Re: IDE freeze for seconds

Alex Buell (
Wed, 2 Dec 1998 19:43:15 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Roeland Th. Jansen wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 02, 1998 at 03:25:24PM -0000, Simon Kenyon wrote:
> > On 02-Dec-98 Alex Buell wrote:
> > > What is the first thing that ceases when you spin down a planet? That's
> > > right, gravity. Everything not tied down would just fly out into space,
> > > and that includes the atmosphere. Simple.
> >
> > i don't see a smiley, but i have to assume that that was a little joke! right?
> well, the problem is that... it's true. so don't use ower management on the
> earth spin...

Oops. I'm wrong. I mixed up gravity with centrifugal forces. It's the
centrifugal (corolis - spelling?) forces I was talking about, not gravity.
Gravity has nowt to do with what I was saying. I'll never make a good
scientist :o(


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