David Cantrell david at
Tue Dec 13 10:42:07 GMT 2011

On 12/12/2011 11:04, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 10:13, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
>> Doesn't work so well when the IRC window is buried under twenty other
>> windows because you're actually *working*.
> If you chose to you could use any number of notification technologies…

Suggestions welcome.  I have to confess that I haven't tried any of
these new-fangled "IM" things ever since they were, well, since they
were new-fangled.  Because back then they were rubbish.

> If you don't like that idea then the issue is less that IRC is not
> noticeable/a "technology issue" than you don't *want* to hear and are
> actively avoiding it.


When I'm deep into a problem, the least intrusive notification is
someone saying "Dave, got a minute?".  It causes the smallest break in
concentration.  For me.

David Cantrell | top google result for "topless karaoke murders"

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