KDE4.3 beta issues <OT>

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sun May 24 02:45:07 BST 2009


On Saturday 23 May 2009, Gene Heskett wrote:
>On Saturday 23 May 2009, Bruce Marshall wrote:
>>On Saturday 23 May 2009, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> Well then, anyone claiming to be an older fart than Gene, please step
>>> forward. Otherwise, Gene will be the defacto "Old Fart" curmudgeon of
>>> the List. Ric
>>
>>I resemble that remark but not sure I want to lay claim.
>
>Aww, Gee Bruce, why not?  Now 74, I gave the bashful bit some time back.
>Unforch, its a little like Rodney Dangerfield, though.
>
Damn fingers, they don't type what I tell them to.  s/I gave/I gave up/g

>>Started out on an IBM computer in 1962.  A 650 model where the 'memory' was
>>'contained' on a rotating drum and the assembler optimized its code by
>> placing it at points on the drum where it would be fetched fastest as the
>> drum rotated.
>
>Got me beat.  I have heard of that technique though.
>
>--
>Cheers, Gene
>"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
> soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
>-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
>The NRA is offering FREE Associate memberships to anyone who wants them.
><https://www.nrahq.org/nrabonus/accept-membership.asp>
>
>It is Fortune, not Wisdom, that rules man's life.


-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
The NRA is offering FREE Associate memberships to anyone who wants them.
<https://www.nrahq.org/nrabonus/accept-membership.asp>

OK, enough hype.
             -- Larry Wall in the perl man page




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