OT: RoHS was: SBC6120 (a build-it-yourself PDP-8 clone) Last Buy and End of Life

Don Y dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Sun Jun 4 14:15:42 CDT 2006

Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 6/4/2006 at 11:11 AM Don Y wrote:
>> We also used to have "fluoroscopes" (sp?) in shoe stores.
>> And asbestos siding on houses.
> Are you one of the greying folks who use Grecian Formula 16 to hide the
> effects of age?  0.6%  lead acetate--a very toxic substance.  Sometimes

Nope.  Not prone to vanity  :>  Though my facial hair is almost
stark white (and has been since my 30's)

> blamed as a factor in the decline of the Roman Empire (ancient Romans used
> to boil wine in lead pots to "sweeten" it.  Lead acetate is also known as
> "sugar of lead" because of its sweet taste).

Yup.  Kids eat paint...

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