On 16. Feb, 2009, at 13:21 , email@example.com wrote:
> Besides Avi's Fix2010, there are two more options worth exploring, the
> first one is to simply create a proper OS patch for the Fix2010
> code, the
> second is to change the offsets used by the faulty functions.
... and here's a quick followup regarding the second option:
patching the seconds based functions in NewtonScript as a proof of
concept looks quite ok, alarms seem to go off as they should, but the
alarm soup will in any case need some special treatment: Either the
patch is applied when the alarm soup is empty, or a pre-patch is used
to adjust the entries in the alarm soup to reflect the new time base.
If everything works fine, the worst case scenario is to re-enter
recurring appointments after the patch has been applied.
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Received on Mon Feb 16 12:22:05 2009
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