digitalmars.D - [OT] Re: Card on fire
- Leandro Motta Barros via Digitalmars-d (3/22) Jul 12 2016 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_smoke
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_smoke On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 3:42 PM, deadalnix via Digitalmars-d < digitalmars-d puremagic.com> wrote:On Tuesday, 12 July 2016 at 12:17:00 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote:I seriously doubt a fan would stop an electrical fire (in fact, probably makes it worse). It's not overheating, it's arcing.Actually, it would probably make it worse by providing fresh O2 to the fire. BTW, this reminds me of a old goodie:http://www.netfunny.com/rhf/jokes/96/Jun/nosmoke.html A old colleague of mine always said when you see smoke, there's no way to fix it, because it's really hard to get the smoke back in there. -SteveWe had a similar saying when I was involved int he electronic world: Chips must be powered by smoke. We know this because once it is gone, the chip doesn't work anymore.
Jul 12 2016