Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Thu May 29 16:45:06 CDT 2008
On Thursday 29 May 2008 16:29, der Mouse wrote:
> > After working on a SMPSU (or any power supply for that matter, but
> > especially a switcher), I usually power it up to test throught a
> > light-bulb. [...] Has saved me from "secondary catastrophic
> > failures" on more than one occation.
> And I've heard people talk about banning incandescent bulbs entirely.
> Stupid ideas spring eternal....
This is more than just talk, they put it into law:
Member of the toughest, meanest, deadliest, most unrelenting -- and
ablest -- form of life in this section of space, a critter that can
be killed but can't be tamed. --Robert A. Heinlein, "The Puppet Masters"
Information is more dangerous than cannon to a society ruled by lies. --James
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