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Old 2006-02-28, 23:17   #5
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Originally Posted by Wacky
However, we also have another class of participants who frequently start and stop the siever in order to reboot or otherwise use the machine resources. Those users are often willing to wait a few seconds for the siever to stop gracefully. But asking them to wait a number of minutes would not be appropriate.
How about programming the nfsnetclient to immediatly stop sieving when the user aks to, losing the current line? This way sieving one line could take several minutes, but the program will still stop immediately.

I have to admit I don't know the internals of the code, but I'm sure this is not hard to implement.
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