[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 134, Issue 13

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 21:12:52 CST 2014

The vectrex!

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On Jan 16, 2014, at 22:03, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:

> 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
>>> ...
>>> I always wondered why more people don't turn their displays sideways...
>> Yes.
>> 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.
> --Toby
>> 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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