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FALSE(3) and ... (16 Oct 2003 at 19:07)
Well, my crazy fix for the most recent problem in the logic doesn't work, and we don't see any way to fix it without resorting to what essentially amounts to an explicit-world system. I am hoping that some inspiration strikes this weekend. Otherwise, it's back to the drawing board!

In other news, this has got to be an uptime record for Windows XP:

D:\Documents and Settings\Tom>net statistics workstation Workstation Statistics for \\METROID Statistics since 9/3/2003 10:47 AM


That's almost a month and a half! Actually, I am teasing, but Windows XP is a pretty decent operating system these days. I even do real stuff on this computer like play games and interface with USB peripherals. My only reason to reboot is to install these new patches and to shut up my UPS, which beeps every 8 hours if I don't power-cycle it every few months.
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Tuuur (supercow.kabel.utwente.nl) – 10.17.03 02:42:50
Heheh. I almost never leave my XP machine on, unless I am downloading something big in the evening but really want to sleep; so a day is maximum uptime here.
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Marc (h00102b024a85.ne.client2.attbi.com) – 10.17.03 08:45:00
You managed to go 1.5 months without installing a new patch? Isn't there still a new "critical security error" patch like every week or 2 for Windows? I go visit my Mom once every month or two, and every time, I do any of that maintainence for her computer, and there are always about 6 new "heinous security hole" patches that need to be installed each visit.
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Tom 7 (h-66-167-91-205.phlapafg.dynamic.covad.net) – 10.17.03 10:34:51
Yeah, they come out in batches, about every month or so. The automatic updates and notification thing is pretty decent, though.
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Tuuur (supercow.kabel.utwente.nl) – 10.17.03 17:56:11
But most (if not all) of those patches require you to restart Windows...
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