Easiest desktop BSD distro
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Wed Mar 30 15:45:34 UTC 2011
Quoth Chad Perrin on Wednesday, 30 March 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 ]
It's uncertain whether the car would crash, or run infinitely.
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