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Re: The longest Emacs uptime

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: The longest Emacs uptime
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 02:56:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.3 (darwin)

magicus <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 11:07:48 -0700, "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>>> > My Emacs uptime has reached 30 days, 3 hours, 27 minutes, 44 seconds.
>>> >  This is the longest since I started using Emacs in 2005.
>>> Elapsed time since the last power-cut: 2 years, 4 months, 21 hours, 34
>>> min.
>> Elapsed time since the last
>> `my-elapsed-time-is-bigger-than-your-elapsed-time' contest: 13 minutes
>> 42 seconds.
> Thank you. My machine(s) go on when I am using them and are shut off when 
> I am not. I do not see any reason to keep them up 24/7 if I am not using 
> them. WTF is the point of doing so (unless one is donating idle time to 
> SETI or making BitTorrents available)?

What's the point of paying for a computer if you don't have a usage
for it 24/24 365/365?  Better keep the money to pay yourself a
cocacola on the beach otherwise...

__Pascal Bourguignon__

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