June 24, 2007
If you don't remember this scene, it's just after Morpheus says, "Are you listening to me, Neo, or were you looking at the girl in the red dress?"
The training simulator here is paused so that Neo (and the audience) can see what Agent Smith looks like. And suddenly I noticed the two guys I've labeled "A". Those are different images of the same guy. So I started looking, and saw a couple more, which I've labeled. I think I've spotted others but they're less sure than those three.
This probably was deliberate. While it made production a bit simpler by cutting down the number of extras they needed, it also makes sense in in story terms, by cutting down the number of distinct "person" lattices they would need in the training simulator.
Pixy: this is the error I've gotten four times tonight:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/cherrypy/_cprequest.py", line 342, in respond
cherrypy.response.body = self.handler()
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/cherrypy/_cpdispatch.py", line 15, in __call__
return self.callable(*self.args, **self.kwargs)
File "Minx.py", line 113, in default
File "/var/minx/live1.0/Page.py", line 361, in go
File "/var/minx/live1.0/Page.py", line 140, in Opts
if self.session.has_key('tags') and type(self.session['tags']) is dict:
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/cherrypy/lib/sessions.py", line 152, in has_key
if not self.loaded: self.load()
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/cherrypy/lib/sessions.py", line 110, in load
data = self._load()
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/cherrypy/lib/sessions.py", line 423, in _load
self.cursor.execute('select zzs_data, zzs_expire from zz_session where zzs_id=%s', (self.id,))
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/MySQL_python-1.2.2-py2.5-linux-i686.egg/MySQLdb/cursors.py", line 166, in execute
self.errorhandler(self, exc, value)
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/MySQL_python-1.2.2-py2.5-linux-i686.egg/MySQLdb/connections.py", line 35, in defaulterrorhandler
raise errorclass, errorvalue
OperationalError: (2006, 'MySQL server has gone away')
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at June 24, 2007 09:34 PM (+rSRq)
I'm working on a patch to fix the lost MySQL connections; I'll see if I can get that in place today.
Minx is supposed to automatically repair failed connections, but there's an issue with doing that in the session handler. Instead of fixing itself, it drops dead, leaving a broken connection in the pool to trip up the next user who gets handed that thread. It's now my number one bug.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at June 24, 2007 11:43 PM (PiXy!)
Posted by: Alex at June 25, 2007 01:23 AM (ENJct)
Posted by: Ed Hering at June 25, 2007 01:39 AM (Yz38/)
Posted by: metaphysician at June 25, 2007 05:42 AM (lXszF)
Posted by: Just John at June 25, 2007 12:31 PM (LtbY1)
"Numerous sets of identical twins were cast as extras in the "Woman in Red" scene - in which Morpheus takes Neo through a computer simulation of The Matrix - to create the illusion of a repeating program. Example: the tall man with slicked-back hair and sunglasses in the opening shot is seen seconds later as a police officer writing a parking ticket."
I remembered hearing about it at the time, and how they specifically put it in there so that people would notice.
Posted by: Balentius at June 25, 2007 01:43 PM (PksEK)
Posted by: JMB at June 26, 2007 11:29 AM (ZxMhd)
Posted by: nanojath at June 27, 2007 07:10 PM (v+dPQ)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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