Pete's Log: microsoft is worthless

Entry #458, Mon, September 25, 2000, 14:09 EST (Coding, Hacking, & CS stuff)
(posted when I was 22 years old.)
so just once i am actually trying to do microsoft a favor and use one of their products. you'd think with all the money they have they'd make it easy for me to do so. But no....

Basically, I want to download IE 5.0 for MacOS, just to have it around. But every time I try to download it, the first 5 or so megs come down in under a minute, and from there download speed just falters until the connection just goes bad and I get an error. Just doesn't seem right to me. grrrr..... wasting my time, too. but that's ok.

Dr. Freeh amused me today by drawing a histogram in class to help explain the concept of "optimizing for the common case." I'm not sure at what point that became necessary....
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