Computing from 1976

Jason Howe jason at
Mon Jan 1 13:48:13 CST 2018

On 01/01/2018 05:15 AM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> ....The machine I'm
> typing this on has a 1.4GHz single-core CPU, and _most_ things run on it just
> fine - but going to many Web sites is now painful, since the 'obligatory'
> HTTPS (another hot button, one I'll refrain from hitting right now, to keep
> the length of this down) makes even simple Web operations slow.
> 	Noel
I find that the boatloads of javascript are what bring my old machines 
to their knees.  The initial https handshake really isn't *that* bad.


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