[futurebasic] Re: [FB] time out beta copies example

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From: Bernie <fblist@...>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 07:50:27 +0100
Bruce wrote:

> The new example on staz's web site for timing out beta copies doesn't 
> make good sense to me. Why save a file, why not just compare the 
> current date to the "hard coded date"?

I like it. (I think) The idea is that the time out date is set for us 
automatically.

>  Can't this easily be tricked by resetting the computer's date?

Having to keep resetting my Mac's date would annoy me - I'd rather pay 
up.

However, I'd question the author's use of the stop command when the 
beta has expired - clicking "Continue" continues program execution   :)

Bernie