On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 3:04 AM, Rustom Mody <rustompm...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ASCII was once your one companion, it was all that mattered. ASCII was
>> once a friendly encoding, then your world was shattered. Wishing it
>> were somehow here again, wishing it were somehow near... sometimes it
>> seemed, if you just dreamed, somehow it would be here! Wishing you
>> could use just bytes again, knowing that you never would... dreaming
>> of it won't help you to do all that you dream you could!
>> It's time to stop chasing the phantom and start living in the Raoul
>> world... err, the real world. :)
> I thought that "If only bytes were 21+ bits wide" would sound sufficiently
> nonsensical, that I did not need to explicitly qualify it as a utopian dream!
Humour never dies!
(In case it's not obvious, by the way, everything I said above is a
reference to the Phantom of the Opera.)