Re: [NTLK] 2010 Fix Options

From: Eckhart Köppen <>
Date: Mon Feb 16 2009 - 12:23:39 EST

On 16. Feb, 2009, at 13:21 , 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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