[rc5] bored? No, Windows 95!

David Friese lexam at pacbell.net
Wed Jun 4 20:09:26 EDT 1997


Windows 95 crashes? It's more stable then a Mac
David

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> From: Matt J. Gumbley <csa49 at keele.ac.uk>
> To: rc5 at llamas.net
> Subject: Re: [rc5] bored? No, Windows 95!
> Date: Wednesday, June 04, 1997 1:30 AM
> 

> >That's pretty amazing!  I'm real curious if those numbers are correct.
> >It would seem to indicate that for every keyblock that's done there are
> >nearly two that are checked out and not returned.  Does this indicate
> >that people are picking up the clients, running them for 15 minutes and
> >getting bored and stopping?  Perhaps a smaller key-block size would
> >increase production by up to 200%?
> 
> I'm not "getting bored and stopping", but the machine which runs my rc5
> client is a Windows 95 box (for my sins), and so crashes are an everyday
> experience. One learns to live with such bloated bugware... I hope the
new
> clients can download a large number of blocks, save the current position
to
> disk frequently and resume on startup!
> 
> 
> 
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