Marko Mäkelä wrote: > > On Thu, 22 Jul 1999, Raymond Blum wrote: > > > In case you haven't yetr seen it, check out the article on good > > computers at > > http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/99/07/circuits/articles/22bitt.html > > You will need to register to the service first. The link is on the main > page <URL:http://www.nytimes.com/>. I think that the article is worth it. > I could only find one (funny) mistake in it: "At a time when mega, giga > and tetra are the popular prefixes, ..." Yeah, isn't tetra the Greek for > the number 4? At one time The New York Times was the bastion and authority on the correct and proper usage of English. Sadly, at around the time the paper changed over to more modern ways of printing, its use of English became more casual, and sloppy, and the accuracy of its content less reliable. -- ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ / //_/ // / // / //_/ // Howard Herman / ___ // / //___ / ___ // email@example.com /_// /_// /_____// /_// /_// - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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