[rc5] rc5 nicness
SHuffman at Atl.Carreker.Com
Thu Oct 9 09:25:27 EDT 1997
On Wed, 08 Oct 1997 22:37:16 +0200, Christian Holmqvist wrote:
>Even more stupied...
>When I join a mailing list I'm hoping for serious answears on serious
>questions... could you pleas grant me with that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Option C seems like a perfectly valid suggestion. Depending on the availability of idle cycles appears problematic on a Win system. They may simply never become available. The programmer needs to understand this limitation and solve the problem. I can think of many situtations where idle time is never available. Just run an old DOS program that sits there and polls the keyboard.
Your other alternative is to use a real operating system that never allows any program to starve for lack of resources.
"A penny saved may be a penny earned, but it's a waste of
a deposit slip and it really pisses off the tellers."
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