[SunRescue] a sad, sad day
P.A.Osborne at ukc.ac.uk
Fri Dec 17 03:23:47 CST 1999
On Thu, Dec 16, 1999 at 01:48:40PM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> An interesting point. Why does it suck? That machine is probably...what,
> four years old? (when were P75s current?) It's no slower now than it was
> then, and it was GREAT (to the purchasers, that is) then..."wow! a new pentium!"
> Are his applications NOW, in 1999, that different from what they were in 1995?
> I expect not. If that's the case...how is it that, with the same hardware and
> the same uses, that something comes to suck from being GREAT?
> Is it simply because something better/faster exists?
I agree, I just upgraded my partners PC to a P90 with 48 MB ram, and
she is chuffed to bits with it.
The only tyhing I need to do is ensure that its turned off at midnight
at the end of the year - which wont be difficult.
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