OT Don't read this (was Re: Altair MBL source)

chris cb at mythtech.net
Tue Apr 19 09:30:25 CDT 2005


>> <http://www.gcn.com/17_17/news/33727-1.html>
>
>Another myth. 
>
>What happened was the _application_, not Windows, had a flaw (a divide by
>zero bug).

Read the bottom of the article, where they state that numerous other 
software failures on the Yorktown are associated with using Win NT.

I think the real lesson here is, don't let any computer be your sole 
method of controlling a warship... didn't these people watch 
Terminator?!? :-)

-chris
<http://www.mythtech.net>




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