On 2006-05-18, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
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>| Microsoft has fixed the battery drain bug that has been affecting a number
>| of computer owners with Intel Core Duo-based notebooks. However, two of
>| the three causes of the drain are not fixed by a patch posted by
>| Microsoft yesterday.
> It's not the first time that patches are released in a rush and are therefore
> flawed or incomplete. Sometimes they lead to conflicts and require an O/S
This happens because they need months and months and months to test
things so the user won't be screwed by a patch to fix a super-dangerous
hole that just sits there for those months and months and months
waiting to be exploited. Every time thye've tried to cut the process
short to, say, 90 days, they've ended up giving incomplete or buggy
There are only so many employees to keep the place buzzing. What're
they supposed to do, underman the marketing department?
I came; I saw; I fucked up.