Re: Equipment Standard

Subject: Re: Equipment Standard
From: Tammy Sudol <tammy -at- M3ISYSTEMS -dot- QC -dot- CA>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 1995 11:23:16 -0500

Rebecca Filardo asks:

> I was wondering what kind of hardware most people on this list use.
> I am having enormous trouble persuading my boss that the equipment I
> have is not adequate for what he is expecting me to do.
> I have a 486, 33MHz, 8Meg PC with 14" screen, which doesn't print and
> gets very slow when I have more than one package open - which is often
> necessary.

To add my 2 cents worth:

I have a 486 with a gig hd and 32 mgs of RAM. I also have two screens: a
17" and a 14". I recently fought for and received an HP LaserJet 4P printer
that I share with one other writer and my boss (of course). My boss keeps
threatening to move it into his office (it currently sits on my desk). Can
you believe it? He prints 1 or 2 MEMOS a week! But that's another
gripe.....

Sue Gallagher: I'm envious of you and your CD-ROM.

Rebecca: Good luck in getting better equipment.


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Technical Writer tel: 514-928-4600 ext. 2389
MOSAIC Department
M3i Systems Inc.
Longueuil, Quebec
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