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I am primarily a Firefox add-on developer these days. My main areas of expertise is everything Mozilla-related (XUL, JavaScript, XULRunner etc.), web technologies (HTML5, CSS etc.), web application security, Perl, Python. Some C++, Java and PHP is also doable but I am by no means an expert here.


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comment Is there any research explicitly contradicting facts in Suvorov's “Icebreaker” book series claiming that Stalin intended to attack Hitler in 1941?
@Oldcat: I helps if you read the books before discussing them ;). Suvorov actually brings up counter-arguments to everything you say. E.g. he claims that the Soviet Union being unprepared is a myth created by Soviet historians to explain the losses at the start of the war. Also, if you look at raw numbers (like Suvorov does), the Soviet Union indeed outnumbered Germany both in soldiers and most of the equipment. Still, his argumentation is everything but solid.
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comment World War II - Have Historians Envisioned How The Axis Powers Might Have Won?
@SchwitJanwityanujit: That's where option 3 kicks in - regardless of Hitler, Germany had to recover the costs of their war somehow. Giving Ukraine, White Russia etc. independence without getting anything in return just wasn't an option. Besides, German superiority was at the core of the prevalent ideology in Germany at that time, Hitler or not.
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comment (War Guilt Methodology) Was Germany solely to blame for WWI?
possible duplicate of Is Germany responsible for World War I?
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comment Was Russo-Polish of 1919-1920 a war of independence?
@Anixx: Fair enough, fixed this.
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revised Was Russo-Polish of 1919-1920 a war of independence?
Fixed country name, Soviet Union => Soviet Russia
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