In <20090323010320.GB7301@gecko.davescrunch.org>, Dave Patterson wrote: >* Christofer C. Bell <email@example.com> [2009-03-22 16:24:52 -0500]: >> I remember the days before 1994 and the Great AOL Floodgates opening... > >A 286 accelerator card in an 8086 IBM with a 20 Mg hard drive and 5 1/4 >floppy drive. 56k modem. Hotrod machine for the day. That's hyperbole, at the very least. The original Pentium was released on March 22, 1993. 3 1/2" disks had been available for a while. While the first GB disk wouldn't be seen until 1995, 100MB drives were available. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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