Screen sizes. Was Re: Accelerator boards - no future? Bad business?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Apr 25 17:15:15 CDT 2016

On 04/25/2016 02:46 PM, Swift Griggs wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Apr 2016, ben wrote:
>> PS: I hate OS's for upgrading the screen resolution to get more
>> crappy dancing toasters.  BRING BACK 640x480.  I can READ the
> Amen to that.  I have macular degeneration in my retinae.  It's not
> really having any effect, yet.  However, I'm starting to note that my
> fonts sizes are creeping up.  I *dream* of an LCD that's greater than
> 21" but uses a much lower native resolution.  I'd take 640x480,
> 800x600, 1024x786, or 1280x1024 (at most).

I'm still using a NEC 5:4 1200x1600 Multisync 23.1"  LCD.  Not
wide-screen, but then I'm not a goat (hint:  look up "goat pupil
shape"), so I'm fine with it.

The 32" 1080p widescreen monitors that I have are terrible when it comes
to displaying detail.


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