In a message dated 11/9/99 4:04:30 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<< I brought up the darned discussion in the first place because there are 
 many people here way smarter than me,  and I was hoping for their input 
 from a fresh look at the issues involved. >>

Well I've been reading all the responses and it looks like you've got a lot 
of input. I remember the rule of thumb on the early CISC boxes was under 20 
I/O's per screen. That's a far cry from 2500. But you're right - the machines 
have gotten tremendously faster.  

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