[rescue] fwd: Linux Foundation Prepares For Microsoft's Legal Action

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Mon May 21 15:55:39 CDT 2007

On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 09:31:19AM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 10:12:46AM -0400, Ethan O'Toole wrote:
>> I'm saying the 1084S looks like a TV to me. Not a nice monitor.
>>> What the heck were you using for a monitor on it?  If you were using a TV,
>>> no wonder the picture sucked...
>> 1084S = TV
>> Sure it could do crazy interlaced modes that reprogram your mind.
> Maybe you had a bad one or something; at the time, the 1080/1084 were
> on-par with PC monitors I had access to.  Of course, at the time I'd 
> not used a NeXT box or a Sun system with a nice 19" - this was small-town
> Oklahoma we're talking about here. 8-)

108x monitors were more like EGA-class display (when you used the RGB).
Not quite VGA, but very crisp and clean, definately capable of doing
pixel-level editing of images.  EGA was digital RGB, the Amigas did
analog RGB.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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