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Comment: Destroy Them (Score 1) 267 267

Simple solution: send out a chopper dangling a big heavy net to entrap and destroy the "remove controlled (hobby) airplanes." No warning, no discussion. Destroy them. I'm sure the FAA won't complain, and screw the owner.

Same choppers they use to haul big buckets of water to dump on fires, so I'm sure they're available.

Comment: I Wish Mine Had Been Blocked (Score 1) 23 23

My desktop system is in an update error loop (0xC1900101-0x20017) that apparently has no solution. Win 10 tries to update, reboots, fails without warning, reboots. I have to run a fortunately free boot disk which removes the attempted update, but certainly doesn't solve the basic problem. "Disconnect all external devices" .. yeah, fine, no improvement. So I'm stuck at Build 10074, and wish I could figure how to stop all updates entirely! (Oh, and trying to reinstall Win10 Pro Insider Preview from an .iso image doesn't work either.) Talk about being screwed .. and it worked so well too, until that update. Time to wipe and reinstall, I guess. Or just drop back to my Win 7 (fortunately saved on a separate hard drive) and wait for the official Win10 release.

Comment: Re:Yes (Score 1) 1064 1064

In div by zero, why is the zero considered an error? It may be a valid measurement.

I've looked at a bunch of useful formulas, and can't find a single one where replacing ANY variable value with 0 would be wrong.

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/...
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/...
https://quizlet.com/3796199/ph...

I haven't reviewed _all_ formulas, of course, and there might be places in code where disasters (or nonsensical results) might happen. Can anyone give me just one, please?

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something. -- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil

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