[SunRescue] a sad, sad day

P.A.Osborne 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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