On 08/09/2017 04:29 AM, to...@tuxteam.de wrote:
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On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 01:01:30PM -0500, Doug wrote:
It always amazes me that people who get a driver made specifically
for a device [...]
Thanks, Brian and Jape. You've put it more eloquently than I could
Let me add that to a fish, that yummy bait up there seems free too:
the little app, the Android OS coming with your smartphone, the
shiny Chrome browser...
The bait is free. Then you get caught in the 'net.
Those old enough among us will remember Microsoft's failed attempt at
reigning in the Internet which somehow, by sheer luck, seemed to have
escaped their grip: "Best viewed with IE6", wit ActiveX and all
We are there again. Best viewed with Chrome.
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Best viewed with...
One of my favorite online experiences over time has been the sites that
announce that they won't work without Internet Explorer or Firefox or
whatever, and they don't. And then you have your browser *tell* them
that it's Internet Explorer or Firefox or whatever, and suddenly
And then there's Flash. Web sites that insist that you use the "latest
Flash" for security reasons are a laugh riot. If they gave a goat's
carcass about security they wouldn't be using Flash in the first place.
I'm still doing my happy dance over Adobe's announcement that they are
ending support for that abomination.
Life was so much fun with BBS and FidoNet and my 110 baud modem. That
thing was bigger than all of my current computing equipment combined,
and it ran hot enough to supplement our heating system in the winter.
Ah, ASCII art pinups put up by a "naughty" SYSOP printed out on tractor
feed! Those were the days!