[RC5] stats fixation

Roby Van Hoye DeRoby at mail.dma.be
Wed Dec 29 11:58:41 EST 1999


At 21:47 27/12/99 -0500, EnoJon wrote:
>
>
>jason carr wrote:
>
>> > Friendly stats competition is always good, but when stats
>> > become more important then the original goal of the overall system,
>> > nothing useful will be accomplished.
>>
>> Stats (and mooing sounds, etc) are  "carrots" to attract cycle
>> donors.  They are a means to an end.  Sex, spice, hype.  If you
>> have to entertain users to get their CPU cycles, then so be it.  I do
>> it because I like the concept, but I don't assume that everyone else
>> is (or should be) a purist geek like me.
>>
>> dnet, IMO, needs the unwashed masses for a project like this.
>> As does SETI at home.
>>
>
>Speaking of mooing sounds, when will the 2.8004-450 client be"repaired" to

Ding, I'm running the client (v2.80003.448) on a dual PIII NT system and it
has spawned two threads automagically, you mean the 450 lacks this feature ? 

>recognize dual-processors, and also repaired to assess
>the priority parm vs dynamic recognition (and hence doomed to
>lowest priority when system is running low-priority programs?
>[or is this part of long-term goals, again?]

Cu
Roby.

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