[OS X TeX] 64-bit binaries in TeXLive 2010

Robert Bruner rrb at math.wayne.edu
Fri Dec 4 17:52:13 CET 2009

cfr said:

> I do not intend to give up my PowerBook for some time if I can possibly
> avoid doing so. The tendency to see expensive electronics as "outdated"
> and "no longer worth supporting" after shorter and shorter periods of
> time seems to me deeply problematic. By "expensive" I mean not just in
> terms of financial cost or even user and/or administrator time and
> effort, but also in terms of environmental impact and resource usage.

Amen to that.  The environmental cost, together with the cost in time
to keep learning new ways to do the same old things, is getting more and
more annoying and unsustainable.  This from someone who, when he first
started playing with computers in 1966, thought he'd found the best toy
he had ever had, and who has found them quite useful in his work ever

 - rrb

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