doug at stillhq.com
Tue Jun 9 17:49:06 CDT 2009
Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2009, at 6:06 PM, Doug Jackson wrote:
>> Years ago I used to repair PC's (Back when you had to type stuff to
>> do things, and when the 8087 was just awesome...) My editor of
>> choice was the MSDOS EDLIN tool. Without fail, every client who
>> watched me working asked why I didn't use QEDIT34 or ExtraED98 or
>> "InsertAwesomeEditorNameHere", to which I would always reply - 'you
>> may have "InsertAwesomeEditorNameHere", but I can never guarantee the
>> next client will have it, so I got good at using the standard editor!
> I just carried around a copy of Turbo Pascal 3.0 on a floppy.
Stopped relying on floppies after I did some work for a government
organisation here (who shall remain nameless) - who gave me a shiny new
box of floppies to replace my box of diag floppies after they had been
in their site. Bummer!
Nowadays - they simply dont let the media in at all!
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