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Windows "Windows XP was the last client version of Windows to include the Pinball game that had been part of Windows since Windows 95. There is apparently speculation that this was done for legal reasons. No, that's not why." I love these stories.
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RE: read the comments
by renox on Thu 20th Dec 2012 10:22 UTC in reply to "read the comments"
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There are various comments about the game using detection algorithms that were very sensitive to FPU round off errors eventually causing it to pass through solids.


Sigh, and people still look at me as if I was a madman when I say that floating point suck and that we should use interval arithmetic..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interval_arithmetic

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