[MUD-Dev] Re: pet peeves

Travis S. Casey efindel at io.com
Mon Feb 15 07:54:38 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999

On Sat, 13 Feb 1999, Caliban Tiresias Darklock wrote:
> On 05:43 PM 2/13/99 +0000, I personally witnessed Mik Clarke jumping up to say:

> Exactly. Most of what we are doing on our PCs today was impossible ten
> years ago. If you had told me in 1990 that by the year 2000, anyone could
> put a 300dpi flatbed color scanner on his desk *and* install it himself for
> under $50, I would have laughed very hard indeed -- "Why, sure, someone
> probably COULD do that. But who's going to install the SCSI card to hook
> the scanner to?"

Well, I probably shouldn't mention this for fear of starting a PC-Mac
flamewar, but SCSI was standard equipment on Macs well before 1990.  :-)

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