Yahoo! News Story - Floppy Disk Becoming Relic of the Past (fwd)

From: John Foust <>
Date: Tue Sep 21 04:08:04 2004

At 10:21 PM 9/20/2004, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>Luxury. When I was a boy, we had to transmit using smoke signals *and* a
>shofar for parity bits. And if we lost carrier because of a rainstorm,
>our father would beat us with his strap and dance on our grave.

And we had to raise and make our own shofars.

- John
Received on Tue Sep 21 2004 - 04:08:04 BST

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