Emulated Peripherals

From: R. D. Davis <rdd_at_rddavis.org>
Date: Mon Feb 17 23:48:00 2003

Quothe Tony Duell, from writings of Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 12:24:01AM +0000:
> On the other hand, I got the impression that the poster of this advert
> had at least taken the time to read the list and/or find out what we
> really do here. That instantly raises the message well above the 'spam'
> level.

Yes, and the fact that he didn't try to annoy us with looney
marketroid-speak, by directly referring to our systems as "legacy
systems," but as classic or vintage systems (I forget which), which
was to his credit as well (he only used "legacy systems" in
parenthesis, along with an explanation of the term).

> Nobody wants this list to turn into just adverts, but I think I'd find
> _occassionaly_ posts like that less annoying that E-bay trailers from
> regular list members.


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