thrashing + lost files
stoa at gmx.us
Wed Mar 18 11:51:44 UTC 2015
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 03:05:28AM -0800, CK wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:56:25 -0800, CK wrote:
> > > unusable to those with dial-up connections, requiring 10 seconds for each
> > > character typed ... no exaggeration.
> > A common reply would be: "Who still uses dial-up anyway?" ;-)
> 10s of millions in the USA. High-speed internet is way too expensive,
> over $100/mo where I live. Over $1200/yr. Easily 5-10% of take-home
> salary for many minimal wage workers.
Not only that, but many rural areas simply have not been wired. In
those cases, the only options are dial-up or satellite.
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