>>The mind boggles at the sheer wonderfulness of powerful servers
>>with lots of bandwidth being devoted to such an utterly useless
>>purpose. I haven't seen anything more brilliantly stupid
>>since text-mode Quake!
Gee whiz, sometimes it's a good thing to play with brilliant and
quirky "bits." They are spring boards (catalysts) which nurtures the
genuine and pragmatic applications.
A great scholar once said,
"LISP has jokingly been called "the most intelligent way to misuse a
computer". I think that description is a great compliment because it
transmits the full flavor of liberation: it has assisted a number of
our most gifted fellow humans in thinking previously impossible
- Edsger Dijkstra, (Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery), 15:10
Cheers and beers,
--Nong (too optimistic...Bah!)
"If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything
original." -- Sir Ken Robinson
On 1/8/07, Bill Mercer <[log in to unmask]
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wrote on 1/8/2007 11:40:55 AM:
> > At least 510 megs more awesome than it was before! That's like 18 times
> > as awesome!
> Just imagine how big it would be if it included audio.
> The mind boggles at the sheer wonderfulness of powerful servers with lots of bandwidth being devoted to such an utterly useless purpose. I haven't seen anything more brilliantly stupid since text-mode Quake!
> Now if only they would provide an option to convert Flash animations into ANSI text...