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#1701 2021-10-12 17:28:47

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For the record (Files already delivered electronically, thanks to SpaceNut)

Estimated delivery

Wednesday, October 13 by 7:00 P.M.
Past Event
    Label Created
Past Event
    Shipped
Current Event
    On the Way
Future Event
    Delivery
Ship To

MCGREGOR, TX US

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#1702 2021-10-12 19:00:50

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Re: Housekeeping

Planetary or science as well as human could take the broad stroke of such a topic and the construction equipment is just small parts of the sense of what you are going after.

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#1703 2021-10-12 19:01:34

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Re: Housekeeping

We turned a page in Housekeeping, so I'll start a new post for this update:

Scan has reached 25,000.  A run to 26,000 is under way.

Statistics will be added later this evening.

Update at 22:34 local time .... For SpaceNut re 1702 ... thanks for thinking about where Mars Heavy Industry might go.

There's no hurry, for sure!  I was inspired by the bold nature of your water-from-regolith proposal.

GW Johnson and OF1939 have both pointed out how much more energy (not to mention time) would be required to wring chemically bound water out of the regolith, but I like the concept because it has plenty of potential benefits besides just coming up with fuel.

The energy needed to extract water is a major investment in separating the materials of which the regolith is composed, and once separated, they are valuable on their own.  The company that builds up a stock pile of material extracted from regolith has a tradable commodity.

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/12 24001-25000 Admins 0 Bandits 1752
2021/10/12 23001-24000 Admins 0 Bandits 2082
2021/10/11 22001-23000 Admins 0 Bandits 1856
2021/10/11 21001-22000 Admins 0 Bandits 2036
2021/10/10 20001-21000 Admins 0 Bandits 2082

Completed Sequence for ID: 26000
 
Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 25000

Last Number of Run: 26000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-13-2021 at 09:03:38
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:33:18

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/13 25001-26000 Admins 0 Bandits 2287
2021/10/12 24001-25000 Admins 0 Bandits 1752
2021/10/12 23001-24000 Admins 0 Bandits 2082
2021/10/11 22001-23000 Admins 0 Bandits 1856

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#1704 2021-10-13 11:37:19

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Posts Repair initiative ...

A scan to 27,000 is in progress ... ETA is (about) 16:00 local time

Work on a new function for WBA is progressing.

The routine to accept a new script command is working.

Code was added today to handle the flow for the new command at run time.

A test is scheduled for after the scan ends.  The new (partially completed) function should take in the contents of the clipboard, append the text "Edited" and return the text to the clipboard.

The test script will be modified to set up the test and confirm the results.

If that test goes well, the next (and hopefully) final step will be to add code to perform the delete operations.

Completed Sequence for ID: 27000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 26000

Last Number of Run: 27000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-13-2021 at 16:58:40
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:35:35

Total time Program was Active: 07:46:56

Update with statistics at 20:41 local time:

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/13 26000-27000 Admins 0 Bandits 1864
2021/10/13 25001-26000 Admins 0 Bandits 2287
2021/10/12 24001-25000 Admins 0 Bandits 1752
2021/10/12 23001-24000 Admins 0 Bandits 2082

Scan to 28,000 is underway >> this run failed due to accidental activation of F11 during operation

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#1705 2021-10-14 07:15:48

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Posts Repair initiative ...

Scan to 28000 is underway .... the first attempt failed due to accidental activation of F11 during operation.

Success this time:

Completed Sequence for ID: 28000
 
Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 27000

Last Number of Run: 28000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-14-2021 at 19:54:29
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:25:07

Statistics will be added later...

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/14 27000-28000 Admins 0 Bandits 2109
2021/10/13 26000-27000 Admins 0 Bandits 1864
2021/10/13 25001-26000 Admins 0 Bandits 2287
2021/10/12 24001-25000 Admins 0 Bandits 1752

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#1706 2021-10-15 05:46:58

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Post Repair initiative...

WBA completed a scan to 29,000 overnight ...

