[rescue] Slightly OT: ?Bad Cap Saga

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Aug 19 17:22:20 CDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 05:20:40PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:

> >>> I'm a bit saddened by missing serial, but I am not at all sad about
> >>> missing parallel.
> >> I am.  [...as above...]
> I can miss something, and be saddened by its loss, regardless of how
> useful anyone else may or may not find it, surely?

If I can feel said about the death of the Saturn, or the lack of really
hardcore hardware mods for the Dreamcast, then you can certainly miss
the parallel port.
> (2)(b) Because the same port is useful to plug in other things.

But hopefully no one will encourage that.
> (3) Again, so what?  I'm not saying mass-market computers should bring
> it back (for any value of "should").  I'm saying only that I miss it
> and am saddened by its absence.

As long as it isn't brought back, I am happy for people to recall it

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