[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Apr 4 07:38:16 CDT 2004
On Apr 2, 2004, at 9:17 PM, Steve Sandau wrote:
>>>> I second this. Word is a steaming pile of shit.
>>> Next to LaTeX or Frame, sure, but I've written more than a couple of
>>> 50-something page technical handbooks in Word. Learning to use
>>> and styles is a must for living with it sanely, as are the keyboard
>> Dude. Its printed output is pure shit. My cat knows more about
>> typography than Microsoft.
> Having been a typographer in the "old days" (Varityper photomechanical
> machines to begin with) I'd have to agree. Actually, pretty much
> nothing I have seen that runs on a PeeCee knows much about
Mmmmm, Verityper. I won a VT600 on eBay a few years ago but never
did manage to go pick it up. :-(
That also reminds me, I have a Linotronic L300 phototypesetter in my
storage locker near St. Petersburg, FL. It is looking for a new home.
Any takers? Obviously you'll have to pick it up.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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