Re: [NTLK] [semi-OT] The US Military is DOOMED! (article about a WinCE device...)

From: Eric L. Strobel (
Date: Fri Mar 08 2002 - 16:11:43 EST

at the temporal coordinates: 3/8/02 3:59 PM, the entity known as Mark Ross
at conveyed the following:

>>> The most consistent thing I have ever seen about Windows is its ability to
>>> declare that an application has committed an "illegal operation" when
>>> Window's piss poor memory management is the underlying cause.
>> Actually, the first thing I thought of when I read that article was that
>> item from a couple of years ago where the US Navy was trying to automate a
>> bunch of systems on an Aegis cruiser -- using NT. Reportedly, the ship
>> ended up crippled and nearly dead in the water for a while.
>> - Eric.
> Actually, because of that newspaper article written about NuShield (which
> is up on our site under "news") Lockheed Martin contacted us about
> protecting the touch screens on the Aegis missile cruisers! Stay
> tuned.....

Is that so the screens don't get damaged when the sailors throw things at
them when the M$ software crashes?? :-)

Well, just remember us little people when you're a big defense tycoon!
You know... free NuShields for all of NewtonTalk from the cuttings on the
LockMar contract... ;-)

- Eric.


Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^

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