Error’d: More Like Didgeridon’t! 4G Australian Time Zone Application

Error'd: More Like Didgeridon't! – If you were tasked with building a time zone synching application, you could probably do it in less than 1MB. Maybe you Linux guys could write it in one line of Perl (or at least brag about having the ability to write it in one line of Perl). Hell, maybe you’d just use the built-in synching functionality in your favorite OS. Anyhow, I can’t imagine the crazy Western Australian rules for calculating time that make this software baloon to 4GB. (submitted by Marty)     [The Daily WTF]
Error'd: More Like Didgeridon't!

If you were tasked with building a time zone synching application, you could probably do it in less than 1MB. Maybe you Linux guys could write it in one line of Perl (or at least brag about having the ability to write it in one line of Perl). Hell, maybe you’d just use the built-in synching functionality in your favorite OS. Anyhow, I can’t imagine the crazy Western Australian rules for calculating time that make this software baloon to 4GB.


(submitted by Marty)

 

 

[The Daily WTF]


Did you like this article?


0 Shares:
You May Also Like

Should Joomla! components be non GPL compliant?

Should companies that are already providing Joomla! components commercially be forced to move to an GPL (open source) based model? There are many start up companies that provide a feature/component that Joomla! never had to begin with, for an inexpensive fee. There are also people that have modules that have been created to be free! Should this change? Should all Joomla! components be open source? Is another split going to happen? Will this be the end of the thousands of companies that provide modules for a fee to disappear? You can read more on the frontpage of Joomla! GPL compliance issues are tearing Joomla! apart - Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary... [Linux.com]
Read More

10 things that should be in Apple’s next Mac Pro

A lot of points they make do kinda conflict, asking for more for a lower price. However, there are a lot of good points. The points I agree on are ditching fireware for esata, and onboard raid controllers.
October 12, 2007 (Computerworld) -- The recent word from The Inquirer that Apple may be hoarding all of Intel's new 45nm Penryn processors -- and possibly paying for the privilege -- has prompted a lot of speculation about the future of Apple's Mac Pro desktop lineup. Apple's professional machines, which now use Intel Xeon Cloverton chips topping out at 3 GHz, are called workstations by Apple and offer quad- and eight-core configurations. They're fast, and they sport professional prices to match, with top-of-the-line eight-core units starting at $3,997. Read More
Read More