Sources for 8b TTL keyboards (Keytronics)

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Tue Dec 9 14:52:24 CST 2008

On Dec 9, 2008, at 2:54 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>    Trivial with free and non-free tools, I do it all the time.
> There is no question that there are some things for which PDF is the
> perfect solution.  Unfortunately, I have to deal with college
> administrators who will do things such as attach a Weird .DOC file  
> or PDF
> with decorative images, etc. in place of plain text for a 3 line
> announcement that a meeting has been rescheduled.  I am/was  
> referring to
> the abuses and incorrect usage, not to the valid uses.

   Gotcha...understood and agreed.

> example: edit the 1771 FDC to reflect that the "built-in data  
> separator"
> is NOT adequate
> correct typos - there is a probably apocryphal story that Randy Cook's
> choices for data address marks were due to a transposition error in a
> datasheet

   I do wonder if that's really true.

> I do NOT challenge that there are many things that PDF IS good for.
> I would like it a lot more if there were frequent defenestration of
> administrators who send "FYI"/"See the attachment" emails, without  
> even a
> meaningful Subject:.

   Yes, that is most infuriating.  Some people should not be allowed  
to use computer technology.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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