[extropy-chat] Software exposure: was Re: Eugen Leitl, you got Klez

emlyn on nagero nagero at chariot.net.au
Tue Feb 10 11:47:14 UTC 2004

At 07:55 PM 10/02/2004, you wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 09:25:59AM +0000, BillK wrote:
> > It is historical really.
> > In the good old days people were amazed to get anything at all working
>Dunno, WordStar on CP/M worked just fine. So did Linux on those i486/33 
>MHz/8 MBytes
>bolides. Or Athlon/2 GHz/1 GByte.

WordStar? I'd *love* to see you go back to using a 386 with WordStar. Lol! 
But Bill's right Eugen, in that these machines (um, I mean Windows OSes) 
were never designed to be networked like this. It's an unfortunate result 
of history.


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