Completed Sequence for ID: 29000
 
Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 28000

Last Number of Run: 29000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-15-2021 at 07:45:23
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:23:53

Completed Sequence for ID: 30000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 29000

Last Number of Run: 30000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-15-2021 at 16:22:16
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:24:22

Total time Program was Active: 08:26:04

A scan to 31,000 will start shortly ...

Statistics will be updated shortly

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/15 29000-30000 Admins 0 Bandits 1801
2021/10/15 28000-29000 Admins 0 Bandits 2102
2021/10/14 27000-28000 Admins 0 Bandits 2109
2021/10/13 26000-27000 Admins 0 Bandits 1864
2021/10/13 25001-26000 Admins 0 Bandits 2287
2021/10/12 24001-25000 Admins 0 Bandits 1752

Somewhere between here and 80,000, the number of bandits will drop to zero.

It may well be several weeks before we see that signal.  We have 25 Earth days to go at the present pace.

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#1707 2021-10-15 06:51:26

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut ... special request...

I just launched a new Hall of Fame topic.

It appears that only an Administrator can make a topic Sticky.

Please take a look at the new topic to see if it might be worth upgrading to "Sticky" status.

While you're looking at Meta New Mars, .... are there some topics that no longer need to be Sticky.  I note there are quite a few of them.

Thanks!
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#1708 2021-10-16 03:41:23

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Posts Repair initiative...

Completed Sequence for ID: 31000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 30000

Last Number of Run: 31000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-16-2021 at 05:33:11
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:24:27

A run to 32000 will start shortly

Statistics will be posted later today.

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/16 30000-31000 Admins 0 Bandits 1968
2021/10/15 29000-30000 Admins 0 Bandits 1801
2021/10/15 28000-29000 Admins 0 Bandits 2102
2021/10/14 27000-28000 Admins 0 Bandits 2109

Update at 11:30 local time ...

A first draft of code for the new delete function is in place.  A debug step-through is scheduled for this afternoon.
It is likely that adjustments will be required because strings are being manipulated with a variety of functions.

Completed Sequence for ID: 32000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 31000

Last Number of Run: 32000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-16-2021 at 13:24:40
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:24:29

Statistics will be reported later today...

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/16 31000-32000 Admins 0 Bandits 1633
2021/10/16 30000-31000 Admins 0 Bandits 1968
2021/10/15 29000-30000 Admins 0 Bandits 1801
2021/10/15 28000-29000 Admins 0 Bandits 2102
2021/10/14 27000-28000 Admins 0 Bandits 2109

Completed Sequence for ID: 33000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 32000

Last Number of Run: 33000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-16-2021 at 22:07:09
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:24:07

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/17 32000-33000 Admins 0 Bandits 1688
2021/10/16 31000-32000 Admins 0 Bandits 1633
2021/10/16 30000-31000 Admins 0 Bandits 1968
2021/10/15 29000-30000 Admins 0 Bandits 1801
2021/10/15 28000-29000 Admins 0 Bandits 2102

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#1709 Yesterday 08:12:19

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Posts Repair ...

Work is progressing on the new function to edit posts ... a draft is complete and errors identified.

Completed Sequence for ID: 34000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 33000

Last Number of Run: 34000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-17-2021 at 09:47:27
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:26:33

Statistics will be posted later today.

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/17 33000-34000 Admins 0 Bandits 1783
2021/10/17 32000-33000 Admins 0 Bandits 1688
2021/10/16 31000-32000 Admins 0 Bandits 1633
2021/10/16 30000-31000 Admins 0 Bandits 1968
2021/10/15 29000-30000 Admins 0 Bandits 1801

Completed Sequence for ID: 35000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 34000

Last Number of Run: 35000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-17-2021 at 18:16:28
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:25:39

Statistics will be added later today ..

