Re: CHEERLEADING: RE: seti@home

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sat, 17 Jul 1999 15:32:04 -0400

Freeman Craig Presson wrote:
> I am just about to move into the top third of all SETI@home users, with only
> 4 work units completed -- this says to me that a lot of people sign up and do
> 0 or 1 and then drop out. We appear to have about 10 such people out of 40 on
> the ExI/>H team. Also, we have >half of our total results from the top 4
> members -- if any of them have stopped running, that would explain how the
> Mormons got ahead :-)

The mormons seem to be running on a supercomputer of some kind. They have few members, and one member has done over 1000 units so far.

I've only completed one unit, but I'm losing time because I'm getting a bug that the program is looking for a text file and can't find it. This is on my PII 233/64 machine at home, running the initial release of Win95

Mike Lorrey