[E-Lang] what is good about E?

Karp, Alan alan_karp@hp.com
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 12:36:13 -0700

MarcS wrote:
> You gave a perfect example: no one is going 
> to object to
> recommending an upgrade of DirectX if appropriate

SimCopter asked if I wanted to upgrade my DirectX, and I stupidly said yes.
It took me hours to get my machine back into usable shape.  Now I almost
always say no to such requests, and I've found that the software works just
fine 90% of the time.  If it doesn't, I accept the upgrade and cross my

Alan Karp
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