[PD] a philosophical question
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Thu Dec 10 00:45:23 CET 2009
On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 00:14 +0100, Matteo Sisti Sette wrote:
> When some apparently buggy behavior of a program (say PD for example)
> persists after closing and restarting it but disappears after a reboot
> of the machine (which does not show any other strange behaviour), can
> one safely blame the operating system alone?
Philosophically speaking, if there is one single case, where the
assumption does not apply, the assumption is not true.
Let's say a certain process starts another process and puts into a
certain state and then the parent process dies and you restart it again
and it finds the child process in a different state than it expected and
thus does not behave as you would expect it. In that case, you cannot
blame the OS. So the question is 'No'.
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