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Message 678058 - Posted: 15 Nov 2007, 2:00:24 UTC

just asking but can we have games on SETI at home
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Message 678292 - Posted: 15 Nov 2007, 17:11:23 UTC

The developers have no free time to program games. There are only about five people in the SETI@Home team, and most of their time is spent trying to fix server problems, write grant proposals (SETI@Home has no government funding anymore and requires donations and grants to attain money to keep running the project - and pay for some of their wages. No grants, no pay. No pay, they go broke in their home lives) and many other things.

If this were a commercial effort that made money and paid their programmers money, this would be a great suggestion. Unfortunately, that is not the reality.
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