[RC5] keyrate stabilizing?

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Fri Oct 19 16:26:05 EDT 2001


you're not running winwhatever so you're not included in the
statement... hehe, you even say that they're not pretty pictures <<GG>> 
the rant is over but the cause of the rant still rides on the wind ;-(

John Campbell wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, waldo kitty wrote:
> 
> >
> > as are many others who are taken in by pretty pictures and buggy
> > software... </rant>
> >
>         Ummmm.... sure, dude, whatever.
> 
>         I'm currently sitting in front of an AMD 486DX2-66 running Linux
> 2.4.9. It has X up - in 4-bit color (that's 16 - count 'em, *16* colors) -
> so that I can keep an eye on multiple terminal windows without flipping
> between virtual consoles all the time. The only graphical app I have
> running, besides a dozen or so xterms, is an xclock. To the best of my
> recollection, neither the machine nor any program running on it have ever
> crashed.
> 
>         So I gotta say that these are the ugliest "pretty pictures" and most
> stable "buggy software" I've ever used.
> 
>         Now, with the pathetic attempt at a contentless flame out of the
> way, would you care to explain how saying that Intel is in bed with
> Microsoft because they reduced the performance of a single, seldom-used
> instruction makes ANY SENSE WHATSOEVER?
> 
>         Now, Intel may be guilty of many things, and they may even be in bed
> with Microsoft, but you're certainly not making a very convincing argument
> for that.
> 
> ---
> John Campbell
> jcampbel at lynn.ci-n.com
> 
> QotD:  Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science
> made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts
> is not necessarily science.
> 
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