The choice of length was very intentional, and this thread doesn't seem to present much argument for changing that. The general claim seems to be that it "doesn't last long enough to be useful." To understand that, it's important to know what is considered "useful." It seems to be that "useful" means reducing the amount of risk being taken to zero. The specific example given here requests that one can put ward on, go to sleep, and not worry about whether or not the egg will die. While I agree th