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Journal: Chronicle: New glasses and contacts 3

Journal by Chacham

As i am having a harder time reading things up close, it seemed like a good time to get new glasses. Off to a local optometrist i went, a member of the community, and got my new prescription. I warned him i'd being going to Zenni for the frames, which he seemed to not be enthused about. Though he mentioned the reason being quality, and i do believe he was earnest in his comments, the loss of profit from selling designer frames had to be in the backgr

Comment: Re:Many times, newer is actually better. (Score 1) 6

by jawtheshark (#49428549) Attached to: One year since XP OEL.
Different case, and applied to cars, we haven't advanced all that much ever since the introduction of crumple zones and the seat belt. Yes, we have ABS and ESP these days, but those are relatively small improvements.

Also keep in mind that if you can drive a car from the 50ties, you can drive one built in 2015, and inversely. Safely.

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Journal: One year since XP OEL. 6

Journal by jawtheshark
Do you realize that XP was EOLed exactly one year ago?
I know many XP machines still chugging around peacefully without problems: No XPcalypse happened. This entirely fits my predictions.

XP was a (had become) a mature operating system. I abhor the fetish of "newer is better" that reigns in our industry.

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