Easiest desktop BSD distro
perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Mar 30 15:22:44 UTC 2011
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 02:09:17AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 16:56:14 -0700, Chip Camden <sterling at camdensoftware.com> wrote:
> > Quoth Polytropon on Wednesday, 30 March 2011:
> > >
> > > T: (a deep sigh while rolling his eyes) No, that's not the fuel,
> > > that's the tachometer. It is supposed to point at zero if the
> > > car is not started. The fuel indicator is usually to the left
> > > and smaller that the tachometer, and it should have E written
> > > upon it, then a semicircle, then F.
> > >
> > And on a VW, it doesn't say "E" and "F" -- it says "0/1" and "1/1".
> That's okay - as long as it doesn't say "1/0" which would
> cause the operating system of the car to crash, and you have
> to send the onboard computer unit to VW Germany in order to
> get it replaced. :-)
We were speaking in analogies here, where the car *is* the operating
system -- so I think if it said "1/0" it would be more accurate to say
the "car" would crash.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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