Recommendations for operating system
jwest at classiccmp.org
Mon Aug 28 21:14:08 CDT 2006
> Granted, this is the on- and off-topic list, vs. cctech as frequently (and
> recently!) noted here. But having said that, and at the risk of starting
> the you-know-what conversation,
Well, no freaking risk... you brought it square up, teed it up, swung, and
lobbed it right into the air.
> I * strongly * disagree with putting
> "Pentium" (or anything newer than most computers based on a 286/386) into
> the on-topicness of classiccmp. I know this is supposed to be a vaguely
> family-friendly list and all, but as for the fucking 10-year-rule,
You know, but you'll say it anyways I see.
> I say
> let's fucking throw it away and never fucking bring it up again.
> Chronological rules don't work because of Moore's Law.
There *IS* no 10-year rule. I'm really getting tired of saying that. It's
not that the very concept is wrong, it's just outdated. It doesn't work
after a certain point.
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