modern serial terminal

Jim Leonard trixter at
Thu Nov 8 13:53:59 CST 2007

Chuck Guzis wrote:
> There was, I seem to recall, a Microsoft ad that showed a screenshot 
> of an hourglass cursor and had the blurb of "Something you'll never 
> see with Windows (some preemptive version)".  Yeah, right.

This was a reaction to OS/2 Warp's UK television campaign, which 
actively showed people using OS/2 and noticing there was no hourglass 
(ie. things just happened whenever you wanted them to).  I have a video 
of one of the commercials I can make available on youtube or something; 
let me know if you'd like to see it.
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