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Dr.Windows / Dr.Windows web-based version
« on: September 06, 2014, 02:38 PM »
I wrote a web-based version of Dr.Windows. It's more like the AtomSmasher error generator, but it's written in HTML and PHP, so the buttons are actually clickable.

http://pseudosudo.ro.lt

Don't overload it, it's running on free hosting. If anyone's willing to host it at a better location, the source code is attached.

Any credits-related issues?

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Dr.Windows opens dialog boxes off-center every time it starts, but occasionally fixes itself for one session. Note that I use a large taskbar.
Dr.Windows does not remember the "open error" key. By default, it's Ctrl-Shift-E, which interferes with Firefox Expo, which I sometimes use. (not that I should have it open on my main computer, anyway...)

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Can I have the src code and fix it myself? Or should I make a clone in porta-python?

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It's been known for a long time.
When I only have one valid dialog, then there's a 50-50 chance of displaying an invalid dialog message.
Easiest way to reproduce:
  • Delete all but one cfg file.
  • Either: Press random dialog, repeat, rinse.
  • Or: Set time to one minute, and wait.
The problem is that, for example, I assume you have an array of N filenames. And you get a random number from zero through N. When the number hits N, then you get an invalid array index, leading to an error. The fix is to get a random index from zero through N-1.
(Maybe you use one-indexed arrays, but same thing.)

Also, your program doesn't handle transparency too well.

Oh, and I have an fixed set of WinWarden dialogs, with many bugs removed, and a few things updated (replace CD with DVD here and there). I also added a XP Theme Manifest to your program, which adds shiny buttons. However, the text is still not antialiased (cleartype). Also, will you add custom taskbar icons, replacing the DrWindows generic icon?
http://jimbo1qaz.ro..../files/DrWindows.zip

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Will you ever fix the invalid index bug? It results from accessing files 0...filenum instead of 0...filenum-1. When it accesses files[filenum], then you get a cfg file error.

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