[TriLUG] Red Hat, GNOME, and Canonical, oh my
bitmage at pobox.com
Sat Jul 31 16:51:33 EDT 2010
On 07/30/2010 07:37 PM, Maxwell Spangler wrote:
> Clearly by now everyone has recognized the superior graphics of Atari
> 8bit computers. I mean, so what if Commodore had better sound: It's
> just *sound*. Like that matters. Also: Sprites are for sissies.
> Player/Missile graphics and Display List Interrupts are what real people
I envied that ASDR envelope on my friends C64. OTOH, I had a floppy
drive that could load programs in less than an hour.
And we could play 4-player M.U.L.E.
And yet less thanks have we than you. Users scowl at us, and reporters
give us scornful names. "Geek" I am to one fat man who lives a firewall
away from foes that would steal his identity or lay his little computer
in ruin, if it was not guarded ceaselessly. Yet we would not have it
Brian Daniels bitmage at pobox.com
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