Snap quiz: desk stuff
london.pm at bang.meep.org
Thu Nov 23 12:53:21 GMT 2006
On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> I got a mail the other night from someone who's still using an Acorn
> A3000 with the SCSI board I designed for it sometime in the early
> nineties. I claimed to be delighted but actually I was just wondering
> why. My fingers wanted to type 'get a proper computer, fool'.
Didn't we just do the debate on why people might like to tinker with
archaic systems which still retain certain cutenes or nifty things ?
Maybe they have a proper computer, too. If you want to be really scared,
maybe they found your name in the code while porting the firmware to their
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