I think we can drop the Jupiter driver.
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Apr 26 03:44:44 UTC 2017
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> >> You could use it as an example of how to do it right.
> > Er, *what*?
> Fix the code. Do it right and cleanly. Add a comment pointing to the page
> with a full description of the whole mess. Have that page point back there
> as an example of how to fix the GPS week roll over problem.
> It's not as simple as
> if (week < xx) week += 1024
> That only works for 20 years. You need something like:
> while (week < xx) week += 1024
Sure, we could do it. And the point would be?
I'd rather put in that effort on a device that has been ... you know
... *used in this century*? :-)
No, I'm not mocking you personally, Hal. I just feel suddenly like
I've been dropped into the middle of an extremely nerdy comedy sketch.
Seventeen years. Nobody noticed. #@!#!&&!!**
'E's not pinin'! 'E's passed on! This driver is no more! Deployment has
ceased to be! 'E's expired and gone to meet 'is maker! 'E's a stiff!
Bereft of users, 'e rests in peace! If NTF hadn't nailed 'im into the
codebase 'e'd be pushing up daisies! 'Is metabolic processes are now
'istory! 'E's off the twig! 'E's kicked the bucket, 'e's shuffled off
'is mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin'
choir invisibule!! THIS IS AN EX-DRIVER!!
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