Re: SETI@Home

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sun Mar 04 2001 - 13:14:39 MST

Heuristics to remember: "Fix on failure" is a motivator. "Good enough"
depends on where you sit / stand.

The SETI@home folks are right to be concerned. They'll have to figure
out a way to handle it if there are problems. *shrug*.

> wrote:
> >
> > In case you remember, SETI@home was not exactly born with a silver spoon
> > in its mouth, competence-wise.
> Eugene, isn't that a bit harsh? Please remember that they were born with almost
> no money in their mouths.

> they are all quite concerned about
> what is going to happen when they try to turn the system back on, and those couple
> of million clients try to log in at once.
> -Ken

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