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/17 34000-35000 Admins 0 Bandits 1854
2021/10/17 33000-34000 Admins 0 Bandits 1783
2021/10/17 32000-33000 Admins 0 Bandits 1688
2021/10/16 31000-32000 Admins 0 Bandits 1633

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#1710 Yesterday 08:44:36

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut ....

The topic created by Josh Cryer is in need of editing.... http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 19#p115019

I'd appreciate your giving me permission to edit the lead post in that topic to reflect current practice while honoring the previous time.

When you reply, please include the post number so I'll know which post you are talking about.

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#1711 Yesterday 08:49:58

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re member achievements and activities

This forum started out as a free-for-all, and it continued in that mode for (nearly) two decades.

Under your leadership, the forum is slowly shifting toward a mode of individual and collective achievement.

The two prominent examples are the work of GW Johnson, and now the presentation by RobertDyck at the Mars 2021 Conference.

Please start thinking about a topic in Meta Index level that would report on the status of various individual initiatives.

Here is a starting list but I've surely missed some ...

1) GW Johnson - Landing probe
2) GW Johnson - Orbital refueling
3) RobertDyck - Large Ship
4) SpaceNut - Industrial Scale Regolith Harvest for 2400 ton yield in one Earth year
5) OF 1939 - 17 person expedition - detailed specification and operational planning
6) Calliban ... all over the map
7) kbd512 - all over the map

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#1712 Yesterday 11:36:09

SpaceNut
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Re: Housekeeping

I see the content of posts 1710 referenced topic and will amend the first post with an update to changes.

Also I have seen the new applicants cv and its seems to fit very well for the future...

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#1713 Yesterday 12:04:54

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re #1712

Thank you for taking a look at the post by Josh Cryer.  Thanks for offering to modify it while preserving the historical context.

And! Thanks for your encouragement to proceed with admission of our new candidate.

Just FYI .... we have been disappointed in our previous admissions ... the candidates are everything we could hope for, but they have not continued to be engaged. I know that for two (and probably for all three) their immediate academic obligations are consuming all their available time and energy.

I will ask our most recent candidate if (he/she) has the time available to stay engaged.

There's not much point in admitting someone, no matter how qualified, if they never return.

Edit ... I will honor the trust extended to me to work on posts by Josh Cryer.  The changes to be made are as defined for the Posts Repair project, and for nothing else.  Thus, it is good that you have decided to change the post by Josh to show current procedures. Thanks!

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#1714 Today 07:09:47

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Posts Recovery

Completed Sequence for ID: 36000

Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 35000

Last Number of Run: 36000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-18-2021 at 07:27:36
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:23:47

Statistics will be reported later today...

Inventory of Todo Items NewMars Posts Repair Initiative

2021/10/18 35000-36000 Admins 0 Bandits 1807
2021/10/17 34000-35000 Admins 0 Bandits 1854
2021/10/17 33000-34000 Admins 0 Bandits 1783
2021/10/17 32000-33000 Admins 0 Bandits 1688

*** Other matters ...  I am not as successful at setting up gather.town as the gent was who hosts the 3D Printer meeings.

I'll ask him for advice.

In the mean time, I'm attempting to set up Zoom.

The initial setup seems to go well on Chromebook, so I extended an invitation to another email account where I can test connection on Windows 7.

Update at 10:37 .... So far, so good!

The second participant is working well.  I am feeling (moderately) confident that I can extend an invitation to others at this point.

I'll start with GW Johnson.  He's already confirmed the ability to bring up gather.town, but my configuration of the site appears to be wanting.

Zoom ** should ** work, but we'll see.

Update at 13:13 local time ... a new "delete text" function for WBA is through bench testing.

It appears to be removing a bogie and following text through to but not including the StopAt character.

Next stop is a live test on the laptop.

Completed Sequence for ID: 37000
 
Total Command Lines found: 25
Total input Lines in script: 87

  Number of ID's processed: 1001

Starting Number: 36000

Last Number of Run: 37000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-18-2021 at 16:46:53
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27

Total time of Processing: 07:33:10

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