Program Error Seven Years Running. I found this quote on the Quote DataBase. I just thought it was too hysterical to NOT put up here.<br /> TL;DR: some gu QDB Quote DataBase whoops my bad programming
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Program Error Seven Years Running

 
Program Error Seven Years Running. I found this quote on the Quote DataBase. I just thought it was too hysterical to NOT put up here.<br /> TL;DR: some gu

I found this quote on the Quote DataBase. I just thought it was too hysterical to NOT put up here.<br />
TL;DR: some guy ran a program for seven years, and just found out there was an error...ouch

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in 1998, i made a CCH- program to calculate pi to a billion digits.
i coded it on my laptop (pentium 2 i think) and then ran the program.
the next day i got a new laptop but decided to keep the program running.
it' s been ayer seven years now since i ran it. and this morning it finished calculating.
the output:
THE VALUE OF PI TO THE DIGIT IS = "
mindblowing eh?
i looked in the code of my program, and i found out that i forgot to output the value (
Comment: true story, i fixed the code and am running it again
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Views: 2128 Submitted: 01/12/2011