Terak's (was: Re: Another weekend haul story

From: Mr. Self Destruct <more_at_camlaw.rutgers.edu>
Date: Tue May 27 22:55:11 1997

On Tue, 27 May 1997, Roger Merchberger wrote:

> It is not easy to calculate how long it took for them to kick the habit, as
> the habit has not yet been kicked... think of it as still being on the
> nicotine patch. The long filenames of Win95 are only a *bunch* of 8.3
> filename placeholders conveniently disguised to the end user.

Yeah, what a waste. It probably would've been better to just live with
the 8+3!

> Wanna waste a whole weekend over nothing? Run MS-DOS 6.22's scandisk/defrag
> on a Win95 volume and see how long it takes you to straighten that mess

Wanna have a "I feel real stupid contest?"
I've done this TWICE!!! :(

Received on Tue May 27 1997 - 22:55:11 BST

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