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Re: Ubuntu vs. Debian (was Re: Introduction)



On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 01:15 -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 12:05:24AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> >    
> > Actually, I'm serious about the utility of big line printers.  The
> > large print and *wide*, lined paper made it easy to step thru your
> > program, making notes, side calculations, etc.  Think of them as
> > magic whiteboards that you could lay on your desk and didn't need
> > thick, stinky, messy markers to write with.
> You certainly are correct in that the wide paper left sufficient room to
> make notes, etc. I'd use the side for comments and corrections and the
> back for flow charts and such.


And here I thought the whole point of computerizing was to save the
trees.  My illusions are shattered!

So much for the mythical "paperless office."


-- 
Michael M. ++ Portland, OR ++ USA
"No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions
of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to
dream." --S. Jackson



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