IBM 5100

From: der Mouse <mouse_at_Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: Sun Aug 8 01:45:40 2004

> The whole thing reminds me of the StarTrek movie where the Enterprise
> travels back in time to 1980 or thereabouts and Scotty is trying to
> use then current computer. He keeps saying "Computer" and trying to
> TELL it what to do. Finally one of the people from 1980 hands him a
> keyboard. He looks at it for a moment and relies "How Quaint"!

Ah yes, that was from Save The Whales, I think. (I forget the formal
title; that's how I've always thought of it....)

> Lets just hope that by 2036 no one will remember MicrosSoft and
> Windows!

I hope they _will_ remember them (as historical mistakes, to be sure).
"Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it."

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