Florin Andrei wrote: > Frank Cox wrote: >> On Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:48:10 -0700 >> Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote: >> >>> It's an awful editor. I wish I could hire the person who came up with >>> the user interface, only to have the satisfaction of having him/her >>> fired five minutes later. With no severance package. >> >> Viewed in the context of the time when it was originally created, it's >> a work >> of genius. There's a reason why it became the default text editor on >> Unix >> systems. > > I don't deny that. > Interlaced video, at the time it was invented, was a great idea. Now > it's a huge harassment for anyone doing video processing. The steam > engine was a huge step forward - a few hundred years ago. And look at it > now. > If interlaced video powered by a steam engine works for me, why should I change? My car is over 10 yrs old & runs fine - don't need a new one. My house was built 45 yrs ago & I like it - don't need a new one. I was born over 50 yrs ago & I don't need . . . well, ok - maybe there's room for improvement. :-) -- Toby Bluhm Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.