A bug catalogue for bug lovers!

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  1. Guest

    , Sep 16, 2005
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  2. Robert C. Guest

    Robert C., Sep 16, 2005
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  3. (Almost) completely off topic but the original computer "bug" has struck
    again. Local radio news has spent the last couple of days reporting chaos
    on a roundabout over the M4 motorway this week because the traffic lights
    had reverted to an inappropriate phasing.

    Investigations have finally diagnosed the problem to a bug - in this case a
    spider, shorting out connections in one of the control boxes.

    Although, as one caller asked, is this correctly diagnosed as a computer bug
    or is it simply a web problem?

    Keith
     
    Keith Sheppard, Sep 16, 2005
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  4. In article <fnvWe.7608$>, Keith Sheppard
    <> writes
    >(Almost) completely off topic but the original computer "bug" has struck
    >again. Local radio news has spent the last couple of days reporting chaos
    >on a roundabout over the M4 motorway this week because the traffic lights
    >had reverted to an inappropriate phasing.
    >
    >Investigations have finally diagnosed the problem to a bug - in this case a
    >spider, shorting out connections in one of the control boxes.
    >
    >Although, as one caller asked, is this correctly diagnosed as a computer bug
    >or is it simply a web problem?
    >
    >Keith
    >

    Sounds like a fly in the ointment to me. Or red spider mite.
    --
    David Littlewood
     
    David Littlewood, Sep 16, 2005
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    On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 12:05:36 +0100, David Littlewood
    <> wrote:

    >In article <fnvWe.7608$>, Keith Sheppard
    ><> writes
    >>(Almost) completely off topic but the original computer "bug" has struck
    >>again. Local radio news has spent the last couple of days reporting chaos
    >>on a roundabout over the M4 motorway this week because the traffic lights
    >>had reverted to an inappropriate phasing.
    >>
    >>Investigations have finally diagnosed the problem to a bug - in this case a
    >>spider, shorting out connections in one of the control boxes.
    >>
    >>Although, as one caller asked, is this correctly diagnosed as a computer bug
    >>or is it simply a web problem?
    >>
    >>Keith
    >>

    >Sounds like a fly in the ointment to me. Or red spider mite.


    If it was a spider, I'm sure all the spinnerets in the traffic
    department will be trying to show it was someone else's fault. :)
     
    , Sep 19, 2005
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