So any time I start the desktop wallet in Windows, this starts happening about 30 minutes later:
The number of blocks went down by about 10 over the course of 4 hours. The strange thing is, I'm positive the most recent blocks have been indexed. I can see them being index through the log file. But this gets better! Now this is what I'm seeing:
I could be wrong, but I think the block chain has fewer than 300k blocks.
I'm using MinCoin v0.6.5.0-g498f5d1-beta on Windows 8.1.