[extropy-chat] Boks On-line, was Re: Drexler laying down a hand...

Alfio Puglisi alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 22:43:12 UTC 2007

On 3/3/07, Robert Bradbury <robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/3/07, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hello? I have an iBook. It's not good enough. I need a ruggedized A4
> tablet
> > with a display roughly like Sony VAIO (yes, the LED-backlit one, except
> > A4, not postage stamp sized).
> >
> This statement clearly defines the problem.  You are seeking to use a
> non-standard paper size.  Now, if you would consider using a standard letter
> sized ( 8.5"x11") display you might have better luck.  I am familiar with
> A4, it came up a lot when I worked in Russia.  But I can't for the life of
> me conclude why anyone would want to work with it on a daily basis.

Depends on where you live: A4 is standard all over Europe and,
according to Wikipedia, "in most countries of the world". For me it's
the US letter format the one that seems really weird.


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