[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jerry Adams
Sent: Friday, September 04, 2009 9:54 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Who is telling stories out of turn?
No flame, but two days ago I went into an auto parts store. When the
clerk logged into his dumb (!) monitor, the log in reminded me of a DEC
PDP-11; most definitely not graphical. The system painted (literally;
probably running a 9600 baud modem back to some office) the screen.
Didn't even have a scanner; he had to key in the number. This store was
built within the last year by a national chain.
But it got the price right, and I was on my way in < 1 minute.
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RE: Who is telling stories out of turn?, (continued)
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