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cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Aug 15 14:59:16 CDT 2016
On Mon, 15 Aug 2016, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On matters of historical technical accuracy, I've pretty much given up
> on WikiP. Oh, it's still useful, but I find myself muttering to myself
> "Vass you dere, Shollie?" when reading some of the stuff.
> It doesn't really matter--in a couple of decades, we'll all be dead and
> the "historians" can write whatever they want without being challenged.
Than you for the words of wisdom.
I have difficulty resisting correcting even minor errors of fact.
It is distressing to me how badly history can get mangled over what seems
to me to be a very short period of time.
Admittedly, we all see different parts of the elephant, and some topics,
such as early history of the internet will always suffer from incompatible
perspectives. But, it's hard to see how somebody could think that Comdex
originated as a successor to the West Coast Computer Faire, or that IBM
Mono was a later development after CGA.
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