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____/ Gregory Shearman on Monday 14 Nov 2011 10:29 : \____
> On 2011-11-14, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> ____/ Gregory Shearman on Sunday 13 Nov 2011 20:38 : \____
>>> Mine was an 80286 with a green screen and a massive 1MB of memory. The
>>> OS (MS-DOS) could only use about 640k of that and the rest had to be
>>> added on top using an MS-DOS hack.
>> 640k should be enough for everyone !!
> Did Bill Gates actually say it?
> QUESTION: "I read in a newspaper that in l981 you said '640K of memory
> should be enough for anybody.' What did you mean when you said this?"
> ANSWER: "I've said some stupid things and some wrong things, but not
> that. No one involved in computers would ever say that a certain amount
> of memory is enough for all time."
> It's still funny though, Roy... 8-)
Yes, I know he denied saying it, but it's still a classic :-)
~~ Best of wishes
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