Monday, February 9, 2004
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A Closer Look At Updates

Ed asked, sensibly, whether updates really are more likely to help than hurt. After all, we all have stories of updates that causes all sorts of problems! Does it make sense to stay up to date, or should you wait to jump until things break?

Here's a quick-and-dirty study: the last few things I've upgraded, and a rough idea of what I experienced.

That's the latest batch. No big wins, unless one of these routine updates happened to avoid a big loss I won't even notice now. But no disasters, and some everyday improvements.