HAL must die!
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Wed Mar 16 15:11:01 UTC 2011
Quoth Robert Huff on Wednesday, 16 March 2011:
> Erich Dollansky writes:
> > > The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to
> > > choose from.
> > when it comes to screwing, we use - at least outside the USA -
> > metric screws. M3, M4 ... M10 ...
> > We do not care much who manufactured them.
> > The software industry is still far away from this.
> ... in part, because the definition of a "screw" is not yet
Microsoft seems to understand the definition of "screw" well enough for
its own purposes. The rest of us just don't like being on the receiving
end of it.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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