Magazine retrospectives

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Fri May 16 12:59:36 1997

On Fri, 16 May 1997, Jeff Kaneko wrote:

> Hrrumph!
> It's amazing that the _Journal_ still exists at all! It's (original)
> philosophy is the complete antithesis of current industry practise.
> Used to be, if you could write small, fast code, not only were you
> good, you survived!
> Nowadays, its "A couple of meg here, a couple of meg there,
> pretty soon we're talking about real memory usage".

Its totally fricken pathetic, isn't it? I remember when whole operating
systems resided in less than 64K. Now, you need 64 megs for all the
pretty GUI shit and sound clips. Totally pathetic.

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Fri May 16 1997 - 12:59:36 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:30:33 BST