On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 21:49 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 15:12 -0400, Steve Litt wrote:
> > Kinda seems like the (de) evolution of cars, doesn't it? As a kid,
> > I could tune up my beater flat head 6 1959 Plymouth in 20 minutes with
> > a 10 inch adjustable and a gapping tool. With today's cars, I'm lucky
> > to be able to change the air filter.
> That's a nice analogy :). We could repair our old cars using a hammer
> and screwdriver, today we need to be computer experts to repair a car.
For example, to correct idling mixture there under the hood was a screw
on the carburetor, nowadays there's a connector for a computer inside
the driver's cab. Assumed your car strikes in the middle of the
wilderness, what kind of car do you prefer?