It was the 11 hours that put me over the edge and made me hit the Cancel button....

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2007/11/04 11:01 -05:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2007/11/04/5886644.aspx


At first glance it might seem like shades of Tell the meeting organizer that she is going to be a little late, please, but it isn't:

It is always fun to catch little hiccups like this in the algorithm or maybe just the code that formats the response the algorithm comes up with, isn't it?

In the early days of daily builds, I'd be installing them almost every day, and I always copied them locally.

Some days I would just drag them from an Explorer window just to see a fun dialog like this one, as it normalized itself back down to the right number....

Don't we all love this sort of thing though? :-)

 

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# Gwyn on 4 Nov 2007 1:53 PM:

49450 days

1186800 hours

11/1186800 = 9.3*10^-6

The accuracy is terrible but the precision is fantastic.

# Dan on 4 Nov 2007 10:40 PM:

My favorite continues to be the dialog you get when you delete a shared folder:

"If you delete the folder, it will no longer be shared. Are you sure you want to delete it?"

Cracks me up each time...

--D


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