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From: "tiglath" <>
Subject: Re: "I'm Being Deluged By Emails"
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 19:15:59 -0400
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"John Cartmell" <> wrote in message
> In article <>, Barbarossa
> <> wrote:
> > Martin Reboul <> wrote:
> > > > > Quite! Most of my machine comes from various Far Eastern places,
> > > > > such as China, Korea and Taiwan.
> > Barbarossa:
> > Apple, Dell, & Gateway (and others) all contract with Taiwan (and
> > others) for the production of computers and screens. U.S. production of
> > parts is somewhat limited - a notable example is IBM's new Fishkill, NY
> > plant which fabs G5 processor CPU chips.
> > John Cartmell <> wrote
> > > > That's why I use hardware designed in the UK and software
> > > > (including operating system.)
> > Barbarossa:
> > Like what, for instance?
> RISC OS*. Continued development of the Acorn system using ARM processors
> and the RISC (RISC OS) Operating System.
Hmmmm. Acorn still around?
Echoes of my first computer, a BBC Model B, 32k of RAM, bought in Hastings.
I had such fun with it...
It had *already* a lot of clever ideas. I loved the always-on screen
editor and the BASIC interpreter... The only time Marianne, my inamorata,
had any serious competition...
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