eUROS 8WAS: Is holographic no longer vaporware? (was: Let's develop an open-source media archive standard))

From: Roger Merchberger <>
Date: Fri Aug 13 14:35:03 2004

Rumor has it that Hans Franke may have mentioned these words:
>Am 13 Aug 2004 14:14 meinte Roger Merchberger:
>Wer den Pfennig nicht ehrt ist den Thaler nicht wert.
>(He who doesn't honor the Pfennig isn't woth a Thaler - Thaler
>is an old german currency, some 300 years ago ... in fact the
>Dollar is taken from that:)

Neat saying -- I'll have to add that to my ".sig randomizer" file.
[[and my 2nd love is computers -- my first was coin collecting.
Unfortunately, old coins don't pay bills, so I don't spend nearly so much
time on it as I'd like.]]

I know what a Thaler is (but I don't have one... drat!) -- but my choice
would probably been Guilder. I don't know why, I've always liked the name
Guilder. I do have a few of those.

>No, Cent. what a stupid name, I mean, it has no sound to it.

Yea... uh... gee, thanks! That's what we call *our* decimal coinage...
(although, even if it says "one cent" on our penny, most people call them
pennies to this day.)


>(I think the beeing a politician removes all common sense)...

I would think that one would need to lose all common sense *before*
becoming a politician! Otherwise, they could have found a much better

So gehts... ;-)
Roger "Merch" Merchberger

Roger "Merch" Merchberger   ---   sysadmin, Iceberg Computers
Recycling is good, right???  Randomization is better!!!
If at first you don't succeed, nuclear warhead
disarmament should *not* be your first career choice.
Received on Fri Aug 13 2004 - 14:35:03 BST

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