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> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> How about this: it is time for the innovation
> in computers in general and the web in particular
> to stop. It is time for a regulated standard to
> be created and enforced by statute such that if
> one buys a computer and a program to run on it
> today, it will run on a computer that you buy
> 50 years from now, and that the computer you
> buy today will run any program written 50
> years from now.
> It works for TV and automobiles. Why not computers?
> We must get out of the experimenter/hobbyist
> phase and enable people to get the most out
> of their investment. The situation today
> is ALL Bill Gates' fault, of course.
> That's not an original thought or even a troll.
> It was proposed in an article this past weekend
> and comes from a journalist think tank type.
I applaud the sentiment. There's very little innovation worth
having in computers, that wasn't already thought of and implemented
Bill de hÓra
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