| | Re: "Why the Verizon iPhone is already too late "
On Sun, 29 Aug 2010 09:17:01 -0400, in
<cpmdnRFx481RwOfRnZ2dnUVZ_vmdnZ2d@giganews.com>, "Richard B. Gilbert"
>Todd Allcock wrote:
>> At 28 Aug 2010 21:36:42 -0400 Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>> Justin wrote:
>>>> Perhaps you should be installing OS updates more often then.
>>> Why? What I have works. It requires almost zero maintenance!
>>> OS updates are not going to make the power company more reliable
>>> or trim the damned trees!
>> I think Justin means the monthy MS security updates, which usually
>> require a reboot after install. If your PC has run for "months" without
>> rebooting, you either have automatic updates disabled, or you just don't
>> realize your PC reboots itself every few Wednesday mornings around 3AM...
>It might also be the case that 99.44% of the bugs and security holes
>have been fixed in the version, plus patches, that I'm running.
Small comfort if you get bitten by the 0.56%, and it's usually the
latest exploits that are the most serious.
"Assumption is the mother of all screw ups."
[Wethern’s Law of Suspended Judgement]