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Re: Guru needed

I don't know I have a atari, a 486, and a amd K6 233 overclocked to 262.5
with 64 M RAM and a DVD drive.  None of them are fast enough forme.  I would
like to edit full motion video I guess the idea is just get what you need
for what you want.  If my friend is happy with a yugo good for him!.

Jeremiah Curry
-----Original Message-----
From: Aleksander Mierzwa <alexaudi@usa.net>
To: mhdavion@earthlink.net <mhdavion@earthlink.net>
Cc: Quattro list <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Monday, August 10, 1998 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: Guru needed

>At 00:16 10.08.98 -0700, Michael Zamarocy wrote:
>>You forgot to mention an important item, . . . . you can't drive your A4
>>without wheels, tires, engine, trans, etc. just like you can't use a MAC
>>without software? And the last I looked, there is hardly anything out
>>for a MAC, . . . . unless you use a WIN95 Emulator????
>There's lot of software for Mac. As well as for non-Windows equipped PCs,
>Amigas or even Atari computers. The problem is, Micro$oft thanks to it's
>marketing efforts worth $$$$$ has convinced most people that if you don't
>keep buying the very latest software, you won't be able to do anything and
>your computer will turn into a useless piece of junk. This is simply not
>true. On my desk at work sits a Pentium 200 with 64 megs of RAM and 4GB
>hard drive. The company I work for develops software for Windows, so that's
>what's needed to run Visual C++ and assorted stuff. I'm not impressed at
>all. At home I have an old 386 PC (which is soon to have Linux installed)
>and an Atari ST (anybody remember these? ;-) I picked up for $40. _Both_ of
>these computers fully satisfy my needs. I do not have to get MS Word 8.0
>for Win98 to edit and print a letter. A simple freeware DOS editor for PC
>will do fine, just like any editor for Atari (and it has even windows and
>icons, although the operating system only takes 192KB of ROM). This
>software is fast, stable, simple and efficient. This is much like with
>cars. The manufacturers are telling you "look, this is a fine car, it has
>dual airbags and cup holders. Everybody is driving it, so it must be good.
>Get rid of that old crap of yours and buy this new flashy one". But we,
>Audi fans know that a 15 years old Quattro is still much better all around
>car, despite it may look somewhat outdated and lack some bells and whistles
>the newer cars have. Just my $0.02 and sorry for the wasted BW.
>Aleksander Mierzwa
>Warsaw, Poland
>87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
>88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
>91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)