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Comment: Why not? (Score 1) 415

by CrowdedBrainzzzsand9 (#42718505) Attached to: Why a Linux User Is Using Windows 3.1

Original posted solution sounded like a fun--if not optimal--solution. I remember an ancient Word Perfect on Windoze 3.1 being more productive than later word processors over more modern computers. Why? Software developers (I'm guilty of being one) have accelerated their gobbling of memory and processor cycles over the years so much that the poor HW folks can't keep up...despite the later's impressive results. The result: page downs are still painfully slow. But hey, I can format the document in Vulcan XML. Thanks.

Comment: Fewer embarrassing/career-fatal events (Score 1) 248

by CrowdedBrainzzzsand9 (#42082589) Attached to: Companies Getting Rid of Reply-all

At least three times I've seen an off-color joke sent in a reply-all, that included a company-wide address in the list that the sender didn't notice. Once, I similarly received an excel file with all salaries (very small company).

Except for the caberet, I say 'good riddance' to reply-all.

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C. - A.D. 65)

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