[chirp_users] to save or not to save

Bear Albrecht ebear422 at gmail.com
Thu May 9 09:57:41 PDT 2013


We don't have to be stingy with disk space nowadays.  I save everything 
(well, almost everything) and I append date & time strings to file names 
for version history.  One time I didn't save, although I wanted to, was 
when I was programming a mobile, and wearing pants with a fair amount of 
synthetic fiber, which especially in our dry climate equals static 
zaps.  At one point I stuck the mouse in my pocket and it lost it (but 
later recovered); I had finished modifying the program in the radio but 
couldn't save it since the laptop was going wacko.  Which I discovered 
when I went back inside and tried to save.  But the radio was OK; I just 
had to read it back out the next time the guy was around.  This is when 
I switched to a cordless mouse.

;B

-- 
Bear Albrecht W5VZB

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment.
It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
     -- J. Danforth Quayle




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