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That was my point. The majority of the evolution has been the fact that one can put a system in one's home....and now anywhere. Did I write that badly?

So what is it that drives this industry was: A 40 Mb drive
Wet" chemists? Probably because this isn't the group of choice for people who enjoy delving into the recent history of materials science and the...

It is crap now because all improvements were done by throwing bigger, faster, smaller at the biz. What you see in software is a direct result of programmers being able to treat computer resources as infinite. In the 90s, I was praying for Intel not being able to make a faster CPU; this would have forced all code to learn about memory and storage management. Memory and disk capacity have made all hardware the equivalent of a junk room.

See above.

But they are being rediscovered. You're just not seeing it all over the place because Unix sources have only recently become available for the younsters to chew on. You're going to have to wait until they grow up and become project managers.

No, they didn't. There was also the clbutt of computing behaviours where one man's bug was another man's feature.

That is because they have been "protected" by hard-software distributors who buttume everybody else is stupider.

Take a good look at the atbreastudes expressed in this thread. Any TOPS-10 operating system programmer can smell this atbreastude in a femtosecond. We had lots of practice fighting it because it was distributed by people who were top experts at arrogance. Their only method of getting work done was to lather their arrogance all over the product line.

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