 2006 (updated 20 Aug 2006 at 10:42 UTC) »

Cool ! Found the authentication scheme for the realtime streaming (read previous post here on the ongoing activity)

Source code and ongoing work can be tracked here

20 Aug 2006 : live is working again :-)

Back to business
    Found source code (javascript and java class files) for the new secure Fortuneo streaming TraderQuotes application (old mechanism is described here - sorry in french - and python code is here)

    Start to study the code to understand the new mechanism (thanks to JAD for decompiling the java class files).

    Hope to have something working again on the iTrade project, soon or later ...

    Stay tuned !

Disproportion and impotence
    The ratio of the forces is in the area from 1 to 10 from the point of view of deaths, from 1 to 10.000 from the point of view of the prisoners and the caused destruction. In reprisals of the capture of two soldiers of Tsahal, a whole country, destroyed, ravaged, was taken as an hostage.
    The war of Israel in Lebanon against Hezbollah is marked double seal of disproportion and impotence.
    Impotence symbolized by the inefficiency of Israeli fire and the dead end represented by the partition wall built in Cisjordanie : it is the price of the biblical word, which affirms that ``it is not the force which makes the winner'' ...

    The more the Country increases its fire power, the more the society feels weak, is afraid and is perceived like victim. The exercise devastator of the Israeli military power creates in everyone arabo-Moslem a destroying hatred. Any military victory under the current conditions proves to be a political failure and creates a threat for the future.

    It is in Beirut that one of the rare coherent proposals of the States of the Arab League had been formulated: the offer of peace of 2002 - remained without response on behalf of Israel.
    When will Israel engage in the final reconciliation with its neighbors and integration in the Middle East ? Not for a tactical peace. Where are the prophets of Israel ?
15 Jul 2006 (updated 15 Jul 2006 at 06:35 UTC) »
Disconcerting Truth
    contempt of Israel for the life of its soldiers and his youth, and its double language
    The Israeli government prefers its young soldiers died rather than alive and in good health. French media also, apparently. Israel says itself in war when that arranges it, without wanting for yielding as much with the International Conventions in the event of war.
    Why Israel would it have the right to make prisoners in this ``war'' with only one army - this dirty war, like the ``war of Algeria'' or the ``war of Vietnam'' - and not its adversaries ?
    But should it be understood that the Israeli leaders who pride themselves to grant so much value to the human lives, prefer the young Israelis whom they send to the breakage-pipe died rather than alive, in good health and ready to be exchanged against Palestinians removed by the Israeli army ?
    To date, there are hundreds of Palestinian prisoners who rotted in the prisons and the dungeons of Shin Study Bureau and which did not have and will never have lawsuit. And the Israelis silently resigned themselves to this phenomenon.
    The last Israeli whim consists in putting the area at fire and blood to repair the affront which two of its neighbors made him : 3 prisoners! (Israel holds on its side more than 9000 Palestinian prisoners).
    Thank the media which take us for imbeciles while delivering us - without complex and in loop - these infamities.

Our Prime Minister will be present at the match Portugal-France. With pitches that it attracts, hope...

    A colleague bought Jasper S20 during JavaOne : the first commercial handset to run all applications in Java technology.

    I have only the empty box on my desk : the toy makes fury so much that I do not know any more who have it in his possession
    A good article on the subject is available here
    More recently, I met the SavaJe company. That good technology ; it misses just a grain of opensource :-(
    Our Prime Minister and our soccer national selector should take the same plane for a place far from their concerns

    Our president should replug his auditive apparatus to hear the messages of the French people

    In the light of the events, all true leader must decide, act, slice or resign

    The world of today does not need mediocrity
Kill Bill vol3
    A good manager must adopt a positive and active vision of the managed environment. If not, it is more than urgent that it gives its resignation
24 Apr 2006 (updated 24 Apr 2006 at 15:33 UTC) »
Team spirit
    Message for a colleague who irritates me seriously : sometimes it is worth to close its mouth and to be likely to pass for an idiot, rather than to open it and not leave any doubt on this subject...

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