Re: First Post...

CobraBoy! (
Fri, 1 Aug 1997 21:26:00 -0700

Joseph R. Kiniry around 8:24 PM -0700 on 8/1/97, brainstormed and came up
with this:

> this is yet another reason why i'd like to get off
> fork...seriously...take me off. i'm so tired of hearing about shit i
> don't care about. no offense tim, but most of the time, you just
> waste mine. adam will filter the good bits to me anyway - that's what
> he is for, right rohit?

funny you should mention adam. I actually liked spending my time reading
about his first car, a used Nissan sentra and how owning a car was a worth
while concept.

> writes:
> > from my new 8600/300/128/2 gig/24x/zip
> >
> >
> > You might notice the change form 4 gig to 2 gig. That is because Apple
> > shipped this with a pirce of shit Quantum Fireball. I replaced that
>with my
> > trusty 2 gig Seagate Hawk and all is well.

just so I know in the future, was the offending command the fact that I
mentioned that Apple is installing a drive that is hardly fit for high
sustained transfer work (as in digital video) in a machine built for
digital video work?

> > Macbench showed this to be 266% faster than my 8500/180 of 6 months ago.

or that the benchmark for performance has gone up 266% in 6 months?

> any other takers?

Ok, fine by me, quit.


p.s. for anyone that would like to see benchmarks there here:


Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1,
when men were men and wrote their own device drivers? ...Linus Torvalds

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