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Re: is m68k really ready for testing?

Op ma 07-04-2003, om 08:00 schreef Aaron Lehmann:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 11:06:59PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > How 'technical' is the term 'doorstop architecture'?
> From Jargon File (4.3.3, 20 Sep 2002) [jargon]:
>   doorstop n. Used to describe equipment that is non-functional and
>      halfway expected to remain so, especially obsolete equipment kept around
>      for political reasons or ostensibly as a backup. "When we get another
>      Wyse-50 in here, that ADM 3 will turn into a doorstop." Compare {boat
>      anchor}.
> If it's in the jargon file, it's pretty technical :).

Granted. Still, he also referred to m68k as a 'toy' architecture. And
even if they both are technical terms, it's still insulting.

wouter at grep dot be
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