Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers (was: OT email response format)

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
Date: Fri Apr 26 11:56:18 2002

> > So why do *you* bother drawing a distinction between the two if toys are a
> > valid use? A computer is a computer, no matter what it's used for, right?
> techweb defines "computer" as:
> A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a set of
> instructions that are stored internally either temporarily or
> permanently. The computer and all equipment attached to it are called
> hardware. The instructions that tell it what to do are called
> "software." A set of instructions that perform a particular task is
> called a "program" or "software program."

Exactly my point. Calling a lower-power computer a "toy" is simply an
artificial and needlessly pejorative designation.

> > I use my C-128 because I am an ornery, stubborn, retro grouch. --Bob Masse

> Who is Bob Masse?

He was on comp.sys.cbm for awhile but I haven't seen him recently. Another
Inland Empire Commodore guy along with Todd Elliott and myself.

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