Hans.Franke at siemens.com
Fri Aug 26 05:24:27 CDT 2005
Am 25 Aug 2005 22:27 meinte Witchy:
> Now there's a question....
> > Got a TI Programmer calculator, near-new condition. $20. Portable
> > gimcrack.
> I was in a hotel for a week recently doing an HP Proliant course
> (recertification) and their internet 'suite' was on the stage of the hotel
> ballroom in a suite called 'Gimcrack'
> what does it mean?
To my understanding a gimcrack is a rather styled up/flashy/loud
object without any real value. Like a fancy and impressive demo
of a new OS where all you can do is change the colour ... Well,
I guess PowerPoint is the ultimative tool for Gimcrack makers.
VCF Europa 7.0 am 29/30.April und 01.Mai 2006 in Muenchen
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