julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Nov 8 05:40:04 CST 2006
John Foust wrote:
> At 01:19 PM 11/7/2006, der Mouse wrote:
>> There are at least two PC operating systems that cost $0 and work
>> perfectly well on hardware that's available for $0 because the latest
>> bloatware no longer runs tolerably on it.
> I don't know what's with you retro kids these days. Back in the
> old days, speed was cool. You wanted a faster machine.
I suspect we wised up to the fact that, at least in the PC world, every
upgrade has a shelf life of about six months before it's considered obsolete.
Some of us have better things to spend our money on (like trips to the
dumpster and back ;)
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