if you hadn't already known this about the PDP-8

From: Ben Franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Wed Dec 12 22:12:11 2001

Douglas Quebbeman wrote:
> I never understand this- why not kick it up to 1027x768 and use the
> Windows Appearance controls to make the menus and screen fonts larger?

 My vga monitors have a tendency to die, thus a old VGA is easy to come
and not have to FUCK with windows 'SAFE' mode.

> That way graphics look nice and text is still readable and things
> you have to click on (buttons can be made bigger too) are bigger
> targets...

I want smaller menus and buttons. I like a window filled with what ever
am reading, not clutter on the screen. It makes no sense to me to switch
to a
higher res and then defeat it by having bigger fonts. When I was running
I ran at 800x600 but only so I could run bigger fonts to give me a 80x25
xterm window. Also most on the games I play only run at 640x480 due to
( P-150 here) or screen limitations.
> It's the best of both worlds, instead of being limited to one...
I have Hi-Res, I just don't use it. This was brought to you by a
640x480 16 bit color display and the number 100110.
Ben Franchuk --- Pre-historic Cpu's -- 
Received on Wed Dec 12 2001 - 22:12:11 GMT

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