[vcf-midatlantic] What we can learn from vintage computing

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Fri Dec 23 01:12:01 UTC 2022

On 12/22/22 20:00, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> On 12/22/22 19:58, Neil Cherry wrote:
>> On 12/22/22 18:24, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>    We are, but "Heisenbugs" can be very nasty, and front panels don't lie.
>> Heisenbugs, must remember that!  Much better than phase of the moon errors.
>    Oh, I'm sure you've chased them as many times as I have.  Bugs that disappear as soon as you run the code under a debugger, or 
> insert some printf() instrumentation, etc.  Infuriating!  Debugging on a front panel brings no such nonsense.

Way too many time, still happens in our virtual environments. Skipping
any additional details that will take us down way too many roads (Way Off

Its the perfect name, can't observe and know it's state at the same time.

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