Steve411 wrote:Has MY mind gone?
It seems we've both lost it
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littleguru wrote: History told us already that there is nothing good in war.
That's absolute rubbish. There's lots and lots of great things that come out of war. War is one of the world's greatest focusers of the mind.
Union Jack wrote:
desdemona wrote: free certificates in Microsoft ?'?
I dont think so ...
lol i'd have to agree on that one . Don't think Microsoft would hand ya some free certification .
Dr Herbie wrote:
The argument that business will change to OSS if all schools teach OSS doesn't help the first few cohorts of students leaving school to find work.
Novell has its free CNS and CLS training and certificates. It is a mix of promotion and salestraining the way I see it and I like it, despite that it does not have the value of CNE or MCSE type certifications (but hey, you get a nice logo )
Does Microsoft have such a thing as well?
Yesterday I was at the Microsoft Technet/MSDN sessions in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) talking on this subject with two Dutch Microsoft developers and although they offered a few possibilities, they didn't have the answer anymore than non-Microsoft developers.
Well, I give up (no, I don't, knowing myself). What caculation is used? Moving average? Data left to copy divided by the speed at that moment?
Will I ever find the programmer that developed that routine. Stay tuned
I think your theory is better because the time can change during the copying of a file (as opposed the right or shortly after it). You see that even better when copying a single large file of the internet (assuming that uses that same calculation).
A website filled with Microsoft developers, please answer, please
I can understand why it is impossible to give a exact time. Besides file sizes ect (which can be seen in advance) you also have a load of other factors the change during copying. If you copy and during the copy you start a program, there goes your estimate.
Strictly speaking a change in outside temperature can influence the computers speed and thus the copy-speed.
But somewhere someone decided that, although it would be an estimate, some calculation will be made.
And what that calculation is, that is what I'd love to know.
I think it is based on the copy-speed of the last completed file, based on the behavior of the estimate. But I am only halfway sure.