New monitors on old machines
geoffr at zipcon.net
Fri Nov 3 17:00:41 CST 2006
From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org]
On Behalf Of Julian Wolfe
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 2:03 PM
To: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
Subject: RE: New monitors on old machines
Again, I try to limit my input to discussions that may result in an answer
not previously obtainable. In most cases, the technical discussions on this
list are of this ilk. In this particular case, there is a simple, easy
solution, and there's ample documentation on how it's done. It got entirely
ignored until I pointed it out more bluntly.
This start-all-over-and-hack-something mentality is as silly as shutting off
a light switch so you can stumble around in the dark on purpose.
Actually, there is the point of doing something even if it has been done
before because it is enjoyable, or is a challenge, or just for doing it your
If there is a commercial product available for $100 and youwant to buy it,
then do so, you won't learn anything from it.
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