[CrackMonkey] [firstname.lastname@example.org: D I T H E R A T I for 15 February 2002]
Monkey Master and Prince Regent of San Francisco
monkeymaster at crackmonkey.org
Sat Feb 16 12:04:47 PST 2002
begin Miles Nordin quotation:
> yeah. I had 1.03, the one with the egg-slicer animation in WIN.COM
> when it booted up, like something out of a side-scrolling video game.
> I was late for school once because I trusted the time on Windows
> 1.03's analog CLOCK.EXE, and Windows was missing timer interrupts or
Brett Glass says he went to Microsoft for a job inturview in
the eighties when they were working on Windows. He asked if it could
multitask, and Balmer says "why?".
"Oh, I dunno, maybe I might like to see that clock while I'm
working on something els--"
<ballmer interrupts with long screed about UI implications of
multitasking and how "it's too much for the users">
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01234567 <- The amazing* indent-o-meter!
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