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Re: "Digital Dark Age"



In a message dated 2/13/99 6:52:01 AM Pacific Standard Time, dmc@MINN.NET
writes:

<< 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.
dt fletcher

come on folks. Its pretty much Q.E.D. on this point.


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