Re: auto-save periodically, not just at crash time wrote:
> In-reply-to: Your message of Fri, 10 Mar 2000 13:49:25 -0500."
>              <>
> > How about having it do that local auto-save every 10 seconds
> > or so, crash or no crash? That way, even if it goes into
> > an infinite loop and I have to kill it without giving
> > it a chance to save, I won't lose my work.
> Writing the document each 10 seconds is not a guaranty against
> infinite loops because a large part of the code is also used
> during the saving.

No, but it does provide a guarantee that Amaya will lose at most 10
of my work. If Amaya is going to go into an infinite loop when
I try to save, I want to know that before I've entrusted it
with, say, a half-hour of work.

[more on the specific bug, which just happened again, separately.]

Dan Connolly, W3C
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Received on Thursday, 16 March 2000 11:47:46 UTC