[XeTeX] Dinosaurs

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Sep 12 18:58:12 CEST 2011

maxwell wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:46:11 +0100, "Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)"
>> Sir.  You have the honour to be communicating with
>> (in the words of my former manager, David Sweeney)
>> a DINOSAUR.  What else would you expect a dinosaur
>> to use but an IBM Model M clicky keyboard and a 19"
>> CRT monitor ?!
> Floppies?

8", of course.  I remember distinctly advising Professor John
Thornes not to go for the 5 1/4" version on a PC he was
considering buying -- "Couldn't possibly be reliable, that
small", I said ...

As to Devonian slide-rules, when I replaced my Pre-Cambrian
abacus  with this accursed modern technology, I found it necessary
to have at least three on the go at once : see Exhibit B <https://picasaweb.google.com/110725905659537251822/SlideRules?authkey=Gv1sRgCLGe6sqFrpz2cA#5651517734486159106>.

** Phil.
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