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Re: "Digital Dark Age"
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: "Digital Dark Age"
- From: DT Fletcher <FletcherOR@AOL.COM>
- Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 20:29:33 EST
- Message-Id: <199902140130.RAA16348@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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In a message dated 2/13/99 6:52:01 AM Pacific Standard Time, dmc@MINN.NET
<< But looking at current trends in software and
backwards compatibility I don't think that computers of the future will be
infinitely backwards compatible. >>
There are certain to be new fancy computers with proprietary archictures such
as the MAC, but the business world is different. The business world will never
accept any computer now or in the future that will not run their current
software. Therefore, Infinite backwards compatibility is absolutely assured in
the world of business computers.
come on folks. Its pretty much Q.E.D. on this point.