OT: RANT (Was: [cctalk-request at classiccmp.org: confirm 38290c8a992491eda604beff5a06ff20cd7e85f5]

Ian Finder ian.finder at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 14:52:54 CST 2017

WTF did I just read.

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:

> If you think that, you _really_ need to read 3676.
> <RANT> Nobody's going to read that the way that it is formatted.
> If they expect people to read it, they will have to punch it up, with
> fonts, colors, background images and textures, formats, animated emojis,
> audio accompaniment, and embedded videos.
> How can any message be taken seriously without any dancing kangaroos and
> yodelling jellyfish?
> Why is it being disseminated as a text file, instead of as a Youtube video?
> Surely, the new administration's education policies will bring an end to
> the arrogance of "literates" from insulting the intelligence of the voting
> public of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party.
> Since there are still a rare few machines without the appropriate
> hardware, smell-o-vision will have to remain optional.
> But, the current combined policies at MICROS~1 and Apple of deprecating
> any and all hardare and software more than six months old should fix that.
>  That will also solve the fear that a system might still be in use after
> its printer ink or smell-o-vision supplies are used up.
> (microbots in solution in printer ink can complete the process of
> preventing scofflaws from refilling printer ink)
> Besides, it is clearly not in the best interests of manufacturing in
> USA^H^H^HChina to permit such legacy relics to be permitted to continue to
> exist.   Delegalization of obsolete computers will be coming soon,
> unfortunately, federal agents have had some difficulty controlling the
> content of the hundreds of machines that have the capability of
> disconnecting from the interweb.   Replacing all NEMA connectors with
> Micro-USB should help.
> [MiniTru clarification: The appropriate executive orders were issued long
> ago, when Bill Gates and Steve Jobs invented the first computer.]
> </RANT>

   Ian Finder
   (206) 395-MIPS
   ian.finder at gmail.com

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