[RC5] RC5 only fetching.-GUI

Test Man mr_nobby at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 29 23:49:13 EST 2001


A cow, kangaroo and a polar bear in the same place???
Must be a zoo!

--- "Aaron W. Swenson" <aswenson at frontiernet.net>
wrote:
> And the screen saver wouldn't have to stop at just a
> cow.  The GUI could 
> associate different animals with different projects,
> and again have them 
> move relative to their key rate. Like a kangaroo
> could sprint across the 
> screen if their processor was really fast and an
> average OGR packet could 
> wrap up under 24 hours.  Or the polar bear sliding
> down snow banks or 
> catching fish for CSC.
> 
> At 11:20 AM 10/29/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hmmm... getting a GUI or at least a real screen
> saver seems to be a pretty 
> >good idea to me.
> >If we kept them optional, then those of us who
> don't want them dont need 
> >to have them, while the average person can have it
> if they want.
> >I think perhaps a screen saver of a cow munching
> it's way across the 
> >screen (perhaps one cow per thread, moving at the
> approximate speed of the 
> >crunching rate ?) yeah i'd use up a bunch of cycles
> for sure, but it'd be 
> >cute, and if it got a few more people to join up,
> then we wind up ahead 
> >anyways, because even 300kkeys/sec from another
> system is better than 
> >nothing....
> >Matthew
> 


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