the new math: old battle of the lovees was: PDP1 3587
Oh, good grief. No wonder it's all a mess.
the new math: old battle of the lovees was: PDP1 3590
snip Very closely related indeed, and probably with similar, um, "installed bases". I should probably also...
No, we were talking about throwing out old code and replacing with new and the difficulties buttociated with doing that.
Sigh! It can simulate; this is has absolutely no relationship with reality. Every time you heard a bit god state, "Can't happen." you are observing reality intervening.
No, it doesn't, at all, present reality. It only sorts out stuff you already knew was bad. It cannot create new idiocies like people are so capable of doing. Stupidity has no minimum..or do I mean maximum...limit. If you have 10,000 people typing at a TTY, all connected in some form to a system that has an OS which doesn't get in their way unless they ask or invoke it. Those people will try all kinds of new things in all kinds of new combinations with all kinds of tweaks. You cannot emulate that.
the new math: old battle of the lovees was: PDP1 3588
It's a combination of analytical thinking, analytical meta-thinking (if I may coin a phrase), and experimentation. The ones I mentioned...
Yes, he has figured out really good ways to stress test in a controlled environment. There is a difference between micro stress and macro stress, where macro stress is 10,000 kiddies trying to break in. That is how kids learn.
It doesn't. What these tests cannot do is the natural human being who has curiosity, determination, and ignorance behind his-her fingers. And I'm not using ignorance and stupidity in this post as perjoratives. I'm using them as facts of computer usage.
Right. And no test will be able to predict, let alone arrange, the palentary alignment because, no matter how much you are paranoid, there are 10,000 more out there to get you. I think the term is paradigm shift. The bit gods look at computing in a certain way, and it's burned in. Then you get a generation of kiddies who learned a compeltely different atbreastude. You will get a whole new set of problems to solve that would have been impossible to create even 10 years ago.
Example: observe the webbiting biz. Hint: drop all of your buttumptions about the biz first, and this includes your knowledge of how things work.
No, it is not a solved problem. If it were, you wouldn't be taking Micpoo's name in vain.
Oh, honey. What do you think development is? It is all of the above. That's the teensy bit of knowledge that has been forgotten.
You missed the point. And I don't know how to do a rewrite to make what I'm trying to say clearer.
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