[RC5] new release candidate available.
chicks at chicks.net
Sat Nov 23 08:47:57 EST 2002
On Sat, 23 Nov 2002, Oliver Otte wrote:
> > I agree. Since d.net is all about not "wasting" CPU cycles, perhaps they
> > should do a calculation of the number of cycles "wasted" since June or
> > whenever that the actual key was found.
> I can't think of anything more useless thing to do. By summing the
> wasted CPU cycles up you only get the exact number. What would you do
> with that number? Whine about it? Blame d.net for wasting users' money?
How about "wallow in negativity"? Somebody should do a poll. I would bet
that wallowing and whining would lead the pack. grrr.
Programming is a Dark Art, and it will always be. The programmer is
fighting against the two most destructive forces in the universe:
entropy and human stupidity. They're not things you can always
overcome with a "methodology" or on a schedule.
-Damian Conway, Perl God
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