[RC5] new feature?

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Fri Jan 8 09:55:15 EST 1999


Well, the clients currently report when the next scheduled contest time is,
and at that time they connect to the network as soon as they finish the
current block.

Moo!
dB!

Scott Dodson wrote:

> I think a useful feature to add which won't require much work
> would be like a count down, to the next scheduled event.  I know
> that events are now scheduled, and that's how the new des
> contests will work.  So i think it'd be interesting to be able to
> actually see that information on the client window.  That will
> remind me to connect on or as soon as possible to the scheduled
> event to get updated, and switched.  I think this would help
> those of us who are not online all the time, but use the computer
> a considerable amount of time.
>
> Maybe even a flashing icon, or sound file that is played.  As
> some sort of an alarm.
> -Scott
>
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