Many things

From: Michael Sokolov <msokolov_at_ivan.Harhan.ORG>
Date: Fri Jan 28 13:07:13 2005

Computer Collector Newsletter <> wrote:

> Do you mean you use a classic computer as your ** primary ** machine, or just
> that you happen to use it ** once in a while ** for your current work?

The former. I do not own any non-Classic computers and never will.
I do not use any non-Classic operating systems and never will.

> RE: people who use classic computers as their primary machine, not including
> those of you on the list who work for computer museums -- I'm very curious how
> many of you exist.

I think, therefore I exist. Cogito ergo sum.

> And, do you use classic computers by 1.) choice, 2.) lack
> of budget, or 3.) technological need (that is, legacy connectivity)...?


> But in day-to-day
> 'real life', I can't fathom using anything other than a modern system running
> some equally modern version of Unix or Windows.

The fact that you can't fathom it signifies nothing but a limitation of your
imagination. It is possible and I am the living proof. I believe our Prof.
Tony Duell is the same way.

> but how do you handle it in the real world

Define "real world". My reality is different from yours.

> where people may tell you "Sorry, our company only does business in
> Microsoft"...?

I don't do any business with companies other than to shoot them.
I'm a Marxist-Leninist Communist revolutionary.

Received on Fri Jan 28 2005 - 13:07:13 GMT

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