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Old 06-05-2008, 06:48 PM
Robert Miles
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Default Re: ANNOUNCE:-- TimingAnalyzer Free Version -- Draw timing diagrams


"Robert Miles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> "rickman" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]m...
> [snip]
>> Independant of the UI issues, a program really shouldn't crash when it
>> reads a data file... of any nature. Of course that is a theoretical
>> goal and can be difficult to achieve in practice. But certainly
>> crashing on startup without visible error messages is not a good thing
>> either. I had to start it from a DOS box to get anything useful from
>> it... maybe that is more of a Java issue... and don't get me started
>> complaining about Java. Does *anything* written in Java actually
>> work?
>>

> I suggest that any program for Windows Vista that uses Java should
> start with a check to see if Java is even installed, and if so, whether
> the version installed is suitable for what the program needs. My version
> of Vista came without Java, and the Microsoft version is no longer
> available. I installed the Sun version, but still have problems with
> getting
> all the programs that use Java to run correctly.
>
> http://www.java.com/en/
>

When getting the URL for that last message, I noticed that Sun now has
a version of Java newer than the one I had before, and decided to install
this update. The Google Toolbar program is offered at the same site,
so I thought I'd let you know that if you're using the Windows Mail
program that comes with Vista, you should avoid installing the Google
Toolbar program unless you want to see what problems it causes in
Windows Mail, although it often doesn't cause them immediately.
Web sites that offer to let you do Google searches don't cause the same
problems.


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