[RC5] D-Net screensaver?

rkbutler rkbutler at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 18 19:55:59 EST 1998


   If I remember correctly, we had this in the client back when we were
working on RC5-56 (or was it DESII-1?).  It sure sounds like a good idea
to me...

Rob Butler

Rocko wrote:
> 
> Hi D-Netters!
> Is there a D-Net screensaver or something like that?
> 
> Well, we all know what happens with keyrate if you use a screensaver,
> but there are many people who can't live without (question is: why?).
> 
> 2nd fact is: The little cow in the traybar is pretty and funny, but who
> recognizes this?
> I don't mean, that the person who installed the Client should get
> messages of the Client just to don't forget his cow in the traybar, but
> a good made screensaver is like wearing D-net t-shirts or doing other
> things.
> The screensaver could be optimized for running Clients (No CPU-using
> picture-moving, only fading in and out...), and it could be a
> stats-report too.
> A little descripion of RC5 and DES could appear, what D-net has to do
> with this and what stats are doing... (I don't know what is possible in
> programming screensavers, but maybe it could connect to D-net and read
> the global stats)
> 
> I'm not against wearing D-net t-shirts, but I know, that I don't ask
> somebody what the logo on his shirt is, but I watch screensavers if
> there is one and I have to wait for something.
> AND: I wont buy a T-shirt (and pay twice the price just for shipping it
> to Europe).
> 
> Mhm, tell me if you don't like my idea,
> 
>                                cu later (at least 1 mill. floors
> downstairs)
> 
> Rocko!
> 
> Ps.: thx for the response 'cause of the overclocking, Konrad (my PC) is
> now running at 300mhz (instead of 266) and still doing a good job.
> Poor thing, he didn't eat 333 (He crashed, but the CPU didn't seem to be
> too hot ???????).
> 
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