[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 134, Issue 13
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Thu Jan 16 21:03:04 CST 2014
On 16/01/14 2:00 AM, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 02:04:09PM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> I recently picked up a couple old Dell 17" flat panels FP1702 (IIRC) for
>> $20/ea that had a very interesting feature - the display swiveled 90 degrees.
>> I always wondered why more people don't turn their displays sideways...
> The widescreen thing is all about media isn't it? I would love to see all
> screens tall and not as wide. Sideways would be perfect. You get much more
A lot of portrait screens sold in the late 80s (Apple sold one; Radius
Pivot was a rotateable one). And some machines like the Alto (and Perq?)
were designed portrait from the beginning.
> code on the screen at one time. Even the dumps I work with don't require
> *that* much width.
> "Computers" aren't for coding anymore, they're entertainment appliances!
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