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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Chris Ahlstrom
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 20:11:48 -0400
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After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
  this bit o' wisdom:

> You're sure about that?  Most people have no idea that CD's are slower than
> hard drives.  Most people have no idea what the difference is, other than
> removability.
> Certainly, very technical people can deduce those things.  Most people
> would never make the connection.

Sure they would, and if they didn't, and voiced it, someone would explain it
to them.

> Most people still don't understand the difference between RAM and Hard Disk
> space.  I constatly hear people say something like "My Microsoft has 500GB
> of memory".  And you think those people will understand the intricacies of
> CD versus hard disk performance?

Easily.  "You see, a CD has the acceleration of a truck, while the hard disk
has the acceleration of a racer."

Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.
                -- Mark Twain

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